Lou Vue

Lou Vue left the janitorial business to begin farming in 1990 because of his family’s interest in agriculture, and his desire to have more independence in his work. Initially he grew for the wholesale market, but in 1995 he began selling through farmers’ markets. Lou Vue says, “I keep my customers happy by always trying to ‘do the right thing’ in farming and offering a unique variety of top quality produce, including bok choy, okra, Chinese broccoli, daikon, and many other items. My children often accompany me to the farmer’s market and enjoy interacting with customers.”

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Markets:South Berkeley (Tuesday)Season:
April – DecemberProduct: Diverse vegetables, including many Asian vegetables like daikon, bok choy, bittermelon, lemon balm, chinese broccoli, and yam leavesFarmer's Name: Lou VueMailing Address: 4722 N. Rosendo Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
Email: tongthao2556@gmail.com
Phone: (559) 579 3600Farm Location:
Fresno, Fresno County, CADistance From Berkeley:
170 milesSoil Type: ClayWater Source: WellAbout the Farm:
Lou Vue owns and operates with his wife and sonsOrganic Certification: Not Certified OrganicFertilizer: NoneWeed Control: Mechanical and hand cultivationPest Management: Aloe vera, tea tree oil (melaleuca), and D-limonene (derived from citrus) to control pestsAcreage: 40 acres