Park Farming was founded in 1980 with processing tomatoes as the main crop. Through time the company perspective on farming shifted toward a more environmentally sensitive attitude, culminating in the transition to organic acreage in 1992. The change in company practices included more thoughtful crop rotation, extensive use of cover crops, gentler tillage methods, and […]
Phil and Katherine Foster farm 295 acres of C.C.O.F. certified organic fruit and vegetables on two ranches near San Juan Bautista and Hollister, California. We have a diverse range of crops, marketing up to 60 produce items at the peak of the season. We sell at the farm on Saturdays, at farmers markets, through local retail stores, local wholesalers, and several national […]
We are connecting people to the land through real food produced on our small, but mighty farm on the Central Coast of California. Modern agricultural practices favoring efficiency and profit have erased much of nature’s diversity and nutrition from modern diets, but Kandarian is changing all of that. We select our crops for their benefit […]
Reducing tillage, which has tended to rely on synthetic herbicides, has long been unattainable on organic farms. Recent research, however, is changing the conversation. Featured speaker Dwayne Beck is a celebrated pioneer in no-till systems development for both irrigated and drylands in central South Dakota. Dwayne will speak on the soil nutrient cycling’s relationship to […]
Join us for four days of community and connection at the oldest and largest sustainable farming conference in the West. Featuring over 60 skill-building workshops in English and Spanish, keynotes, pre-conference events, farm tours, seed swaps, tastings, networking, and the EcoFarm Expo.
California Olive Ranch is the largest grower of olives for extra virgin olive oil in California. Since 1998, we have pioneered new ways of cultivating, harvesting, and milling olives with one of the largest state-of-the-art production facilities in the country. We have ensured that the highest quality standards, sustainable farming practices, and premium production methods […]
Growing prunes in the Sacramento Valley using soil health and organic practices. In our 40th year and still learning.