Marsh and Sons 12950 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 This roadside produce stand offers a wide variety of seasonal fruits, vegetables and local honey. In the fall you'll…More find dozens of varieties of pumpkins. The stall is just a few minutes away from downtown Half Moon Bay and has its own farm, where customers can choose a goat for slaughter or purchase goat meat.
Bar None Ranches 746 Tunitas Creek Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Bar None Ranches has been a family-owned livestock dealer for the Half Moon Bay area since the 1950's. It specializes in…More the slaughter and sale of cows, sheep, goats and pigs. The policy of this business is to clean after every kill in order to ensure safety and minimize the risks of food contamination. They only sell to the public.
The Happy Taco Taqueria 184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 If you want to go where the locals go, the Happy Taco Taqueria is the place to be. No matter the time of day,…More there is a steady flow of farmers, workers and families eating in or grabbing meals to go. Besides tacos there is an assortment of Mexican dishes, including burritos, quesadillas and tamales. The salsa bar has five different varieties of salsa plus pickled carrots and peppers. The daily special menu offers exotic options like goat stew, not on the regular menu.
Coastside Farmer's Market has been a Saturday tradition in Half Moon Bay since 2002. From May through December you…More will find 30 to 40 vendors showcasing the farm-fresh produce, wild salmon, artisanal goat cheeses, regional honey, flowers, local art and live music. </p>
<p>Most of vendors come from within the county – some of them from farms within walking distance of the market – and are chosen because they are self-sustaining, farmer run farms. It is the goal of the market organizers to champion small farms along the coast and local fishermen from Half Moon Bay harbor.</p>
<p>Although the focus is on the fresh produce, there is also a nice selection of prepared foods and bakery items, perfect for a light lunch while shopping and listening to the local musicians perform.</p>
Back in the 1920s, Richard Holtz's grandfather immigrated to the United States from Italy and worked in the fields to…More support himself. Years later, he started his own farm in Half Moon Bay at Tunitas Creek, growing peas, beans, lettuce and artichokes. Eventually he decided to stop farming so he could concentrate efforts at a larger farm in another part of Half Moon Bay.</p>
<p>In 1998, Holtz jumped at the opportunity to purchase some land at the original Tunitas Creek location, and Tunitas Creek Family Farm was reopened the next year. Housed on an eight-acre lot, the farm is a true family operation, with most of the work being done by Holtz and his mother.</p>
<p>Operating year-round, the farm produces pumpkins (of all types), gourds and squash in the fall and peas and beans in the spring. The family also raises goats.</p>
<p>When the farm is open to the public in September and October, the land is transformed into an autumnal feast with a pumpkin patch, hayrides, harvest dolls, a witch and other seasonal characters.</p>