Map of Farms

Field Notes: Farm Features

At Jardinière, we continue to locally source our ingredients. The seasonable vegetables, greens, fruit, and herbs that we craft our dishes with are all grown and cultivated here in California, like the organic vegetables from Santa Cruz, Watsonville,
TDJ and her Chefs

TDJ: My Full Circle Odyssey

Pictured above, A Chef and her Chefs (from left to right) Michael Hung, Morgan Mueller, Traci Des Jardins, Robbie Lewis, Richard Reddington Originally Published 9.12.2011 for Huffington Post Last week I visited Bushi-Tei, where an

TDJ: Evolution of a Fava Bean

Fava Beans are a quintessential Spring vegetable The leaves are a wonderful cover crop used to compost back into the soil to add nitrogen, they are widely used in sustainable agriculture. The early spring beans which we lean into -starved for the

Field Notes: Devil’s Gulch & Star Route Farms

FIELD NOTES: October 2014 Early last month, the kitchen crew was given the opportunity to visit both Devil’s Gulch Ranch and Star Route Farms. Despite our night-owl dispositions, we managed to get to the restaurant early to meet up. Then we