Triumphant Violet Beans

We are now harvesting the Triumphant Violet Beans, some of these will be saved for seeds. They are Italian heirloom. Translated from Italian, this bean’s name means “purple triumph.”

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Heirloom Italian Candy Cane Beets

The Candy Striped Beet may look like a vegetable straight out of a Dr. Seuss book, but this striped beet is very real! So real that you’ll find them in your farmshare box this week! The Italian Candy Striped Beet, also known as a chioggia beet,  has its origins in Northern Italy and became popular […]

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Beet Basics

Beets grow almost year round in Southern California and our farm is no exception.  So, we thought we start off with the basics about beets before we give you a “bunch” of recipes.  Check out this Beets 101 video!  We’re sure you’ll get with our beat!  

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Coral Tree Farm wildflower flyer

A Day of Agriculture and Arts-a community gathering at Coral Tree Farm to celebrate National Wild Flower Week! May 7th

Join us at Coral Tree Farm for a day of Agriculture and Arts to celebrate National Wildflower Week. National Wildflower Week aims not only to highlight wildflowers’ beauty, but also to encourage community members to understand their value and take steps to protect them. Wildflowers and native plants help conserve water, reduce mowing costs, provide […]

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New spring/summer Farm Share season

It is almost time to sign up for a new Farm Share season! Our farm share baskets are vibrant – heirlooms in the box below include white albino carrots (Holland), candy striped beets (Italy), red Romain lettuce (France), Fava bean (Armenia). If you would like information regarding our spring/summer farm share email Laurel at coraltreefarm@gmail.com.

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Flame flower

Known throughout California history as the flame flower, the amapola and la copa de Oro, These amazing natives were once used for both a food source and a medicinal source. CA poppy day is April 6 th and CTF will be seed saving these beauties for sure.

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Organic farm Cyclops in Oceanside

This is a two acre urban farm in Oceanside called Cyclops. We highly recommend its fruit and veggies. This farm is owned and operated by Luke Girling. Well worth trip. Stand hours are limited. The sweetest and most amazing organic local strawberries are here!

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Dry Herbs

NEW – dry organic herbs for sale

We now have our herbs drying beautifully: hanging from our rafters, summer savory, caraway thyme, french thyme and more… When it comes to recipes – one tablespoon of fresh herb equals one teaspoon of dried, because dried herbs are more concentrated than fresh.

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Mulberries are coming soon!

We are going to have mulberries available soon as part of the farm-boxes. Mulberry is a fruit growing on the trees. They are native to warm regions of Asia, Africa and the Americas. There are many different varieties such as Persian, Black Beauty, White and Red muberries. We grow dark red mulberries. The fruit can be used in […]

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Mullet wine

Hot Spiced Wine

Hot spiced wine has different names – Glogg in Scandinavia, Mulled wine – in England, Grzane wino – in Poland, Glintwein in Russia, Vin brulé – in Italy. According to records, it was first used in Rome in 2nd century.  Recipes vary widely, main ingredients are orange and lemon slices, cinnamin sticks, ginger "coins", cardamom pods crashed, star anose and […]

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