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Visitors are greeted with welcome signs promoting the local harvest of the month.
Published on March 15, 2011
Rolling green hills serve as the backdrop near Pauma Valley farms.
Farmer Jonathon Reinbold inspects sprouting vegetables at Tierra Miguel Farms. Reinbold leads educational programs to help community members understand the food-to-table movement.
Radish, carrots, broccoli and cilantro are among some of the mixed vegetables that the farms offers to restaurants and school districts.
Community volunteers and students visit the farm weekly to take part in educational programs that emphasize the importance of building a regional food network in San Diego County.
Tierra Miguel Farm in Pauma Valley is one of many local farms that provides locally grown food for the San Diego Unified School District.
Tierra Miguel sits on 85 acres of organic farmland in Pauma Valley.
Tierra Miguel Farm is one of the many organic farms in San Diego County.
Carrots are among the crops local farms produce for regional businesses and institutions.
An increasing number of San Diego restaurants and school districts are opting to serve locally grown foods to support San Diego County farmers.
The San Diego Unified School District is choosing to partner with farms within 150 miles of school district boundaries.
San Diego County has the most farms compared to any other county in the United States. Local farms tend to range from one to 300 acres.
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