Our Local Farmers
Mariquita Farm: Mariquita Farm (Mariquita means ladybug in Spanish) is a small family
farm located near Watsonville, CA. They grow organic specialty vegetables, greens
and herbs for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members in Santa Cruz County,
Silicon Valley, Monterey, the Peninsula, and San Francisco and for many Restaurants
in San Francisco.
Route Farms: Star Route Farms is the oldest continuously certified organic grower
in California, and the owner, Warren Weber, has long been active in the organic
industry as a past president of California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF),
co-founder of the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF),
president of Marin Organic (MarinOrganic.org),
and past vice-president of Marin Agricultural Land Trust.
Featuring "New World Specialty Food," heirloom beans are the foundation of Rancho Gordo. There are hundreds of heirloom beans waiting to be discovered and Rancho Gordo aims to find them all. Rancho Gordo beans are grown in limited quantities to insure quality and more importantly, freshness. Additionally, they offer dried corn, chiles and chile powders,grains and rice, herbs and spices.
Farms: Nestled in the hills outside of Eugene, Oregon, these spring-fed Hazelnut trees
currently produce an annual crop of just over 25,000 pounds. The size of the harvests
allows Trufflebert Farms to focus on the overall quality of our product. In fact, they are the Hazelnut
provider to premiere restaurants and grocers nationally.
Farmers Market: Noe Street at Market is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables
every Wednesday night at the Castro Farmers' Market.
Happy Boys Farm:
The Happy Boys feature pre-washed baby lettuce leaves and baby vegetables to
go into salads -- baby carrots, radishes, and cherry tomatoes. Their stand is an
inviting display of huge wicker baskets brimming with baby mixed salad greens,
arugula leaves, mesclun, baby red and green romaine, sweet baby lettuce mix,
baby spinach, baby red chard leaves and many others.
Lane Organic Farm: Becker Lane Organic Farm’s founding principles is the
practice of good animal welfare. Pigs raised for organic meat must
have access to the outside world and able to participate in their natural
behaviors such as nesting. Becker Lane pigs only eat organic feed grown on the farm. Becker Lane Organic Farmers
believe their products are good for nature, good for animal welfare, good for the
economy and ultimately better tasting and safe to eat for the consumer.
Shelly's Herbs: This small family farm started with common
and unique herb varieties. Over the years they have added heirloom tomatoes, peppers
and more hens for eggs. They have always used sustainable practices. They do not use
chemicals or commercial fertilizers on our crops. They use cover crops and on-farm
compost for enriching the soil. They also don't add hormones or antibiotics to the
hens feed. They raise their hens naturally and humanely.
to Family: Located in Petaluma, Field to Family is a family run
business and farm offering all natural and organic chicken and game hens. Their
birds enjoy a stress free environment, a natural diet, and plenty of space to run
free. Their air chilling process, used in Europe for decade, results in superior
flavor and tenderness.