The holidays are in full swing at Jacobs Farm Martial Cottle! Come get your special meal ingredients, and let the kids work off some of that Pre-Christmas steam! You’ll find fresh, organic, locally grown squash and herbs, and we still have a good selection of Christmas trees. […]
Join us at the Farm Stand on Saturday, Oct 1st, from 10 to 3. Pick pumpkins and gourds, learn about bees and other organic gardening topics, turn the kids loose to enjoy hayrides, cake walks, bingo and raffles! Print out THIS FUN POSTER and stick it on your fridge as a reminder. Check out this fun video! See you there!
Reserve your seat now ! A farm dinner in the fabled Valley of Heart’s Delight. Times have changed. Now it’s called Silicon Valley. Despite the name change, the agricultural heritage of the Santa Clara Valley still survives. Our dinner site is Martial Cottle Park, 180 acres of agricultural land preserved in perpetuity as organic farmland, existing cheek by jowl with valley dwellers whose hearts might delight in seeing where our food comes from. The property has a fascinating history that extends to the present day where we'll set our table between the mature cherry trees. Chef Jonnatan Leiva has returned [...]
The Farmstand is really picking up steam as spring turns toward summer. You'll find Fava Beans, Kale, Chard, Cherries, Plums, Granny Smith Apples, Cameo Apples, Fuji Apples, Navel Oranges, Cara Cara Oranges, Blood Oranges, Lemons, Basil, Garlic, Strawberries, Dried Mangoes, and Dried Tomatoes.
Spring is peaking here at the farm. The fresh blossoms and damp soil smell wonderful! We brought out beehives to help pollinate our orchards. Click here to view a lovely video of the bees at work.
It might be too early to say Spring is right around the corner, but we are knee deep in Snap Peas, so we know it is coming! We will be harvesting these sweet delights at Martial Cottle in 4-6 weeks. We'll keep them in rotation until it gets too warm. Sugar Snap Peas can be planted as late as St Patricks Day here in San Jose to get a crop before it heats up. Sugar Snap Peas are a cross between the English Shelling Pea and the Chinese Snow Pea. The pods are rounded, not flat like Snow Peas, but are delicate, crunchy, [...]
In alliance with the Farmer Veteran Coalition, Jacobs Farm / Del Cabo is proud to provide meaningful employment for Veterans. Their military experience and strength of character bring both high productivity and great inspiration to our work community. On this Veterans Day, 2015 we send our thanks to all Veterans for your dedicated and generous service to America! […]