The Blenheim apricot has been grown in the Santa Clara Valley region of California since the early 1900s, when it was one of the most widely planted varieties. The Blenheim is both sweet and tart with an intensely fragrant aroma of honeysuckle, similar to other varieties like the Royal. The Blenheim ripens from the inside out, so it takes longer to mature than most other apricots. The revival of the Blenheim is happening mostly at local farmers markets where long-distance shipping is not a critical issue.
Our organic farm is set in a beautiful meandering section of the Merced River (flows from Yosemite) less than 2 miles from HWY 99. Our main crops are organic blueberries, walnuts, cherries, lavender and oat hay with some mini-plantings of persimmons, pomegranates. pecans and citrus. We'll replant almonds next winter. (more...)
Quicksilver Farm and School of Husbandry educates producers and consumers in responsible, sustainable agricultural practices. We celebrate the rich traditions and patterns of our rural past. We are privileged to be the stewards of our farms. We hold our land in trust for those who come after us. (more...)
Our project began as a homestead. We were looking to live a simpler life. As we cultivated herbs and tended our trees, we began to produce more than we could eat. We eased into selling to neighbors and friends and markets. We use no pesticides or herbicides -- we are a no-spray farm. (more...)
At Paloma Pollinators we produce delicious nutritious food, perform constant research into sustainable agriculture methods and raise heritage breed animals. Our vegetables, fruits, herbs and honey are produced using only local resources without the use of pesticides, herbicides or petro-fertilizers. (more...)
Otow Orchard is a small family-operated farm in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains east of Sacramento, surrounded by development. It was started by Chris Kuratomi's grandparents, Kichitaro and Momi Kawano around 1910, before Asian immigrants were legally allowed to own land in California. (more...)
Organic-Now delivers from the farm to your door. With Organic-Now's CSA, you become a "member" of the farm for the season and receive a delivery of your portion of the farm's Certified Organic harvest. As the harvest changes you will continue to taste and discover the best of the season. (more...)