Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • October 14, 2015

SALINAS, CA– October 14, 2015 – Natividad Medical Center offers a Certified Farmers’ Market every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Farmers’ Market is located at 1441 Constitution Blvd., outside of building 200-Out Patient Services and is part of Natividad Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to promote wellness and healthy eating among Natividad Medical Center’s staff, patients and their families.

At Natividad Medical Center’s Certified Farmers’ Market run by Everyone’s Harvest, shoppers will find fresh quality fruits and vegetables (many certified organic), beautiful flowers, live plants, and unique gifts from small-scale family farmers and local independent businesses. By shopping at Natividad Medical Center’s California Certified Farmers’ Market you are supporting local California growers.
Join us for on for a live cooking demo on Wednesday, October 28th at 12:00 p.m. All participants will receive $10 in produce vouchers! In addition, attendees can enjoy a sample of the featured recipe and a take home recipe card. Cooking demo will be by Chef Brandon Miller from Mundaka Restaurant in Carmel. Chef Brandon Miller will be demonstrating how to make Warm Summer Squash Salad.

Warm Summer Squash Salad
1 LB. Assorted Zucchini
1/4 Cup Sliced natural almonds
1oz. Olive oil
2oz. Parmesan cheese shaved
Salt and pepper to taste
Cut the ends off of Zucchini and Julianne using a Japanese mandolin or grater. Warm oil in sauté pan with almonds. When almonds are light brown add squash and remove from heat. Toss the squash with almonds and oil seasoning with salt and pepper and place on serving dish. Top with cheese and serve.

For more information on Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer’s’ Market contact :
Everyone’s Harvest
Contact: Iris Peppard, Executive Director
Tel: (831) 384-6961
Fax: (831) 582-9546

For information on Natividad Medical Center contact Marci Bracco (831) 747-7455.

Background on Natividad Medical Center (NMC)
Owned and operated by Monterey County, NMC is a 172-bed, acute-care hospital providing health care services to county residents for more than 129 years. Based in Salinas, California, NMC offers inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and specialty medical care. NMC provides more than 34,000 patient days of care each year and has more than 52,000 emergency department visits per year. NMC is a Level II Trauma Center providing the immediate availability of specialized personnel, equipment and services to treat the most severe and critical injuries. NMC’s Trauma Center is a vital community service locally that saves lives and eliminates the need to fly critically injured patients to a distant trauma center. NMC is ranked No. 1 in newborn deliveries in Monterey County and is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). With a medical staff of more than 300 physicians, NMC’s mission is to continually monitor and improve the health of the people, including the vulnerable, in Monterey County through coordinated, affordable high-quality health care. For more information, please call 831-755-4111 or visit