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On November 22, 2019, the CDC and FDA issued an advisory that consumers should not eat Romaine Lettuce harvested from Salinas, California.  Our product has not been named in this advisory, however, because your family’s  health is important to us, we advise that you do not eat Romaine Lettuce or Romaine Hearts grown in Salinas, California, but throw it out.

For more information about this situation, please reference either the CDC or FDA websites noted below. Thank you.

FDA Advisory Page

CDC Advisory Page

Scholarship Program

Our Mission

To recognize students who demonstrate the guiding values of Integrity, Quality, Passion and Success in their daily decisions and in their pursuit of higher education.

The 2020 Scholarship Application Process has not opened yet, please check back in December 2019. Thank you.

Ocean Mist Farms 94-year legacy is represented in our strong belief in the guiding values of Integrity Quality, Passion and Success.

For over 90 years and four generations, Ocean Mist Farms has endeavored to provide our customers with only the very best quality artichokes, other fresh vegetables and uncompromising service…every day.

The Ocean Mist Farms Academic Scholarship Program awards a total of seven $1,000 academic scholarships each year to deserving students. Two $1,000 scholarships are available exclusively to a dependent of an Ocean Mist Farms Affiliate Company employee. Please email to request a "Dependent Scholarship Application". Affiliated companies eligible for this scholarship program include: Boutonnet Farms, Desert Mist Farms, Laguna Mist Farms, Ocean Mist Farms, Sea Breeze Harvesting, Sea Mist Farms, and Valley Pride Inc.

Successful candidates demonstrate the use of our four guiding values in their daily decisions and in their pursuit of education. Applicants must be high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Application requirements include an essay, letters of reference, a completed scholarship application and proof of higher education acceptance. The Ocean Mist Farms Scholarship Committee will review all applications and award scholarships based on the applicant's demonstrated potential for academic success.

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STEP 1: Download the Public application here and the Dependent application here
STEP 2: Complete application.
STEP 3: Email application to

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2019 Scholarship Recipients

2018 Scholarship Recipients

2017 Scholarship Recipients


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