4th Annual Farmers Market to Table Dinner Fundraiser

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The 4th 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 spectacular 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

Ask Your Farmer

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Come out to the OHG Education Farm to meet with farmer Justin, owner of The Seeds of Xanxadu. Justin will be answering all your burning questions related to permaculture, farming, gardening and everything in-between. Justin has a booth selling micro-greens and sprouts at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market each Saturday. Come out and spend your morning with … Read More

Farm to Table for Kids

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Farm Class for Kids!  On Tuesday, June 25th from 10am to 1pm, come spend a day on the OHG Education Farm learning about soil, seeds, food, and community. This one-day event is geared towards children ages 7-12. Students will receive hands-on garden education and an interactive cooking demonstration followed by lunch. The class will be conducted by the OHG Education … Read More

Visit with Smith Farms

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Farmer McKay Smith invited the Orange Home Grown team to visit Smith Farms. McKay and his family have three organic farm locations in Orange County. They are located in the cities of Fountain Valley, Irvine and Huntington Beach. Orange Home Grown began their farm visit in Irvine, which is McKay’s largest certified organic farm, spanning 8.5 acres. Smith’s Farms is … Read More

8 Year Anniversary for the OHG Farmers & Artisans Market

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On Saturday, May 11th, OHG will be celebrating the 8 year anniversary of the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market! Wear OHG’s favorite color “ORANGE” and show your farmer’s market pride. The OHG Scholarship recipients will be awarded in a ceremony at the farmer’s market starting at 10am. Join City of Orange Mayor Mark Murphy, our OHG Board, and … Read More

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle at the OHG Farmer’s Market

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Just a friendly reminder that many of our farmers and artisans at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market do their part to be earth conscience. Below is a list of what you can reuse and recycle with some of our vendors each Saturday! Black Sheep Farms: Reuse berry baskets Gaytan Family Farms: Reuse egg cartons & berry baskets … Read More

Food Miles Map for the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market

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Food miles measure the distance between farm and table. Food miles are often used to quantify the environmental impact of food production and transportation. According to an article published in Farm and Dairy by Ivory Harlow in June 3, 2016, the average pound of tomatoes sold in the U.S. supermarket travel 1,569 food miles and emits .21 kg CO2.  The average … Read More

Farm Visit with Black Sheep Farms

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Black Sheep Farms invited Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market Managers to their 10-acre farm in Ontario, CA. Edgar and his wife, Lidia are second generation farmers and have owned their own farm for six years now. They hope their children, Joshua and Jordan will be able to continue their legacy. When Edgar’s father came to the United States, … Read More