Meet the Farmers
Know Your Farmer…Know Your Food!
Apalonia and Manuel have farmed in Huasna Valley for 25 years. Their crops include cut flowers, vegetables, berries and strawberry and raspberry jam. They live on the farm with their family.
Mike dry farms in See Canyon and has been farming for 25 years. He’s a graduate of Cal Poly, and grows 70 varieties of apples along with peaches, pears and sapote.
De La Cruz Farm
Andy and Linda De La Cruz have farms in both Cayucos and Morro Bay. They grow a wide variety of vegetables and have been farming in this area for 40 years.
Dragon Spring Farm
Mike and Carol Broadhurst farm off Santa Rosa Creek Road in Cambria. They grow a wide variety of crops including blueberries, citrus and heirloom tomatoes.
Amelia Perez and her family have been farming in the Santa Maria Valley for seventeen years. The quality of their fruits and vegetables has made their stand at farmers’ markets a long-time favorite with locals.
Rancho San Miguel Hills
Randy and Darla Kwiatkowski and their three children farm 20 acres. Their farm is a family affair. They grow asian pears concentrating on sustainable farm practices including cover crops, erosion control and hand weeding, picking and thinning.
Rocking Chair Farm
Jack Martin has lived on the family farm in the Central Valley for 75 years. The farm produces stone fruit, citrus, grapes and apples. In addition to selling at farmers market Jack runs his own packing and shipping operation.
Rocky Canyon Farms
Greg, Lisa, Colton, Casey and Carson are the family who run the 30 acre Rocky Canyon Farms in Atascadero. The kids have always helped out with the chores around the farm and at the farmers’ markets. They show in 4H and the family sells naturally raised beef and pork. They also sell eggs, eggplant, tomatoes, melons, watermelons, onions, apples and cucumbers. Chefs are always welcome!
Homestead Olive Ranch
Bob and Virginia Roos planted their first Mission Olive trees in 1998 at their 10 acre ranch on Homestead Road in Templeton. Asked why he planted olive trees, Bob says because everyone else was planting grapes, and besides, he loves olive oil. He enjoys olive oil on his toast with strawberry jam each morning.
Bob grows walnuts, garlic and sweet corn and sells them at the Atascadero market along with his Mission Olive Oil that has won awards at the Mid State Fair and the LA County Fair.
Phone: (805) 466-6561
Franciso Velazquez has been farming in Santa Maria for 40 years. Together with father and son, they plant 80 acres of fruits and vegetables. His specialty crops are in great demand by both customers and chefs.
Annie and DJ Loden run a small farm in Paso Robles, Ca with their two small kids. They raise a variety of poultry and pigs on a pasture ans supplement with a Soy-Free, Corn-Free, and Non-GMO feed.
Bounty of the Valley
California Bee Company
Cortez Family Farm
Hernandez Larsen Family Farm
Kandarian Organic Farms
Kandarian organic farm is a regenerative organic farm currently growing 1,000 different crops on 130 acres in Los Osos Valley, Ca. We do minimal tilage and always keep a cover on the soi so there are always roots and tops going through photosynthesis. This in addition to our raising animals helps us to grow soil 1st which is then more nutrient dense upon which to grow our products. Doing intensive rotational grazing and crop rotations helps us balance carbon, nitrogen, bacteria and fungus in our soils. Our goal is to have soil like a forest floor!!
L & C Smith Groves
Lightsky Sprout Farm
Los Osos Valley Farm
Mt. Olive Organic Farm
Located in the quaint town of Paso Roble, California, Mt. Olive is a certified organic family farm that provides organic healthy food, while benefiting the enviornment and all living things around.
Peppercreek Family Farm
Sara's Micro Garden
lished Sara has been growing microgreens in the Arroyo Grande Area since 2020. With a passion to serve the communiyt, she grows a wide variety of microgreens.
Seventh Heaven Organics
SLO Creek Farms
CCOF Ceritifed Organic Famiy Farm located in SLO, Ca. Established in 2003. We grow apples, flowers, edible flowers and herbs.Visit our u-pick farm open seasonally where you will find hard cider, apple brandy & apple moonshine.
Robyn Gable (702)245-3135
SLO Grown Produce
Sun Coast Farms
C. Busalacchi Farms
California Natural Sweet Corn
Farmer Frank's Mushrooms
Farmer Frank's Mushrooms is an unrban farm that grows fresh mushrooms, mushroom substraight, mushroom grow kits, mushroom cultures, and mushroom spawn.
Food Artisans & Crafters
Alle-Pia Fine Cultured Meats
ATown Humble Pie
Ian, Alicia and their son, Keali'i Denchasy started baking pies along the Central Coast in 2018. Specializing in creating baked goods from fresh ingredients from local farms and vendors.
Charter Oak Style Meats
Farmers Market Inspired Soups
Onlin Stephanie prepares vegan soups with farmers market indgredients before each market. With 19 years experience, Stephanie's focus is big flavor from using the best ingredients sourced and delivered in the most sustainable way possible.
GreenLove Elixir Bar
Organic farmer from SLO Creek Farms (our family u-pick farm) located in San Luis Obispo, Ca. 2nd generation herbalist. Established in 2010. We have flowers, edible flowers, edible flower bouquets, fresh herbs, herbal remedies, herbal tea tonics, herbal elixirs, nut mylks, elixir shots, herbal tea, honey elixirs, probiotics, chocolate, superfood snacks, skin care, oil rollers, oil sprays & hemp CBD.
Hand Crafted Accents
Olde Port Fish Co. Old
Old West Kettlecorn
Owners John and Lola Balestra started their business in 1996. They are based out of Cayucos, Ca. They make popular kettle corn original and caramel.
Rudnick Cattle Co.
Templeton Pizza & Greek Food
Vintage Cheese Company
Viva Mexico Foods
Paradise Shaved Ice
Sugar & Spice
Aja Davis owner of Sugar and Spice creates yummy handmade cookies, scones,breads, and cakes. She makes sugary treats and also offer vegan and gluten free creations.
The Groves on 41
Karen & Jennifer Tallent are a Mother/Daughter farming duo growing Spanish Arbequina & Greek Koroneiki olives for olive oil. Grown in Templeton since 2011. Enjoy EVOO or fun flavored olive oils & play with your food.
The Scone Guy at Carndonagh Kitchen
Chuck and Dawn Doherty are locals in Atascadero, Ca. They bake a variety of freshy baked scones and also make frozen scones you can bake in your own home.