Welcome to Historic Foods! We are a half-acre urban farm based in Escondido and Valley Center, California. We grow strictly heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables and are devoted to helping preserve and expand the exposure of heirloom produce in the main stream. We utilize methods from the the organic, sustainable, urban farming, and permaculture communities.
You can also find the Failing Farmer urban farming blog here where we detail lessons learned starting up a new farm. Tragedies and hopefully some success stories.
We also raise dairy goats and run a locally based herdshare program. Check out the Herdshare page and contact us if you are interested in joining.
The History Historic Foods was founded at the start of 2015 with a focus on growing strictly heirloom fruits and vegetables. The farm hopes to increase the diversity within the local produce supply of San Diego and deliberately chooses rare, elegant...Read More
We base our choices of what to grow and how to grow it based on our key principles. We choose heirloom varieties over modern hybrids; we integrate with the community instead of isolate; we grow instead of sustain,; we use hand tools over heavy mechanization....Read More