About the Farm
Sweet Roots was started in 2010 currently we cultivate just over 3 acres, growing a diversity of flowers and produce for ourselves and family. Our nursery business thrives in the springtime when folks are eager to plant their gardens with healthy, organic, acclimatized seedlings.
Here at Sweet Roots Farm we have developed a philosophy of growing techniques and business practices that provides our local community with certified organic, high quality flowers and plant starts. We arrived at this philosophy through university education in agriculture, horticulture and community studies as well as years of hands on experience on many other farms.
Sweet Roots Farm is certified organic. Everything we produce is grown, harvested and delivered using the National Organic Standard. We do not use synthetic pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. We source non-GMO seeds, and inputs, use soil building techniques such as cover cropping and compost to improve the soil rather then degrade it. We control pest and diseases using cultural and biological methods. These organic practices ensure that we are stewards of our farmland, committed to leaving behind better soil for future farmers.
Our business practices are based on the same philosophy as our growing techniques. To provide for our community while creating a sustainable income that supports the farm and the farmers. Through experience and continued education we have focused on organic cut flowers, and acclimatized plant starts for sierra foothill gardeners. We strive to create a connection between local consumers and farmers.
Our philosophy at Sweet Roots Farm guides us on a daily basis. We have pride in what we produce and how we produce it. Yet we continue to learn how we can better contribute to the community while supporting ourselves. Mother Nature and our local economy keep us on our toes, while our philology guides us into the future.