Locally Available Produce & Food

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Produce Stands:

Phipps Country Store & Farm –
2700 Pescadero Creek Rd., Pescadero, 94060
Phone: 650-879-0787.
Locally grown dried beans (look for Phipps Grown symbol); Jams – Olallieberry & Strawberry - made from Phipps Ranch grown berries; Rice, Flour & Grains – wide variety are organic but not locally grown – look for label with organic symbol. Open Daily, 10 am – 6 pm (April – October), 10 am – 5 pm (November – March). Website: www.phippscountry.com/

Roadside Barn Farm Stand – at Pie Ranch
2080 Hwy. 1 (just south of Cascade Ranch)
Open both Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 6 p.m. May through November.
Phone: 650-879-0971.
A variety of locally-grown fruits and vegetables from Pie Ranch and Blue House Farm (chard, green garlic, kale, leeks, lettuce, onions, radishes, salad mix, spinach, and strawberries) as well as farm-fresh eggs, homemade pies, fresh brewed, fair-trade coffee and tea, wheat, dried beans (buckskin, canary, black turtle, Vermont cranberry, and desert pebble), and flowers.

Farms:

Ladybug Farm – Certified California Organic Farmer.  Seasonal fresh produce available at Pescadero Country Store, Norm's Market, New Leaf Market and Half Moon Bay Farmer's Market, or arrange to pick up at farm
Contact:  Orlando Zavala 650-919-4979.

Blue House Farm – Community Supported Agriculture (CSA – www.localharvest.org/csa ) for fresh, locally grown organic produce. Ned Conwell and Ryan Casey,
2601 Cloverdale Rd., Pescadero, CA 94060
Phone: 650-879-0704
Email: bluehousefarm@gmail.org
Website: www.bluehousefarm.org
“The farm is a place that nourishes the connection between good food, the natural world, and community”

Green Oaks Creek Farm – CSA subscriptions.
2060 Green Oaks Way, Pescadero, CA 94060,
Phone: 650-879-1009
Email: paulandsteph@greenoakscreek.com
Website: www.greenoakscreek.com/
“The multifaceted goal of the farm is to create beauty in sustainable, low-impact, ecologically friendly, simple living; to teach awareness and responsibility through example; and to create and interact with an ever expanding community of people through food production and education.”

Harley Farms – Award Winning Goat Cheese – Cheese Shop - Farm Tours -
205 North Street, Pescadero, 94060.
Phone: 650-879-0480
Website: www.harleyfarms.com/

Markegard Family Grass-Fed Cattle – “Providing the community with locally born, raised and processed beef.”  To participate and find out more information on share options and pricing visit our website www.designsbydoniga.com  or contact us at doniga@designsbydoniga.com 
(650) 747 0205

Ladybug Farm, Certified California Organic Farmer - Seasonal fresh produce available at Pescadero Country Store, Norm's Market, New Leaf Market and Half Moon Bay Farmer's Market, or arrange to pick up at farm - Contact:  Orlando Zavala 650-919-4979.

Restaurant:

Duarte’s Tavern –
202 Stage Road, Pescadero, 94060
(650) 879-0464
Open Daily, 7am-9pm.
Using Local ingredients: artichokes from own garden & Giusti Farms, Olallieberries from Phipps Ranch and from Watsonville, Fresh Fish from Princeton & Santa Cruz, Beer from Half Moon Bay Brewery, Wines from Santa Cruz Mountains. Retail items include: jams, syrups, vinaigrettes and whole pies. The entire menu is available for take out orders.
Website: www.duartestavern.com

Stores:

Arcangeli Grocery Co (Norm’s Market) –
287 Stage Road, Pescadero, 94060
(650) 879-0147 Open Daily, 10am-6pm.
All baked goods are made onsite. Locally produce stocked in season: artichokes, strawberries, brussels sprouts, and mushrooms. Other homemade items with local ingredients include salsas, garlic butter, olallieberry pies, pastries and scones. Check out the homemade sausages in the meat market.

Pescadero Country Store (Cindy’s) –
251 Stage Road, Pescadero, 94060
(650) 879-0410 Open Daily, 9am-6pm.
Homemade pizzas cooked right in the store in the stone pizza oven; local organic produce stocked in season; local wines. Weekend BBQ’s in the outdoor patio area; occasional music.

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