Holiday Instagram Contest!

Do you follow us on Instagram? Do you love San Luis Obispo? Do you love to COOK?

Wanna win a copy of The San Luis Obispo Farmers' Market Cookbook?

Gram contest for SLOcal folk! First, make sure you follow us on Instagram (@rubyrose805), then post the above photo with the hashtags #rubyrose805 & #slofarmersmarketcookbook on your account. Winner will be announced Monday, December 21, at 5p, and can pick up their prize at our shop, just in time for Christmas!

Have you heard or seen this cookbook yet? It's flying off shelves around here, take a look to see why:

The SLO Farmers' Market Cookbook features 196 pages of 60 seasonal recipes and 40 short stories. The recipes are organized by seasons (15 recipes per season) and are sub-divided into five categories: breakfast, light bites, lunch, dinner, and dessert (3 recipes per category). The latter part of the cookbook features short stories, interviews, and profiles of farmers, food artisans, and farm-to-table chefs. In the spirit of a creating a collaborative community-driven cookbook, the majority of the recipes are provided by the food growers and crafters themselves to showcase the true taste of the Central Coast.

Participants and contributors include: Artisan, Bautista Farms, Big Sky Cafe, Cal Poly Organic Farm, Domingo Farms, Eclair Bakery, Ember Restaurant, Esther’s Garden, Foremost Wine Co., Good Tides Bakery, Jensen Lorenzen (formerly Chef of the Cass House), Julia's Juices, Little Red Hen Bread, Los Osos Valley Organics, Luna Red, Mama’s Meatball, Mama’s Preserves, Meze Wine Bar & Bistro, Mt. Olive Organic Farm, Native Herbs & Honey Company, Negranti Creamery, Novo Restaurant & Lounge, Old San Luis BBQ, PC Cattle Co., Peppercreek Family Farm, Red Barn Farm, Righetti Ranch, Rinconada Dairy, Robin's Restaurant, Rutiz Family Farmstead, Sally Loo's, Scout Coffee Co., Seaside Cafe & Bakery, SLO Creek Farms, SLO Grown Produce, Sweet Pea Baker, Thomas Hill Organics, and Y. Hayashi & Sons Farm.