Please welcome Ambrosia Farm as your source of locally grown produce in Veneta, OR. Ambrosia is a family run market garden operated by Brandon Huff and Phaedra Jackson. We have signed a lease agreement through December 2020 with a property owner at the base of Sarver Winery off Central Road. Unfortunately we are not open to the public, but will continue to offer U-Pick produce through our unique U-Pick CSA, there will also be a consistent supply of fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers through our market stand in Veneta and Florence, which are both open to the public weekly starting in the first week of May through the third week in October. Ambrosia Farm also supplies local families and individuals with food through our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.
In keeping with the quality standard that produce from the Willamette Valley is known for, we grow all our crops under the same standards of organic certification requirements, but do not maintain a certification. Techniques at Ambrosia Farm are more geared towards small scale intensive agriculture. Careful planning means maximizing the field space and cultivating 1 ½ half acres. More food is grown on a small acreage using permanent raised growing beds. Cultivation at Ambrosia is performed with our Compact Tractor, a walk behind BCS and hand tools. Only OMRI approved fertilizers and sprays are used when necessary. Cover crops and crop rotations are an integral part of our growing practices. In doing so, this creates a rich and biologically diverse soil structure that is then intensively planted and harvested with minimum tillage in-between. If local agriculture and connecting directly with your farmer is important to you, please inquire about a CSA membership.