The Daily GLOB: Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille, GO GATORS! Union St. Downtown Farmers Market Wednesday, UF Mobile Outreach Clinic. Sunrise Yoga, Chili Crisp coming soon, Frozen veggies healthier? Daily GLOB lunch quote

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Volume 8, Day 210, Wednesday, June 20, 2018
 
 
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Happy Wednesday!

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GLOBmaster2017Good morning GLOBers.  The Mighty Gator National Champion baseball team stayed alive in the College World Series by drubbing the Texas Longhorns 6-1 yesterday afternoon behind a dominant performance from starting pitcher Jackson Kowar, who struck out a career-high 13 over 6 2/3 scoreless innings. Kowar over matched Texas all afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park, surrendering just five hits and two walks. (Note: The Texas Tech-Arkansas game was postponed until Wednesday).  GO GATORS!

 

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It's Union Street Downtown Farmer's Market Wednesday and Market Elder Farmer Lybrand the market is celebrating the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year with cukes, honey, and a short lecture on why bees do it.

062018marketVENDORCelebrate the summer solstice at the market this week. The longest day of the year tells the bees the nectar flows will soon be diminishing and so the queens begin to lay a new kind of egg containing fat cells so the workers in the second half of the year can live longer and survive the eventual cold weather. Local honey is available each week. Cucumbers are still plentiful but the summer heat will soon limit them to hoop house production. An abundance of peppers-both sweet and spicy- are at the market. Spaghetti and butternut squash are now in the mix as the month of June progresses. The proliferation of eggplant heralds the evolution to the summer season. Local sweet corn is also now being harvested.. Another omen of the looming summer heat is yard long beans which are available. Organic cherry and plum tomatoes are plentiful. Watermelons have joined cantaloupes in increasing quantities. Peaches are still being picked. While displays of beautiful bouquets in a myriad array of colors and styles can be found. Potatoes are plentiful also along with an abundance of squash. Cool weather kale, collards and radishes are still being harvested while ever increasing amount and varieties of beans and blueberries continue the showcase of warm weather crops. Grass fed beef and chicken as well as  seafood are offered every Wednesday. An ever increasing variety of vegan prepared foods is also available. Check the market's products page for a definitive listing of produce. Organic coffee and kombucha are served each week along with a wide variety of prepared foods.

MARKET MUSIC:  Chuck Rogan - 4:00. Ted Wright - 5:00, The INspiration - 6:00.

 

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UF MOBILE OUTREACH CLINIC: The Alachua County Library and the University of Florida College of Medicine is partnering for a free primary healthcare consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic in the ACLIB headquarters branch plaza area, and Study Room C this afternoon from 10:00 to 4:00 pm.

 

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SUNRISE YOGA: International Yoga Day - Gainesville Health and Fitness is offering a free community yoga class tomorrow at 7:40 am at the Gainesville Health & Fitness Women's Center, in Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd Ave. aught by Jenny Roberts, to celebrate the benefits of yoga and to experience the essence of yoga on the longest day of the year. Non-GHF members welcome.  Taught by Jenny Roberts, to celebrate the benefits of yoga and to experience the essence of yoga on the longest day of the year. Non-GHF members welcomed.  International Yoga Day is a day where people all over the world participate in a yoga flow together and it's to promote global health, harming and peace. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information, registration.

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What's for lunch GLOBers?  Hmmm, I'm thinking a bowl of pickled cucumbers might be the ticket this farmers market Wednesday.  Tell me where you will be and I will provide all the brain food you can consume fresh and ready to enjoy . . .

 

Today in the GLOB!

Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille

I was having lunch with good friend Bob Sturm and I suggested he try the every Wednesday Hamburger Special with your choice of French, Fries, cole slaw, or the vegetable of the day. - READ MORE

Frozen veggies are healthier?

According to research from the University of California, Davis what could better, nutrition-wise, than a carton of fresh berries hand-selected at your local Whole Foods or farmers market? A bag of the same stuff you picked up in the frozen food aisle of your nearby grocery store. - READ MORE

Chili crisp coming to the states

New York City's Grub Street website says a Chinese food authority Is bringing her Chengdu-Made Fly by Jing’s Sichuan Chili Crisp to America but it does not taste like your run-of-the-mill chili sauce,  - READ MORE

 

 

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MOST POPULAR PICKLES EXPLAINED:  Who knew there was so much to learn about your fave burger topping? Cukes are surprisingly healthy, and are full of probiotics and antioxidants. Their crunch and sour aftertaste makes them a staple for New Yorkers, the Jewish community, and yes, Snooki.

 

 

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DAILY GLOB LUNCH QUOTE: Eating a croissant. Expectation: Fancy and French. Reality: Crumb apocalypse.

-PureWow!

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If you're still hungry and need a good lunch idea FOLLOW THIS LINK to Gainesville's Lunch Out Blog Instagram page.  This is where the GLOB's Image Editor Erica Corbett takes great pleasure in sharing amazingly looking, deliciously yummy images of what we are thinking about, contemplating seriously, and eventually eating for lunch in the Urban GLOB.


Have a wonderful Wednesday lunch GLOBers and if you see the GLOB Master downtown be sure to say hello.  If I miss you this afternoon I will see ya right here tomorrow morning!

Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor

email me: misanford@gatorglob.com

 
 
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