Handmade Italian Cheese


Italian Cheese is what they make, but it’s also their business name. Catherine Rudat’s Sicilian grandmother taught her many things beyond family dinners and that’s how to make fresh mozzarella, ricotta, and scamorza cheese. Mozzarella is a traditionally southern Italian dairy product made from buffalo milk. Ricotta is made from whole milk and takes many turns of the spoon to … Read More

Wild Natives & Refined Veggies

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A current board member of the Orange County chapter of CNPS, Thea Gavin has had fun digging in the dirt as long as she can remember, and she’s enjoyed growing organic fruits and vegetables around her home in West Orange since the late 1970s. She got rid of her lawn in 1985, and since then has been experimenting with a … Read More

Market Location Map

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Here is a map to show the new Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market layout. We have highlighted parking areas, handicap parking, bicycle parking, public restrooms, the market information booth, and the Park Your Paws pet sitting booth for your convenience.  We host weekly live music and food trucks. Sign up for our weekly eblast that comes our on … Read More

Farmer’s Market Closed December 30th

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The farmer’s market will be closed on Saturday December 30th in observation of New Years. We will re-open in our new location on Saturday January 6, 2018 at 303 W. Palm Ave., Old Towne Orange. Market hours remain 9am to 1pm. This new location is directly across the street from our former location. Parking available on Cypress Street, in Chapman’s … Read More

New Year New Location Celebration

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Orange Home Grown (OHG) announced today the “New Year- New Location” celebration of the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The farmers market is moving across the street from its previous home of the Villa Park Orchards Packinghouse. The new market location address is 303 W. Palm Avenue, Old … Read More

Composting Workshop at the OHG Education Farm

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Do you have an interest in starting your own compost pile in your backyard? Come out to the OHG Education farm on Saturday December 16th at 9am and learn the basics of composting from our friends at UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners. The class is free and it will be very informative.

Biodynamic Talk with Farmer “D”

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Biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition.Biodynamic agriculture has been practiced for nearly a century, on every continent on Earth. Biodynamic principles and practices are based on the spiritual insights and practical suggestions of Dr. Rudolf Steiner, and have been developed through the collaboration of many farmers and researchers since the early 1920s. … Read More

Tree Grafting Workshop at the OHG Education Farm

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Have you ever seen a tree that produces multiple varieties of fruit? Have you ever wondered how that happens? Well the UCCE OC Master Gardeners will be at the OHG Education Farm on Saturday November 18th to give a FREE workshop on how to graft trees. Learn the basics of tree grafting and watch (and participate) as the Master Gardeners … Read More

Master Food Preservers Talk at the OHG Education Farm

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The Master Food Preserver (MFP) program is a public service community outreach providing up-to-date information on food safety and preservation. A Master Food Preserver is a volunteer who is formally educated in food preservation/food safety and is certified by a university cooperative extension. A Master Food Preserver will be at the OHG Education Farm on October 28th from 10-11:30am teaching … Read More

Skeleton Craft at the Farm- RESCHEDULED!

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RESCHEDULED! DUE TO THE EXTREME HEAT EXPECTED,  THIS EVENT IS BEING POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE! SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Come out to the OHG Education farm on Tuesday October 24th from 3:30-4:30pm for some educational fun! Tucker Family Farms has been gathering owl pellets on their farm all summer and we are ready to dissect them and turn them … Read More