Galt, CA |
Kingbird Farms is a small teaching farm south of Sacramento. They grow fresh fruits and vegetables for 22 CSA subscribers and provide produce for Magpie Cafe (another Snail of Approval awardee).
Kingbird is a WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) host, having hosted more than 100 young people from all over the world. They are active in the Central Valley Slow Food chapters, hosting events and workshops.
Their CSA boxes include information on preparing the week’s varieties, with an emphasis on educating people about the benefits of seasonal, local, fresh produce. They emphasis Ark of Taste varieties to the extent possible, and encourage associated menu and and CSA labeling.