3nd annual Orange Home Grown Farmer’s Market to Table Dinner fundraiser

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The 3nd annual Orange Home Grown “Farmer’s Market to Table Dinner fundraiser” in Old Towne Orange is back! Enjoy an al fresco meal under the stars at a new Old Towne Orange location with views! Featuring locally sourced, sustainably grown, and ethically harvested seasonal foods from local farmers and food artisans that participate in the weekly Orange Home Grown Farmers … Read More

Buying Your Values- Know your Grower, Know your Producer

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How can we create a healthier food system/culture one bite at a time?  The food choices we make, what we eat, where we shop and dine, have an effect on our bodies and the planet.  Farmers markets offer much more than buying organic at a grocery store chain.  Farmers markets offer relationships with farmers and small business owners, the most … Read More

Farm visit with C&L Farms

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C&L Farms is nestled within the rolling hills of the Central Coast in the City of Nipomo. C&L Farms is a partnership between three young men who specifically grow food for farmers markets. Rafael Cardena is a second generation Farmer. His father started growing in this valley back in 1983 with one acre of land, and now owns over 176 … Read More

A visit with Gaytan Family Farm- Chickens and Strawberries

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Edelmira is a strong “Badass Latina Farmer”. Always a lady, today she greets us with her manicured hot pink nails, rhinestone cap, and patent leather farm boots. She successfully runs and manages Gaytan Family Farm with confidence and pride. She has a lot to be proud of, managing multiple farm locations from Miraloma all the way to Nipomo, and employing … Read More