The Growing Experience is a 7-acre urban farm located in north Long Beach, CA in the Carmelitos Housing Development. We grow a wide variety of heirloom vegetables year-round, and over 200 fruit trees. We offer a community-supported agriculture (CSA) Program with weekly pickups, and also host a weekly Farmers' Market at the farm on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, featuring produce from our farm as well as several local producers.
Season: Year round
Type: single farm
# of Shares: 100
Full Share: $17/week, monthly subscription
Work Req? No
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Schedule and Location:
Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Growing Experience Urban Farm
750 Via Carmelitos, Long Beach CA 90805
I am an exuberant member of The Growing Experience in Long Beach, California.
I am so happy to have a *local* CSA where I get my fruits and vegetables! I know that my food has a tiny carbon footprint, as compared to the produce that people buy in supermarkets.... [more]
We love the Growing Experience. First of all, a fully functioning farm with chickens and a fish farm in the middle of a housing project??? Come one people, this is the future, and it's so cool:-) Jimmy and his small staff do an amazing job bringing us incredibly fresh and delicous produce all year long.... [more]
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We are into our 3rd month with Growing Experience and are enjoying the excellent produce. We've had some old favorites and some new eating experiences.... [more]