Everyone’s Harvest Market Days: Sundays in Marina and Mondays in Pacific Grove
Produce: See JCG Farm Seasonal Produce Chart
Farmland: 5 acres in Watsonville, CA
People: Jose Garcia is the owner. All eight family members, including wife Bertenice, help out on the farm.
Certification: California Certified Organic Farmer, Certified Producer in Santa Cruz County, Certified Humanely Raised & Handled, Certificate of Organic Operations
Farm History: Jose learned to farm from his Grandparents, who were farmers in Mexico growing vegetables, corn, wheat, and beans. They sold everything directly from their farm to the people of their village. Everything was grown organically, without any pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Jose continues to learn from the other local vendors in the market.
Pest Management: No special methods are used as there are currently no issues with insects.
Weed Control: Weeding is done manually.
Personal Note: Bertenice loves to cook. Her specialty is strawberry tamales.
What motivates you to do this work? Jose loves watching his products grow. He is passionate about growing produce on his farm and bringing this fresh produce to his customers.
To Contact: 831-247-7233