Category Archives: from the farm

Avocados

Avocado trees are thought to originate in Central Mexico. Currently, Southern California produces 95% of U.S. grown avocados. They are high in monounsaturated fat, B vitamins, and vitamin K. They also help the body to absorb more fat-soluble nutrients, such as alpha- and-beta-carotene and lutein in foods that are eaten with the fruit. We grow […]

Meyer Lemons

With their sweet flavor, Meyer lemons have quickly become a household favorite! Native to China, these citrus fruits were originally used as an ornamental tree due to their compact size. They became popular in the U.S. during the 1970’s with the rise of California cuisine. The Meyer lemon is yellow and more round than the […]