Most weeks, I visit three or four markets, buying enough for a couple of days and keeping me connected with the farmers and vendors. Some of my favorites are Archi’s Acres, JR Organics, Sage Mountain Farm, Suzies Farm, JR Organics, Tom King Farms, Conscious Cookery and Koral’s Tropical Fruit Farm. Each market reflects the feel of its community, becoming de facto social centers.
A few years ago, shortly after I created www.thevegetarianguy.com, I began filming my culinary finds, the farmers and community members. Over time, my blog has expanded into sharing new discoveries, tastes and recipes while applauding the efforts of local food heroes wherever I go.
My short videos provide introductions to the farmers, products and the unique atmosphere of the markets. This portal into the San Diego markets gives a taste of what is possible and shows the path to connecting the dots between food, farms and life. The following is a sampling of my recent videos.