Stay Local for Fresh Produce in Irvine, CA

January 27, 2017

Are you looking for a place to purchase locally grown, organic produce in Irvine, CA? You’re in luck. Tanaka Farms is a family-owned, authentic working farm in Irvine, CA. Operating on 30 acres in the heart of Orange County, the farm produces a variety of fruits and vegetables year round. You can pick up some of this great produce for yourself by visiting the Tanaka Farms market stand on University Drive. For those who want to learn more about farming, Tanaka Farms offers a variety of seasonal tours, including strawberry tours in the spring, watermelon tours in the summer, a pumpkin patch in the fall, and Christmas trees in December.

Usually, the Strawberry Tours start in March, but with the weather and the strawberries already looking great, Tanaka Farms is starting their tours early. The first ones will be Saturday, January 28, 2017 and Sunday, January 30, 2017. Your tour includes a guided wagon ride around the farm; a lesson on farm history and growing veggies; samples of seasonal vegetables; and the opportunity to pick and eat strawberries in the patch while filling a one pound container to take home.

Irvine locals can also participate in the Tanaka Farms Open House on February 4, 2017 and February 5, 2017. There are many fun events planned for the Open House, including, free arts and crafts, planting stations, a raffle, workshops and more! Follow Tanaka Farms on Facebook for the most up-to-date information on all special events happening at the farm.

If you make a purchase at Tanaka Farms which you’d like to send to out of town friends or family, stop by one of the AIM Mail Center locations in Irvine for UPS shipping or FedEx shipping.  Your one-stop-shop for shipping and office services, AIM Mail Center will professionally pack your gifts for safe arrival.  The friendly professionals can even compare shipping rates to find the best rate and service for shipping your packages.

Since 88% of the private companies in the U.S. employ 19 or fewer employees (Source: U.S. SBA), we at AIM Mail Centers believe local businesses are vital to the health of the U.S. economy.  Therefore, AIM Mail Centers is pleased to feature Tanaka Farms as our Featured Local Neighborhood Business and encourages locals to buy from local businesses.

Strawberries at Tanaka Farms in Irvine, CA

Image: Tanaka Farms Facebook

Source: Tanaka Farms Website; Tanaka Farms Facebook