Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea

  (Placerville, California)
Pure and Simple Products from Nature
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Spring is in the Air....

Keep warm, keep hydrated, keep healthy naturally with Owens Acres herbal teas, healing salves, and natural gifts.  [Read More]
 
 

Natural Gifts for the Holidays

Give a thoughtful and meaningful gift this year from Owens Acres! All packages are sent in new boxes with our signature lavender tissue paper, so if you're ordering for yourself, or for others, it always looks like a little gift.

Need a gift or holiday card enclosed?  Not a problem, just put your message in the gift note section and we'll include one at no cost!

 Happy Healthy Holidays from Owens Acres 

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Local Harvest Annual Herb Sale - Stock Up for Winter!

This sale only happens once a year and 15% is a nice little savings!  [Read More]
 
 

Edible Landscaping!

Edible Landscaping
 
With the weather warming up, it's time to start thinking about your home garden.  This year why not plant a few easy to grow herbs for teas and medicinals!  Here are some suggestions:
 
1.  Feverfew:  Beautiful plant with adorable white flowers.  Leaves and flowers can be dried and used as a tea to relieve headaches and migraines.
2.  Lemonbalm:  Relative of the mint family, so keep it in a container!  Amazing lime green serrated leaves can be used fresh or dried in teas, fresh in salads, or used to make antiseptic salve which is great for cold sores!  Delightful lemon taste.
3.  Calendula:  Relative of the marigold family.  Large bright orange petals are edible and lovely fresh in salads.  Dried it's added to tea for a soothing healing affect for stomach issues, especially irritable bowel syndrom (IBS).  Fresh can be applied to wounds and cuts, including open ones, to help heal the skin.
4.  Sage:  Besides it's culinary uses (fresh or dried) sage makes a wonderful soothing tea.  Dried sage can be burned for meditation or metaphysical use.  Flowers are also edible.
5.  Borage:  Borage is a beautiful plant with fury leaves that can be cut up into salads for a crisp cucumber taste, or added to sunteas.  The flowers are a beautiful purple blue and look like shooting stars and are lovely in salads.
 
Make your garden beautiful, edible, and useful this year!
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2012 Has Arrived!

This year Owens Acres is going back to basics:  Teas, Salves, Lavender, and Herbs.  We've already added a half dozen new products and look for more soon!

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Herbs for the Holidays

Owens Acres products are popular and welcomed holiday gifts and treats!  People really appreciate gifts they can use and enjoy!  [Read More]
 
 

Lavender Harvest in Full Swing!

Lavender harvest is in full swing.  Lots of new items at Owens Acres!  [Read More]
 
 

Hot Sizzling Summer is Here!

Owens Acres offers natural products for a fun and enjoyable summer including naturally sweet sun teas and natural insect repelling products!

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New At Owens Acres for 2011

First we want to thank Local Harvest customers for choosing Owens Acres products over the last 4 years.  You've helped our family farm and business grow, and we like other small farms across the US, appreciate customers supporting our efforts!  Local Harvest customers are the best!

We're got lots of big plans for 2011 and you'll see some the products appear here on Local Harvest. 

-- New teas and tisanes including a line featuring California dried fruits mixed with our herbs and flowers!  A little taste of California in a tea thats perfect for the whole family!

-- By popular demand, more garden herbs in our cute little pot belly jars!  We're ready to plant, just waiting on the weather to break!

-- Two or three new salves, including one for sunburn and one for poison oak/sumac/ivy.

-- Mother's Day gift baskets! 

So check back often and see what's new!

 
 

Herb and Flowers Teas for Cold & Flu or Winter Warming

Instead of reaching for over-the-counter remedies for mild seasonal colds, try one of our herbal teas!  High in antioxidants and naturally caffeiene free!  [Read More]
 
 

Summer Tea's are here!

Stock up on naturally sweet and caffeine free herbal teas and tisanes.  [Read More]
 
 

Owens Acres is now CCOF Organic Certified!

Just wanted to let everyone know we got our organic certification!
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Owens Acres Announces new CSA!

Owens Acres announces new CSA offerings for 2009.  Pickup will be in Placerville, 1st Sunday of the month.  We hope to expand our box offerings to include what's being harvested (tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, etc.) but we want to wait a few more weeks to see how the crops fare.

No minimum subscription required, you can sign up on our website and place an order.  We hope you'll enjoy visit our small farm - bring the kids to feed the goats (they love apples), pet the donkey, and run around!  Only 5 mins. from downtown Placerville, just past Gold Bug Park.

For questions regarding the CSA's please email or call.

Alternatively, you can pick up your order at the Placerville Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings if that is easier.

Just a note to our customers, we have applied for CCOF certification and are just waiting to hear aye/nay!  We'll keep you posted!

 
 

Check out our sales items!

Just wanted to know we understand the financial crunch just like you do!  We will try to have a few discounts on popular items from time to time - so when you see them - stock up! 

If you have a suggestion for a herbal product, please let us know - most of our products are developed from suggestions of friends, family, and customers, so speak up, we want to hear what you have to say.

Peace be with you - Owens Acres

 
 

Green & Thoughtful Gift Ideas for the Holidays

This year take a minute and give some thought when selecting gifts for family and friends.  This is not the time for excess or for giving the latest toy or gadget!  Give gifts that are green, thoughtful, useful, sustainable, and simple.

Owens Acres offers dozens of great little green and natural gifts for the holidays.  Local Harvest offers products from hard working farmers and farms across America.

Think green, give thoughtfully, go simple.

Wishing you and your family a very green Christmas!  Owens Acres

 
 
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