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Fairview Gardens

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Organic Farm Stand

They till the soil, plant it, cultivate, grow and pick it here. What's available is whatever is in... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
Santa Barbara, California
Great produce, festivals and cooking training

Close by, warm welcoming people, many wonderful events during the year, locals love it, - recommend... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2016
doris s
Goleta, California
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29 Aug 2016
“Organic Farm Stand”
25 Jul 2016
“Average due to limited quanties - and bordering great due to small/organics”
Come visit the farm! Founded in 1895, Fairview Gardens is one of the oldest organic farms in southern California and preserved for all to enjoy. Fairview Gardens is a non-profit organization and plays a unique role in the community, providing its...more
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598 N Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-1731
+1 805-967-7369
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

They till the soil, plant it, cultivate, grow and pick it here. What's available is whatever is in season and may have been picked a hour before. It's off Fairview Avenue, about half a mile from stores along Calle Real, and a short detour if...More

2  Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Love this little suburban farm that has withstood the test of time due to red tape, hostile anti-local farmers, yet when your heart desires good, organic, solidly grown veggies/fruits, then this is your place. Ease of parking - simply swing off Fairview onto their gravel...More

2  Thank toplay
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Close by, warm welcoming people, many wonderful events during the year, locals love it, - recommend the educational programs to all!

Thank doris s
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Really tasty organic produce grown locally is the attraction. Expect to find fruits and vegetables that are in season. Selections vary daily.Some of the vegetables are grown immediately adjacent to the stand. Short walking tours of the garden are another reason to visit. Staff/volunteers are...More

Thank goletagone
Reviewed October 14, 2015

The variety of produce varies depending on the season which is what one expects from a local farm. If you want to eat what is fresh and in season, shop here. Some of the produce comes from more remote sites as do the beverages and...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2015

We love the Fairview Gardens CSA. We discovered this place years ago when we were taste-testing the strawberries at the farmer's market. This place was the best. We tried the CSA, and am now on our 15th year. It's a very good deal for fresh,...More

Thank mm1970
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love buying produce, bread, and eggs at Fairview Gardens. We've been customers for well over a decade. The fruit and veggies are as fresh as can be. Some years back, we asked if eggs were available. They said we can come back in a...More

Thank Loveworldtravel
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Everything seems to be grown with lots of care and it shows. The fruits and vegetables could not be any fresher. Everything we bought was always marvelous.

Thank ElisePortlandOR
Reviewed March 10, 2013

Great place to buy organic food. This is a roadside stand that is there year around on Fairview Ave. in Goleta

1  Thank sblady
Reviewed October 7, 2012

...........its a working farm and the greatest outdoor classroom for organic farming..............the Harvard of permaculture........the staff is wonderful and truly inspired in their mission to protect mother earth!

1  Thank steve p
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