The Loewen family’s goal has been to establish a reputation for Blossom Bluff as offering unique and heirloom varieties picked at peak maturity. To this end, they have planted over 150 varieties of stone fruit, citrus, persimmons, and pomegranates. After 15 years of farming sustainably and maintaining California Clean membership, their farm chose to become certified organic by CCOF in 2006.
The farm is named after the bluff overlooking the King’s River, where the farmhouses are perched. In spring, the blossoms on the farm are beautiful, and the steep hillside leading to their riverbottom property is green with new grass, poppies, elderberry bushes, wildflowers, and habitat for beneficial insects.
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Parlier, CA, CA 93648
http://www.blossombluff.comParlier, Fresno County, CA 200 miles Sandy/Loam Well Ted and Fran Loewen own the farm, which is now managed by their children, 4th generation farmers Bryce and Renata. They employ 9 people year-round, and as many as 26 seasonally. Certified Organic by CCOF since 2006 Compost, foliar spray Mowing, transitioning to low/no-till Dormant oil spray, beneficial insects, pheromone disruptors 80 acres