17Feb

Spring Farm Fair Event

February 17, 2017 by Golden Door

We have Spring Fever! Join us Saturday, March 25th from 9am to 3pm for Golden Door Farm Stand’s Spring Farm Fair! This event is the kick off to our soon to be regular Golden Door Farmer’s Market Saturdays- Come enjoy the festive farm atmosphere, local food vendors, live music, a kid’s craft, light refreshments and more! You can also enter to win a “Guest For A Day” experience at Golden Door with any purchase at the Golden Door farm stand- a once in a lifetime opportunity! ($1200 value) This is a chance for the community to enjoy delicious, locally-grown produce, and be a part of the Golden Door mission— 100% of Golden Door’s  profits go to select charities across the U.S. that are dedicated to transforming the lives of children. Golden Door Farm Stand 314 Deer Springs Road • San Marcos, CA • Hours: Wed-Fri 10am-3pm, Sat 9am-3pm

07Feb

Sunshine in a Jar

February 7, 2017 by Golden Door

Check out the latest buzz at Golden Door! We are proud to present the newest addition to our artisanal food family- Wildflower Honey. Our pure, homegrown honey is collected from Golden Door hives tended in our 600 acres of gardens and citrus groves. Executive Chef Greg Frey, Jr. is an experienced beekeeper who is passionate about raising honey bees to sustain our ecosystem while producing this light, refreshing treat that makes life sweeter. DO YOU KNOW HOW PRECIOUS EACH DROP OF HONEY IS? It takes 1-1/2 to 2 million flowers to produce just one pound of honey. On average, 10,000 bees will travel 55,000 miles to collect one pound of honey. Each bee contributes just 1/12 teaspoon of honey in its lifetime. We are so proud of our sunshine in a jar, which is healthful with citrus notes. The Wildflower Honey, along with our many other artisanal food and beauty products were recently featured on HSN …

13Dec

Farm Stand Holiday Celebration

December 13, 2016 by Golden Door

Join us this Saturday, December 17, for Golden Door Farm Stand’s Holiday Celebration! Enjoy the festive farm atmosphere, gift baskets, wreath making, holiday recipes, organic fruits & vegetables, refreshments and more! Fun for the whole family! This is a chance for the community to enjoy delicious, locally-grown produce, and be a part of the Golden Door mission—100% of proceeds from all Farm Stand purchases will be donated to help children of abuse. Golden Door Farm Stand 314 Deer Springs Road • San Marcos, CA • Hours: Wed-Fri 10am-3pm, Sat 9am-3pm  

05Oct

Golden Door Farm Stand Grand Opening

October 5, 2016 by Golden Door

Golden Door opened a Farm Stand on October 15th, 2016! The grand opening event showcased all organic produce, food and fun for the whole family! Open four days a week year-round, the Golden Door Farm Stand sells organic produce such as herbs, kale, figs, melons, carrots, citrus, beets, eggplant, pomegranates and more from the resort’s gardens, as well as marmalades and preserves from its artisanal foods line. This is a chance for the community to enjoy delicious, locally-grown produce, and be a part of the Golden Door mission—100% of proceeds from all Farm Stand purchases will be donated to help children of abuse. GOLDEN DOOR FARM STAND HOURS: Wednesday – Fridays: 10:30 AM – 3 PM Saturdays: 9 AM – 3 PM Location: 314 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos CA 92069

07Jan

Garden Planning at the Golden Door

January 7, 2015 by Jeff Dawson

Here at the Golden Door vegetable garden we have been browsing through the new 2015 seed catalogs. The beginning of the year is garden planning time and selecting what we want to grow for Spring and Summer is an exciting process. We will stock up on the old standby vegetable varieties that we know do well in our climate and soils. The fun part is looking for vegetables that are new introductions or ones we’ve never grown before. So far we found a few new varieties that we will try this year. John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds has a new tomato, Sungreen, a green cherry tomato.  The only other green cherry tomato I know of is Green Grape, and it is not always very productive. Hopefully this new one will be a performer. Gurneys Seed has a new arugula called Dragon Tongue. It is a wild type with a smaller …