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Welcome to Earl's Organic Produce.

Earl's Organic Produce is the sole 100% certified organic handler located on the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market. We're passionate about organic produce, our growers, and our customers. That simple fact has made us the leading regional distributor of premium organic produce.

Since 1988 we've partnered with growers of all sizes across California, the Pacific Northwest, Mexico, and beyond to bring diversity, flavor, and quality to the organic marketplace year-round. We find the freshest and tastiest organic produce and distribute it to our wide range of customers such as home delivery services, restaurants, natural food co-ops, independent retailers, regional grocery markets, and national chain stores.

We invite you to learn about what we do, meet the people who grow your food, find out more about sustainable agriculture, and follow the journey of your fruits and vegetables as they travel from farm to fork.

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Minneolas are a type of Tangelo which is a hybrid of a Dancy Mandarin and a Duncan Grapefruit. Easy to spot by the bell shaped top. Sweetest when grown in a warm climate. #passion4organic ... See MoreSee Less

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Seasonal Eats

Navels from the Central San Joaquin Valley are best eaten out of hand. The recent cold nights have brought good...

  • California Winter Citrus Update

    The recent California rains were brought on by an atmospheric river weather pattern consisting of large amounts of humidity. They are usually over a 1,000 miles long and over a 100 miles wide, and can carry a greater flux of water than the Amazon, the largest river on earth. The […]

  • California Winter Produce Supply Affected

    Heavy rain in California over the last week has completely shut down all local growing regions tightening the supply of many fruits and vegetables.  There were some rains down in the desert but not as intense. The rain not only makes it difficult for workers and tractors to get out […]

  • Hass Avocado January Update

    Avocados will be in the spotlight as we ramp up for Super Bowl as well as the transition out of Mexican fruit and into Californian fruit. The California crop is expected to start up in early February with volume about half of what it was in 2016. Fruit and nut […]

  • Earl’s Organic Looks Back at 2016

    2016 was a year of changes and growth at Earl’s Organic Produce. Our staff has grown 15% over the year to 91 people and we created 2 brand new positions- Director of Sales and Marketing and a dedicated Food Safety Manager as we continue to focus on serving our customers […]

  • Wet Winter Weather Update

    We are experience incremental weather in the California and Arizona regions where we currently source most of our cool season veg. It is raining in Coachella Valley, down into the Imperial Valley and Yuma, Arizona is expecting rain. The rain means no harvest and supply out of these areas will […]

  • Sanchez Brothers Cucumber Mojito

    John and Paul Sanchez grow year round hothouse cucumbers on 1 ½ acres in Carpinteria just south of Santa Barbara.  Serves 2 6  peeled cucumber slices 6 lime slices 20 mint leaves 2 tablespoons agave syrup 4 ounces of vodka Tonic water Muddle 4 of the lime slices and mint […]


    Stone Fruit Cobbler

    Easy, Foolproof Cobbler for Any Fruit makes enough for a 9×9 baking dish www.thekitchn.com 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar, plus a bit more for sprinkling 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted fresh berries or fruit (peeled and cut into chunks) Combine the flour and sugar. Add the […]


    Earl’s Favorite Berry Smoothie Recipes

    March is National Nutrition month and Shari’s Berries asked Earl’s Organic for their favorite berry smoothie recipes. The crew at Earl’s loves making smoothies any time of year.  Some of our favorite berries to use are strawberries and blueberries, also known as “straws” and “blues” in the produce business. Fun […]


    Hot Ginger Satsuma Tea

    From Brian Gordon- Sales Associate Extraordinaire  Makes 2 cups   *  6 Satsumas or more if you like *  1 inch of ginger sliced *  2 tablespoons of honey *  Pinch of Cayenne *  4 oz whiskey-Preferably Jack Daniels   Prepare 2 mugs with 1 tablespoon of honey in each […]


    Satsuma Cranberry Sauce Recipe

    Susan from Earl’s loves making this every Thanksgiving with Satsumas from Side Hill Citrus in Lincoln, CA.   * 3 cups of fresh cranberries * 1 cup sugar * 1/4 cup water * 1/2 cup Satsuma juice * Rind of one medium sized Satsuma finely chopped * 1/4 teaspoon vanilla […]

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