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Our Sustainability Story

Our sustainability story, much like our recipes, includes a few important ingredients that are essential to who Ocean Mist Farms is as a company. Without these key ingredients and our loyal consumers just like yourself holding us...

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January 10, 2018 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Wishing You a Healthy New Year!

January brings more than just a new year. It brings resolve to improve our lives and to try new things! This is what we love most, more people trying a tasty veggie-filled dish or perhaps even a vegetable you've always thought...

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January 4, 2018 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Something about Brussels sprouts and Bacon just go together like PB & J! The delicious flavor of bacon makes anyone - even the veggie afraid - LOVE their brussels sprouts. The perfect occasion to enjoy this recipe is none other...

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December 28, 2017 by Kelsey Preciado | 0 Comments

The Top 5 Ingredients for a Successful Ocean Mist Farms Vegetable Grower

There are many romantic qualities of working the land as a grower of fresh vegetables.  A few of my personal favorites are watching the beautiful sun rise over the artichoke fields in the morning, or watching the wind blowing...

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December 20, 2017 by Mary Langford | 0 Comments

Artichoke Cake Pops

Saturday, December 16th is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day! You may be thinking, “How in the world can Ocean Mist Farms contribute to this day? They only sell veggies!” Well, you haven’t lived until you have tried our...

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December 13, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Cauliflower-Coconut Custard Pie

As a professional recipe developer, I taste a lot of my recipes as I am creating them, and at times my taste buds go numb. However, there is one recipe that makes my mouth water every time I write about it or see a photo of it....

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December 6, 2017 by Adrienne Saldivar-Meier | 0 Comments

Exciting News from Ocean Mist Farms

Ocean Mist Farms is excited to announce the launch of our new website! Our goal is to bring you into our fields and kitchen and make it feel like home. Created with you in mind, our new website is full of recipe inspiration, fun...

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November 30, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Chef Tony Baker’s Cranberry Fennel Sauce

It’s cranberry season - aka - one of the best times of the year!  I like to make all kinds of cranberry sauces around November, not only to enjoy on Thanksgiving but on any day of the week! I love to make a big batch and keep it...

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November 22, 2017 by Kelsey Preciado | 0 Comments

Come Inside Ocean Mist Farms

Integrity, Quality, Passion Success. Compelling words that are the guiding values behind what we do every day. These four descriptive words describe our farming methods all the way to the design of our office building, right down...

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November 15, 2017 by Mary Langford | 0 Comments

Holiday Leftovers

I loooove holiday leftovers, don’t you? In fact, I sometimes look forward to the leftovers while making the holiday dinner and end up making even more of some of my favorites. With the holiday (aka leftover) season fast...

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November 8, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

The Passionate Chef

I received an unexpected phone call last evening from a dear friend that reached out to invite my family and me for Thanksgiving.  This may seem like a common gesture of kindness but for most of my friends, it’s daunting to...

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November 1, 2017 by Adrienne Saldivar-Meier | 0 Comments

Combat Sugar Overload

With Halloween only 7 days away, you may be daydreaming of all the treats you will be eating to satisfy your sweet tooth. Our personal favorite is anything with chocolate and caramel. But, what happens after this spooky holiday...

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October 25, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Simple Slow Cooker Artichoke Chili

It is chili season and I am going all in! Chili can take many shapes depending on what you love to add to the classic meat, beans and tomatoes. This edition of adding artichoke hearts takes the flavor to a whole ‘nother level....

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October 18, 2017 by Kelsey Preciado | 0 Comments
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It’s National Farmer’s Day!

“And into the field I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” – Unknown

You must be a true optimist if you are a true farmer. Always hoping for the best and preparing for the worst, and sometimes having to literally dig deep to get...

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October 12, 2017 by Mary Langford | 0 Comments

Tuscan Inspiration for the Holiday Table

Let’s face it, most of us preparing traditional holiday meals know how carb heavy they can be, so providing a healthy appetizer that is delicious, fresh and easy to prepare is a winner! 

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October 4, 2017 by Adrienne Saldivar-Meier | 0 Comments

Unspoken Tailgate Heroes

Tailgate /ˈtālˌɡāt/ verb – to host or attend a social gathering at which an informal meal is served from the back of a parked vehicle, typically in the parking lot of a sports stadium.

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September 27, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Appreciating Where My Artichokes Come From

There’s nothing more calming and beautiful to me than a sea of artichokes. Strategically grown near the Monterey Bay in California, artichokes LOVE the mist from the ocean. The mild, cool-coastal climate creates perfect growing...

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September 20, 2017 by Mary Langford | 0 Comments

Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Parents, take a break from the kitchen and let your kids show you what they’ve got. Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day is a chance for your young chefs to show off their skills and whip up some of their favorite foods. Have some fun...

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September 13, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Artichoke Guacamole

It’s time for the ultimate appetizer for any occasion! This artichoke guacamole has a 3 way green factor with artichoke hearts, avocado and salsa verde. 3 greens and 3 amazing flavors that come together perfectly. I love how this...

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September 6, 2017 by Kelsey Preciado | 0 Comments

Beat the Heat with Cool and Creamy Classic Artichoke Ice Pops

Does stepping into your pool feel like getting into warm bath water? Is your air conditioning just not cutting it for you anymore? There comes a point during the summer when you just can’t escape the hot. Trust me, I’ve been...

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August 30, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

30 Minute Meals - A Cure for School Night Schedule Overload!

The busy school year is upon us yet again, for students and parents alike! From soccer practice and football games to band rehearsal and tutoring, the list can seem endless on some days, right?

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August 22, 2017 by Diana McClean | 0 Comments

Artichokes with Julia Child's Hollandaise Sauce

Can we get a cohesive “all hail Julia Child”??  That women was amazing and knew her way around a kitchen - not because she was classically trained, but because she loved food! One of my favorite quotes from her is “People who...

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August 15, 2017 by Kelsey Preciado | 0 Comments
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