aziza supports local sustainable agriculture by purchasing our materials directly from local farms, ranches & orchards who are committed to sound & wholesome habits. To learn more about these farms & their growing practices, visit the CUESA links below

bella viva orchards
farmer: victor martino
farmland: 55 acres in denair in the central valley – 100 miles to SF
products: fresh & dried stone fruit & nuts

blossom bluff orchards
farmers: ted & fran lowen, 3rd generation farmers on the same land since the late 1920s
farmland: 75 acres in reedley, southeast of fresno – 200 miles to SF
products: cherries, apricots, nectarines, peaches, asian pears, blueberries, persimmons – almost 150 varieties of stone fruits

bodega & yerba santa goat cheese
farmers: javier salmon & daniel salmon
farmland: 20 acres in lakeport – 120 miles to SF
products: five kinds of goat cheese: queso fresco, queso crema, queso cabrero, queso casero, requeson & a caramel sauce made with goat’s milk called natilla

brokaw nursery
farmers: the brokaw family – hank & ellen brokaw started the farm, son rob manages the nursery & other son will manages farmers market
farmland: 200 acres in ventura – 375 miles to SF & 75 acres in soledad – 125 miles to SF
products: avocados, cherimoya, mandarins, blood oranges, kumquats, guavas, lemons, tree-ripened mangoes

cache creek farms
farmer: sally oliver
farmland: 70 acres in woodland, yolo county – 82 miles to SF
products: almonds, walnuts, pomegranates

dirty girl produce
farmer: joe schirmer
farmland: 5 leased acres in santa cruz – 90 miles to SF
products: carrots, beets, mixed greens, alliums – specialties include early girl dry-farmed tomatoes, radicchio, haricot verts, romano italian flat beans, cranberry & canellini shelling beans

ella bella farm
farmers: brandon & michelle ross
farmland: 19 acres in watsonville – 90 miles to SF
products: a variety of berries; tomatoes; potatoes; assortment of garden vegetables

eatwell farm
farmer: nigel walker
farmland: 65 acres in dixon, solano county – 70 miles to SF
products: 50 different crops, including melons, onions, potatoes, salad greens, heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet potatoes, fresh herbs, sunflowers, dried lavender

flying disc ranch
farmer: robert lower
farmland: eleven acres in thermal – 520 miles to SF
products: eighteen varieties of dates & palm fronds

green gulch farm
farmer: sara tashker
farmland: 5 acres in muir beach – 10 miles to SF
products: apples, beans, beets, broccoli, burdock, cabbage, cauliflower, chard, chicory, fennel, garlic, herbs, kale, mustard, leeks, salad greens, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, rhubarb, squash, cut flowers

hamada farms
farmers: yukio hamada & his three adult children, preston, clifford, donna
farmland: 240 farmable acres consisting of 7 parcels in the kingsburg area – 210 miles to SF
products: persimmons, apples, cherries, apricots, avocados, asian pears, cherries, cucumbers, eggplant, figs, lemons, melons, nectarines, nuts, quince, peaches, plums, nectarines, pluots, grapes, walnuts, exotic citruses such as oro blanco, cocktail grapefruits, tahitian pumelos, african shaddock

happy quail farm
farmer: david winsberg
farmland/greenhouses: 2 acres in east palo alto – 35 miles to SF. 1 acre is in greenhouses & 1 acre is in field production
products: greenhouse production: over 30 varieties of peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, paprika.
field production: rhubarb, seedlings, miyoga ginger blossoms, dried persimmons, squashes, horseradish

heirloom organic gardens
farmer: stuart dickson
farmland: 50 acres in panoche valley, 12 acres in aromas, 12 acres in salinas valley on land leased by the usda organic program for a joint research venture – 107 miles to SF
products: shelling & runner beans, asian vegetables, beets, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumbers, lettuces, melons, onions, potatoes, radishes, scallions, spinach, tomatoes

hoffman game birds
farmers: ruth, joe & jeremy hoffman
farmland: 35 acres in manteca including 15 acres of pasture & under-netting for birds – 75 miles to SF
products: chickens, quails, wild turkey, pheasants. duck & guinea fowl are grown by grimaud farm

honeycrisp farms
farmer: art h. lange
farmland: 15 owned & 1.5 leased acres in Reedley – 215 miles to SF
products: oranges, mandarins, apples, apricots, grapes, grapefruit, lemons, nectarines, peaches, pears, pomegranates, persimmons, plums, pluots, dried fruit, jellies, juices

iacopi farm
farmers: louis iacopi & son mike iacopi
farmland: 200 leased acres in half moon bay – 35 miles to SF
products: specialty items include dry beans, butter beans, fava beans, english shelling peas. also grow green beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, chard, leeks, potatoes, zucchini

k & j orchards
farmers: kalayada ammatya & james beutel
farmland: 100+ acres in winters & yuba city – 67 miles to SF
products: apples, apricots, asian pears, cherries, nectarines, pecans, peaches, persimmons, plums, jujube, chestnuts, some dried fruits

kashiwase farms
farmers: steven & lisa kashiwase
farmland: 206 acres in winton, 10 miles northeast of merced ? 124 miles to SF
products: asian pears, nectarines, apricots, peaches, plums, cherries. specialties include arctic rose nectarines & 3 peach varieties: white lady, snow king, trazee

knoll farms
farmers: rick & kristie knoll
farmland: 18 acres in brentwood – 60 miles to SF
products: the mediterranean climate allows them to grow wonderful figs as well as a variety of specialty fruits, herbs, vegetables, including cardoons & green garlic

marin sun farms
farmer: david evans
farmland: 3,865 leased acres in west marin & southern sonoma – 40 miles to SF
products: beef, lamb, eggs, chicken, beef jerky, beef sausages, salami

mariquita farm
farmers: andrew griffin & julia wiley
farmland: 31 acres in hollister & two acres in watsonville – 95 miles to SF
products: artichokes, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chards, chicories, fennel, garlic, kale, lettuces, melons, onions, parsnips, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, squash, spinach, tomatoes

marshall’s farm natural honey
beekeepers: helene & spencer marshall
hive locations: hives are placed in 70 locations throughout the greater bay area. additional migratory bee hives are taken to orange, alfalfa & other fields on a seasonal basis. it’s approximately 41 miles from the marshall’s honey house in american canyon to SF
products: honey & other bee products

prather ranch
general managers: mary & james rickert
farmland: 34,000 acre operation located on a high mountain butte northeast of mt. shasta in northern california
products: certified organic beef

redwood hill farm
farmer: jennifer bice
farmland: ten acres in sebastopol – 60 miles to SF
products: goat cheese, yogurt, soap

star route farms
farmer: warren weber
farmland: 40 acres in bolinas – 25 miles to SF & 10 acres in thermal – 520 miles to SF
products: asian vegetables, beans, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chards, herbs, lettuce, onions, salad greens, spinach

zuckerman’s farm
farmers: the zuckerman family
farmland: 1500 acres in Stockton – 80 miles to SF
products: asparagus, potatoes, kettle corn