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What would you do with 600 homeless tomato plants?

March 20, 2011 | 10:33 am

That's the dilemna Sabrina Bohn faced last May. So she hit the road and found a home in Santa Paula for her farm, which now raises a wide range of specialty vegetables.

Bohn, above, and her partners have made such impressive progress that her Shear Rock Farm is one of the most promising newcomers to farmers markets recently, for the freshness, variety and presentation of its produce.

Read more in this week's Market Watch column by David Karp, and check out his photo gallery of what's arriving fresh at farmers markets this week.


MAP: Explore your local farmers market

Photos -- Market Fresh: Cooking through the seasons

121 recipes for your favorite restaurant dishes

-- Rene Lynch
Twitter / renelynch 

Photo: Sabrina Bohn of Shear Rock Farm in Santa Paula stands amid rows of Russian and curly kale. Credit: David Karp / For The Times