Love Apple Farms

Grower of biodynamically grown heirloom tomato starts (plants) in the spring. Over 100 varieties of tomato starts (baby plants) are available at off-site location (in the spring only). Year round, our on-the-farmshop and produce stand is open on Wednesdays noon - 6 pm, Saturdays & Sundays 10 am - 5 pm. We have a 25 member CSA--if you are interested in joining, please visit our website, where you may also join our email newsletter list to be notified of upcoming events and workshops.

Love Apple Farms is also host to numerous gardening and self-sufficiency workshops year-round, including Bee-Keeping, Tomato Growing, Herb Growing, Summer Vegetable Gardening, Cheese Making, Pickling, Soap Making, Jam Making, Container Vegetable Gardening, Garden Bed Design & Construction, Backyard Chicken Keeping, Drip Irrigation, Gopher Control, and Winter Vegetable Gardening.

We also hold farm tours, where folks are walked through the garden on a tour led by one of our master farmers. We can craft special events for private parties or corporate team building events, such as farm tour followed by a mini class on Cheese, Beer, Sausage, Herbs, Bread or Jam Making, and then receive a wood-fired pizza lunch with toppings all from the farm.

Love Apple Farms is the exclusive kitchen garden for world-renowned Los Gatos restaurant, Manresa. The farm has been featured on the Martha Stewart show, Bon Appetit, Sunset Magazine, the New York Times, the Michelin Guide, Saveur Magazine, Gourmet Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine, Travel & Leisure Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Los Angeles Times, In Wine Country television show, the Coastal Gardener television show, and Progressive Farmer Magazine.

We are a Demeter certified biodynamic farm.


Listing last updated on Oct 26, 2014

Exclusive farm for Manresa Restaurant, host of gigantic tomato start sale each spring and host of dozens of gardening classes and farm tours year-round. Email us for details.

We provide vegetables, fruits, herbs, edible flowers, eggs, honey, goat's milk and cheese to Manresa restaurant of Los Gatos. Visit our website for more details:

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I learned how to garden from a couple Love Apple Farms garden classes and I must say this is the best value for urban gardeners. I've taken classes at other local garden shops and I find Love Apple Farms is more hands-on.... [more]

Love Apple Farms is a great illustration of the power of an ideal. A small farm in the Santa Cruz mountains that believes in biodynamic farming, Love Apple has gone from inspired idea to world-class excellence.... [more]

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