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Eating Out - September 3, 2010

At one with the vegetables

Shumei's produce goes beyond organic with 'natural agriculture'

by Emily Hamilton

Each Sunday morning, the parking lot of the Mountain View train station is full, not with travelers but with locavores and produce-seekers. The weekly farmers market is a mecca of organic fruits and veggies, as well as some baked goods. But new to its collection of healthy treats this summer, under a standard white tent with an unassuming sign, is Shumei, a Santa Cruz farm that cultivates its crop in a unique way.

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