Fresh Lemon Basil Lasagna with Artichokes
Pour a glass of Viognier and prepare for an array of flavors. Our lemon basil was quite prolific in the garden this year and as we sought to discover its best culinary use, we realized a peppy pair to pasta. Ingredients: (For best flavor and nutrition, we either grow…
Grapefruit with Raw Honey and Thyme
By Tristan Mayo Our family fruit tree is dripping with Ruby Red grapefruit. I’m thankful for this winter crop, where caloric cakes and creams are around every winter corner. Grapefruit, a welcome reprieve from fudge and hard candy, is further enhanced with raw honey and herbs. Pop open a bottle…
By Mary Webb A healthy twist on this age-old appetizer. Jicama slices take the place of tortilla chips, giving a crisp-crunch on the palate and a shave off of calories. Ingredients: 1 large Jicama, peeled, cut in half and sliced 2…
Plants to Pasta
By Mary Webb Change in thinking means change in efforts; we did so after stumbling upon heirloom tomato seeds from a respected friend in Napa Valley, CA. He gave us plentiful seeds and we did not know how the plants would behave or what they would look like, for that…
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We offer seasonal baskets of fruit, eggs and vegetables. Started from non-gmo seeds in our cold frame, we tend the plants from seedlings to maturity. In lieu of chemicals, we hoe weeds in the field and hand-pick worms off the plants to feed to our chickens. The result? More protein for the chickens, delicious eggs and clean fruit and vegetables for you!
Welcome to our Civetta Farm site, we hope you visit often as we seek to discover the best wine, local food, organic practices, farm-minded individuals and fun goings-on in and along the Central Coast of California. After purchasing our Paso Robles property in 2012, we decided to work with our land and grow our plants without pesticides and chemicals; through the diligent use of compost teas, companion planting and organic fertilizer, our heirloom vegetable varieties have flourished. It is our vision to continue to learn healthy practices for stress-free living and impart these elements along to you, our readers. Whether it's sharing the fine points of a Cabernet, the habits of hawks, or a farmer's market find, Civetta Farm is developing its resources and spreading its wings to envelope wellness. Cheers! Give us a look and like on Facebook too!