Sales: on-farm, you pick (check website for schedule), farmers’ markets in Tahoe City, South Lake Tahoe, and Sacramento. Grocery stores in Tahoe and Newcastle Produce. Restaurants in Auburn & Tahoe.
Hours: U-Pick on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, May through November by appointment
Products: Raspberries, thornless blackberries, boysenberries, olallieberries, blueberries, chestnuts, pomegranates, kiwi, mandarins, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, loquats, persimmons, figs, rhubarb, cherry plums, Meyer lemons, apples, applewood, olives, herbs, flowers, corn, popcorn, guava.
Sales: On-farm (by appointment), Gaia’s Basket, Newcastle Produce and Auburn, DeWitt and Roseville Farmers’ Markets (late August – September)
Products: Pears, apples, plums, figs, quince, persimmons, honey, and wine grapes
Sales: On-farm, farmers’ markets
Hours: Please call
Products: Blueberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, figs, nectarines, apricots, Feijoa (pineapple guava), pomegranates, kiwi, mandarins, cherries, pluots. Hoshigaki
Hours: Call for appointment. We ship mandarins.
Products: Satsuma Mandarins and other as listed: blood oranges, quince, figs, Key limes, Fuyu persimmons, Bearss limes, Eureka lemons, Meyer lemons, Cara Cara oranges, pomegranates, clementines, and Oro Blanco Pommelo.
Burgeson Family Farm is a small family farm on a beautiful sunny hilltop below Indian Hill Road in Newcastle. The property has excellent soil and a warm microclimate so the Burgesons often experiment with growing foods not typically grown in our area, such as unusual citrus and semitropicals. They practice sustainable farming methods in the care of their their land, and all the farm work is done by Adrian, Dayna and their son Evan. Dayna is a Registered Dietitian who spent her career promoting healthy eating with the University of California. Adrian is a retired elementary school teacher who taught hundreds of children the benefits of gardening through his yearly school garden projects. Evan is now an avid gardener and cook, so the love for farming may be hereditary. Please call to arrange farm tours or to purchase products in season. For more information, recipe ideas and more check the farm website.
Hours: Call for appointment
Products: Angus beef cattle, Dorper sheep and lambs, free range eggs, honey. Seasonally we have limited crops of cherries, peaches, apricots, plums, and figs, quince and pomegranates. The bulk of our fruit production is directed towards preserving jams, jellies and marinades. We also plant small fields of organic corn, pumpkins, squash, heirloom tomatoes, various peppers, cucumbers and melons
Sales: On-farm fruit stand
Hours: Tuesday — Sunday
Products: A family farm and produce stand since 1911. Summer crops include loquats, peaches, plums, pluots, apricots, figs, mulberries, blackberries, grapes, Asian pears, tomatoes, squash and cucumbers. Fall brings on a variety of persimmons including Fuyu, Hachiya, Maru, Chocolate, Vodka and hoshigaki hand dried persimmons. People are welcome to drop in or arrange for a tour. Other fall crops are jujube, pears, apples, quince, pomegranates, mandarins, oranges, and lemons. Please check our web site for an up-to-date list of products and activities: www.otoworchard.com or just give us a call.
Products: Mandarins, limes, lemons (Meyer, Eureka, and Santa Teresa), oranges (Blood, Navel and Valencia), kumquats, grapefruit and pomegranates. Marinades, dressings, vinaigrettes and spreads produced from citrus that we grow.