We are a small family farm concerned with plant breeding and the nutritional aspect of the produce we grow and sell.
We breed vegetables for heat and drought tolerance, including lettuce, broccoli, potatoes, garlic, spinach, kale and various others. We resell this seed to other farmers and gardeners.
We create value added goods such as our famous Scartar, an herbal salve, and SaladFlakes, our dehydrated salad.
We also grow and sell for the Riverside Farmers Market, Friday morning in the Sears Parking lot. It is the oldest market in the state of California.
We are nutritionally oriented, with a keen eye towards less water, better soil, rigorous plant breeding, innovative ideas, and independent farming.
We continually reisist the urge to rejoin the Organic Association, having severed our ties with them in 2002 after 10 years of being a member. We believe strongly that we work best by remaining free of governmental oversight, and by maintaining our independence.
Riverside Farmers Market
Sears Parking Lot, corner of Arlington and Streeter
Friday morning 8:30-12:00
Best Garlic on the Planet !! If you haven't tried Rick's garlic, you haven't had garlic. I use this on so many dishes at my house (most of them) and it really raises the flavor profile of any food.... [more]
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I've visited you at the Bonsall Farmer's Market several times, and go away wonderfully pleased each time.
The purple potatoes, wacky carrots, and delicious mixed lettuces make wonderful fresh or cooked plates.... [more]