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We farm a 75 acre patch of the Central San Joaquin Valley in Madera, California. Our San Joaquin is the southern half of California’s 450-mile-long Great Central Valley. We have been farming since 1980 and Certified Organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) since 1987.
Whether our three grown children are engaged in careers as varied as immunology research, literary criticism, acting or food service, we are proud of their endeavors. Farming was our dream and it allowed us to provide a college education for each of them that they might persue their own dreams.
Watered by snow melt streams from the Sierra Nevada, the rich alluvial soils of this region constitute Earth’s most productive farmscape.
T&D Willey Farms takes advantage of all four seasons of our mild Mediterranean climate to harvest a year-round palette of bountiful vegetables. Tom and a staff of ten grow everything from Brussels Sprouts to Italian Zucchini, employing the latest in biological fertility systems. Denesse manages the hand-harvest, sales and shipping with her permanent staff of 40 and summertime help of as many as 40 additional people.
We are proud and honored to be your family’s farmers and to supply your table with food. We take seriously our responsibility to grow the highest quality fresh produce without the use of toxic chemistry. We invite you to ‘tour’ our farm and learn how we care for your food. We hope to answer most of your questions and invite you to drop us a note to let us know how we might better serve you.
Tom and denesse