CalFresh and Market Match at the OHG Farmers Market

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Did you know that the OHG Farmers & Artisans Market accepts CalFresh and offers the Market Match program? We believe that everyone should have access to fresh, local food, so we make the effort to support our community. What is CalFresh? CalFresh is California’s food stamps program, which is available to any qualifying California resident. Given the current economic climate, … Read More

Orange Yard Signs Fundraiser

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#WeAreOrangeStrong Community Yard Sign Partnership Connecting our community through action, the Community Foundation of Orange (CFO) and Orange Home Grown Foundation (OHG) are proud to partner to support our community during this time of uncertainty. With materials donated by The Home Depot (Taft & Tustin), local volunteers are handcrafting orange wooden signs for placement in yards to spread messages of … Read More

Important Notice: Update Concerning COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

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On behalf of Orange Home Grown (OHG), we would like to say a heartfelt THANK YOU to our community for the support over the years and especially through these current trying times. We send our best wishes for continued health and safety to you and your families.   The OHG Farmers & Artisans Market has become a weekly staple for many … Read More

Brad Bitton- Live Local Lobster

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A Story told by his son and crew member, Michael Bitton The story of my dad is one of hard work, determination and never giving up. He spent the majority of his 25-year fishing career working as a crew member on lobster boats there in California. He worked with the old-timers learning the trade and saving up so that one … Read More

Fall Equinox is here!

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The fall equinox (equal day/night) is upon us and that means a shift into shorter days and longer nights.  Eating locally grown, nutritive rich foods is the best defense against colds and flu.  Start looking out for the foods listed below: Apples Artichokes Arugula Asian Pears Avocados – new varieties Brussel Sprouts Cabbage Celery Root Citrus – oranges, lemons, limes, … Read More

GMO –Free Project Launched at OHGFAM

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Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market (OHGFAM) promotes healthy food, healthy people, and a healthy planet.  We firmly believe that the consumer has a right to know how their food is grown, who grows it, and what’s in it.  We’ve toured most of our farms and asked about their growing practices, including the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). … Read More

Assistant Market Manager Job Description- 2017

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Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market (OHGFAM) Assistant Market Manager Job Description- 2017 The primary purpose of Orange Home Grown, Inc. (OHG) is to cultivate a healthy community through family friendly and community based education programs. Emphasis is placed on wholesome nutrition, sustainable practices, health and fitness, and strengthening neighborhood and community partnerships. The Orange Home Grown Farmers & … Read More

Less Waste One Day at a Time

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Not only feeling good about buying quality food, but really working to get your money’s worth is something I sometimes struggle with… If I buy too much at the farmer’s market and we can’t eat it all, we end up feeding our chickens and our compost pile. While that isn’t completely wasteful, I really am working to try to make … Read More

BACKYARD BEES – NATURALLY IN OUR OHG BACKYARD

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Janet Andrews has a natural way about her.  Perhaps this is why she decided to keep and learn about the bees dwelling in her roof that welcomed her to Orange Park Acres over a decade ago.   She thought they’d be a natural fit with plans for her backyard garden.  Today, Janet leads garden and bee workshops for girl scouts and … Read More