Larry and Maria Glashoff and their three children, along with 2 full-time employees and extended family help with farmers markets throughout the year.
83 acres in Fairfield, about 50 miles from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Larry started growing boysenberries in 4H when he was 12 years old. Larry and Maria are dedicated to maintaining and improving their small family farm, and both hold off-farm jobs; Larry works at a wholesale nursery and Maria at a dental office. All of Glashoff’s preserves, jellies, juices, and walnut oil are made by hand from their farm products. They also host weddings and special events at the farm throughout the year.
The Glashoffs use synthetic fertilizers to maintain soil fertility.
Drip, flood and sprinkler irrigation.
They remove some pests and weeds by hand and apply synthetic pesticides and herbicides to the remaining.
The Glashoff family has been farming in the Suisun Valley for more than 100 years.
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