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Green beans

Green beans grown by John Givens Farm of Goleta, Calif., at the Encino farmers market. RECENT & RELATED Market Watch: Farmers market news by David Karp The California Cook: Columns by Times Food editor Russ Parsons Your guide to cooking through the seasons -- recipes included Interactive... David Karp / For The Times