Eric showing off our CSA boxes. He plans the harvest, from seeds and seedlings all the way through, so we can offer produce just picked, at a peak of freshness,
Kale is coming in unusually sweet. These long versions are a favorite in the CSA boxes.
The weather is perfect for these leafy greens. Rainbow chard, green, and red all grow prolifically in Half Moon Bay.
This may be the most scenic free range chicken home in the world. 60 acres of gorgeous landscape near the ocean, rent-free, in exchange for some pretty terrific eggs.
The farm has 60 acres of beautiful land, and we are concentrated now on farming a small area, so we can hand weed and harvest for maximum freshness, without the need to till the soil with machinery. Preserves the microbes in the soil.
Biraj helped to start the farm in 2013, and has helped with nearly every aspect of its development.
Beautiful fruit trees on Ananda Valley Farm in Half Moon Bay.
The lettuce grow to enormous size in the class soil here.
Volunteers come nearly every weekend to help at the farm. (You can join, too!) They meet from 9:30-1, with a break for lunch and a meditation if you'd like to join, in a beautiful yurt on the hillside.
Ananda Valley Farm receives significant moisture from the near daily morning fog of the Half Moon Bay area.
Palo Alto is one of several drop points in the Bay Area for Ananda Valley Farm's CSA. This one is at 2171 El Camino (Ananda) on the corner of College Avenue.
These chickens were held since they were babies, and they love connecting with people even as adults. It's hard to pull the kids away for other activities, honestly, once they've had time with the chickens. From Farm Adventure Days summer program for children. Click on this photo to learn more.Go to link
During Farm Adventure Days summer program for children, newborn chicks are often there for them to hold and care for during the week. It's nearly impossible to pull them away. Click on this photo to learn more.Go to link
One of the farm managers shows the children how to choose and gently harvest beets - only when they are big enough. Click on the photo to learn more about our summer program for children.Go to link