Have you been to the markets recently? Holy Zucchini, Batman. If you're shopping at Safeway, you're missing the zucchini boat.

This afternoon I spoke with

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Continuing Education Fridays: Squashed

A photo guide, so you can sound smart at the market

Have you been to the markets recently? Holy Zucchini, Batman. If you're shopping at Safeway, you're missing the zucchini boat.

This afternoon I spoke with Ocatavia Alvarez, from Alvarez Farm near Mabton, WA, who introduced me to the UN of squash (plus some of their entourage) at his booth at the new Phinney Market:

Italian Zucchini
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Lebanese Zucchini
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German Green Patty Pan Squash
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Yellow Zucchini
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Yellow Crookneck Squash
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Eight Ball Zucchini
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Grey Round Zucchini
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Yellow Patty Pan Squash
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Golden Boy Squash
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And this one, which he couldn't remember the name of, but looks to me like a UFO:
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Anyone know its name? 

 
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