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

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

A visit with Mom’s Specialty

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Tucked away in a quiet little corner of Orange, is the immaculate kitchen where Mom’s Specialty’s mediterranean magic occurs.  A sweet staff of 5 women, led by on-site manager Julio, the team of 6 prepares everything by hand. When we arrived, their staff was cutting parsley and slicing cucumbers. Freshly made tzatziki was being mixed and Julio was cooking spanokopita … Read More

Seafood Masters at the Market

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Seafood Masters brings fresh seafood to the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market every Saturday. While you are sound asleep, owner’s Carla and Christian are up at 4am meeting with local fisherman at the Newport Pier, picking up locally caught seafood to bring to the farmer’s market. Seafood Masters sources the following from the Newport Pier: • Shrimp • … Read More

OHG Visit to Ray’s Ranch

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Today we hopped in the car and set out on the 40 minute drive out to Temecula. Right in the heart of wine country lies a 5 acre parcel of land, nestled among rolling hills, rock outcroppings, and eucalyptus trees, where plants and animals get to live the organic way. Today we spent some time at Ray’s Ranch, one of … Read More