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

Giving Tuesday- A Global Day of Giving

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GIVING TUESDAY, a nationally recognized day to support your favorite charitable organizations is tomorrow,  November 29, 2016. This is a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting giving and philanthropy during the charitable season. Please consider supporting Orange Home Grown’s future programming opportunities this holiday season. We need your support. Last year at this time, we asked for support for the growth of … 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

Maldonado Growers – A Local Flower Farm in Encinitas

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Fred Maldonado got his start from his Dad, who came to California from Mexico. For over 50 years, his family has been growing flowers in Encinitas, which once was the flower capital of the world. With land values at an all time high, many farmers have sold the land and scaled back their farming operations. In addition, the Netherlands now … Read More

You can now spend your CalFresh and SNAP benefits with us!

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Spend your CalFresh and SNAP benefits on seasonal fruits and veggies with us at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market! Recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or CalFresh are issued an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card where recipients can access their food benefits electronically by swiping their card at the info booth of the farmers market. … Read More