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Fairview Gardens

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598 N Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-1731
+1 805-967-7369
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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 30 August 2016
Santa Barbara, California
Average due to limited quanties - and bordering great due to small/organics

Love this little suburban farm that has withstood the test of time due to red tape, hostile... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Goleta, California
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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 neighbors with food, educational events, and a connection to the land. Pack a picnic, visit our farm stand, and take a self-guided tour through our fruit orchards and open space. Bring a camera and get ready for some delicious fun.
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible5%
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598 N Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-1731
+1 805-967-7369
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Reviewed 30 August 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

1  Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed 26 July 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 24 March 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 12 November 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 15 October 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

Thank goletagone
Reviewed 2 October 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 1 July 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 14 July 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 10 March 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 8 October 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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