Ask a Nutritionist: Summer Nutrition for the Family

Welcome back to our Ask a Nutritionist series featuring the Wel Nourished team! In this four-part wellness series, we are answering all your burning health questions, debunking food myths, and sharing resources to help you discover a happier health journey! In part one the Registered Dietitian Nutritionists at Wel answered some common food, health, and […]

Our Favorite Blueberry Recipes

blueberry

Our Favorite Blueberry Recipes Summer is a special time in that so many fruits are in season, with our fan favorite blueberries being at the top of the list! Here at Homegrown, we have collected a series of blueberry recipes for you to try throughout your summer, and we hope that you enjoy them. Tag […]

Organic Tree Fruit Seasons

Shin Li Asian Pear

Organic Tree Fruit Availability You know when organic blueberries and citrus are in season, now the tree fruit varieties are up next. Unlike blueberries and citrus, tree fruit is made of two unique categories: stonefruit and specialty fall fruit. Tree fruit kicks off with stonefruit in the summer, and through the continues through to the winter […]

Baking with Citrus

Gluten-Free Lemon Date Bars

Baking with Citrus As we enter the late spring and early summer months, it is only natural that our taste buds begin to crave bold, bright, and fresh flavors. While berries and stone fruit are in season during these months, there is just something about citrus that hits the spot. From a glass of cool […]

Ask a Nutritionist: Brain Nutrition and Mental Health

mental and brain health foods

Welcome back to our Ask a Nutritionist series featuring the Wel Nourished team! In this four-part wellness series, we are answering all your burning health questions, debunking food myths, and sharing resources to help you discover a happier health journey! In part one the Registered Dietitian Nutritionists at Wel answered some common food, health, and […]

Celebrate Mom With More Than a Homemade Breakfast

mothersdaybrunch

Moms typically take care of their family’s needs before their own, so why not show her your appreciation by making Mother’s Day extra special. Think of it as a day to let her really rest and relax. She isn’t looking for anything fancy or expensive, it’s often the thoughtful gestures and meaningful gifts that show […]

Cooking with Citrus

citrus wrap ingredients

Cooking with Citrus Citrus is undeniably one of the most versatile and enjoyable of fruit groups to cook with. It can be sweet, it can be sour, and it can even be something in between. The possibilities are nearly endless, and here at Homegrown we are big fans of incorporating citrus into our daily cooking […]

Organic Citrus Seasons

organic citrus harvest

Organic Citrus Seasons It takes time to wrap your head around the many citrus fruit varieties available organically throughout the year. When are they actually in season? With this guide, you’ll begin building a solid foundation of understanding Homegrown Organic Farms’ organic citrus availability. An important note, our citrus varieties may change as the years go […]

Farmworker Awareness Week 2022

organic blueberry tractor

Farmworker are Always Essential There are 914 million acres of farmland in America that grow a variety of fresh foods for the world to enjoy. Farmworkers work year round to ensure the availability of the bounty found in your local grocery stores. The crucial role that farmworkers have in our food systems were only amplified […]

Meet a Grower: Lynn & Sally Shafer

sally and lynn shafer

Meet Lynn & Sally Shafer As is so often the case with growers, Lynn and Sally Shafer’s passion for organic farming began at a young age. For Lynn, the interest was kindled by working on farms in Northern California during his college summers, and for Sally it started when she saw her father cultivating a […]