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Author: Laura P


Johansen Ranch

Fuyu Persimmons are now at The Patch, thanks to Johansen Ranch!   Johansen Ranch is a century-old certified organic family farm owned and operated by Mila, Olivia and Rich Johansen. The family can trace their heritage in Nevada County to 1854! Johansen Ranch has supplied […]

Mountain Bounty Farm

Founded in 1997 by John Tecklin, Mountain Bounty Farm is a 50-acre organic family farm located high on the forested contours of the San Juan Ridge near Nevada City, California. Today the oldest and largest CSA farm in the Sierras is co-managed by Maia Lipkin, […]

Super Tuber Farm

BriarPatch Food Co-op is proud to carry delicious produce from Super Tuber Farm. Throughout the year look for potatoes, carrots, cabbage and beets. Did you know, Super Tuber cabbage is an important ingredient used to make Local Culture’s kraut? Established in 2012, Super Tuber Farm aims […]

We support Ukraine

Help for Ukraine

BriarPatch stands with the people of Ukraine and democracies everywhere. Ways you can help. Around the world cooperatives, like BriarPatch, operate according to the same set of seven core principles, adopted by the International Cooperative Alliance. Just like co-ops, we believe all people deserve the […]

Local Culture Ferments

Meet the owners of Local Culture: Cristina Africano, Chris Frost-McKee and Elissa Wolf Blank.  Did you know BriarPatch carries the entire line of Local Culture products? That includes: Apple + Hops Sauerkraut, Beet + Fennel Sauerkraut, Juniper +Sage Sauerkraut, Golden Beet + Dill Sauerkraut, Turmeric + Ginger […]

PAAVANI Ayurveda

Say hello to Leah and Trudy, founders of PAAVANI Ayurveda.   Look for their dosha specific Body Oils, Pulling Oils and Copper Tongue Cleaners!  “All of our products are handmade in our Grass Valley apothecary and inspired by the healing wisdom of traditional Ayurveda. We believe […]