In the spring of 2010, Rubissow Family Vineyards decided to remove an acre of merlot vines that weren't producing wine grapes to their premium standards on their organically-farmed 45 acre Napa Valley estate.
A land lease deal was struck for that grapeless acre and Shizen Farms was born.
Organic compost, chicken manure and fish emulsion are the only amendments we add to these mineral-rich Mt. Veeder soils. Our insectary plants and companion planting methods ensure we support a healthy beneficial insect population, so we have no need for pesticides, synthetic or otherwise.
We grow heirloom, open-pollinated annual and perennial varieties, started from seed at our farm. He
(This listing was last updated on Aug 16, 2010)
Napa, CA 94558
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Schedule and Location:
Crane Park, St. Helena, Fridays 7:30am - 12pm
Oxbow Market, Napa, Tuesdays 7:30 - 12 pm
Certified Naturally Grown,
integrated pest management