Whether you live in San Joaquin County or are just visiting the area, the abundance of fresh food is one thing that no one should miss. An imported storebought tomato just doesn't compare to a juicy, homegrown summertime Big Boy available from a local family farm. And why buy asparagus shipped in from somewhere else when the Delta region produces so much of the vegetable that there is an entire festival celebrating its yearly harvest?
But it's not just fruit and vegetebles that make the local region special. Local farms also sell fresh eggs. Tim Barsetti, an owner of Barsetti Farms in Galt, describes country-farmed eggs to have a tougher shell and better flavor than most eggs available in the store.
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