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Meet the Farmers Swank Farms - Dick Swank

Nestled in the fertile Central Valley of California, Swank Farms is a working farm renowned not only for its high quality produce, but also for its array of year-round activities and offerings. Owned and operated by Dick and Bonnie Swank, Swank Farms is Hollister's top agrotourism destination and known as the go-to pumpkin patch in the area, attracting visitors from far beyond San Benito County each year. …Read more

Growing Tips Growing Tips: Shishimai

Learn how to grow this Shishito pepper, which is named after the Japanese version of the lion dance, as the head of the pepper is said to resemble a lion! This seasonally grown sweet and small capsicum is typically grown in the warmer months as flowering temperatures are between 72 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit.  …Read more

Meet the Farmers San Benito Roots - Chris Brigantino

Owned and operated by the Brigantino family, San Benito Roots is an organic farm with a mission to introduce the local community of the Hollister area to high quality international vegetables. Launched in early 2020, the farm consists of five acres with small plot trials used to educate, inform and expose visitors to specialty produce. …Read more

Recipes Sweet Kabù and Kumquat Salad

Enjoy this juicy Sweet Kabù salad with sour dressing! Delicate, silky and pure white. …Read more

Growing Tips Growing Tips: Sweet Kabù

Learning how to grow this brassica is very satisfying as almost the entire plant can be eaten (and is delicious in traditional Japanese dishes!) In addition to a juicy, pure-white root, Sweet Kabù has edible leaves/foliage and stem which pickle well. …Read more
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