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Snackable and Sweet! Organic Apple Slices

Does it get more iconic than the apple? Is it coincidence that apples show up in so many key moments in human history? An apple changed the course of history for Adam & Eve An apple conked Sir Isaac Newton on the head and voilà, gravity! The Beatles stormed the planet on Apple Records. Legendary […]

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38 YEARS OF ORGANIC FARMING

Where were you in July of 1984? Maybe you weren’t yet a glimmer in your parents’ eyes. Or were you in school?  Were you married with kids? Picture yourself as a young adult who grew up in the city, who hadn’t really given a ton of thought to how food is produced. But with your […]

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Edible Flowers: Flash and Flavor for Summer Salads

At our Carmel Valley Farm Stand, we grow everything organically – from the original heirloom raspberries to all the veggies in the kitchen garden to fresh herbs to flowers. Not all the flowers are edible, but we still grow everything organically because it makes us a better partner with Mother Nature. Organic practices keep our […]

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Now Available at Save Mart & Lucky Stores!

Now you can find your favorite organic greens at your favorite local Save Mart & Lucky stores! Most of these packages have a slightly new packaging feature: it’s an easy open peel & reseal lid that reduces the plastic in the package by 27%. That’s a win for you and for the planet. Read more […]

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A Rewarding Partnership

Earn points when you purchase Earthbound Farm products and any participating better-for-you brands. Making healthy (yet delicious!) food choices should be its own reward…and it is. But we’re excited to say that there are more tangible rewards headed your way. We’re proud to join with other better-for-you brands at Merryfield so that you can now […]

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The Eco-Stylish Way to Commemorate Earth Day

We know…It’s a cliché, but we strive to make every day Earth Day. Organic is to Earth Day like, well, like holly boughs are to Christmas. Thinking about the impacts to our planet and our loved ones is what prompted us to farm organically from day one, back on our original 2½-acre raspberry patch in […]

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Organic Farming Fights Climate Change

If you’re like a majority of your fellow Americans, climate change is something you’re concerned about. And whether you know it or not, all that delicious, fresh, healthy organic produce you put into your shopping cart (whether online or in-store) is helping fight climate change. Well…at least the dirt it’s grown in is. See, it’s […]

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Cover Crops: the Swiss Army Knife of Regenerative Farming

Nerdy farming stuff ahead…proceed at your own risk. We often say that organic farming is farming “in harmony with nature.” That’s true. And it’s also true that farming in a truly regenerative organic way demands so much more than simply avoiding the use of harsh chemicals and synthetic fertilizers. It demands our proactive understanding of, […]

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International Women’s Day: Sowing the Seeds of the Organic Future

Girl Power! We celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8th) with an intergenerational story about Nancy Armenta, her work, and her agricultural heritage. Nancy is a seed breeder for Mission Ranches, the farming division of Earthbound Farm. She works with traditional seed breeding methods to develop new varieties of organic greens for Earthbound Farm. As the […]

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I Like It Sweet, She Said

We hope you’ll pardon this slightly meandering intro to this article…and we hope you’ll find it worth it. Years ago we used to be a part of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s annual Cooking for Solutions and Sustainable Food Institute events. And every year, as part of those events, we hosted a meal for some of […]

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Arugula’s Love Language

Is This Why They Call it Rocket? 😉 Without getting NSFW…it all started on an early February day about 20 years ago when a young man with a heavy Brooklyn-before-it-was-hipster accent called us to ask, “What’s arugula for?” He sounded like he was in his early 20s. And we said, a bit perplexed, “You mean […]

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We Be-Leaf in You: It’s a Giveaway and So Much More

Pardon our puns, but we really do. We don’t think you need to be a new you just because the calendar flipped over and that’s what’s trending on the interwebs. We’re not gonna should all over you.  You know what’s right for you whether it’s holiday merrymaking or the day-in-day-out – and it’s all good. […]

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