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San Francisco specialty store Bi-Rite Market puts a new spin on private label with a full-disclosure product line
Sidebar: Farm Aid
San Francisco-based Bi-Rite partners with a number of local farms for its Public label brand. Following is a list:
• Mariquita Farms, Watsonville, Calif., is a small family farm that grows heirloom and specialty vegetables, greens, strawberries and herbs for Community Supported Agriculture members.
• Full Belly Farm, Guinda, Calif., is a 300-acre certified organic farm that produces vegetables, herbs, nuts, flowers and fruits year-round.
• Catalan Farms, Hollister, Calif., is a 14-acre farm that produces a variety of fruits and vegetables, including apples, green beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, celery, cherries, corn and potatoes. It is owned by Maria Catalan, who is one of the first Latina migrant farm laborers in the U.S. to become a farm owner.
• Oak Hill Farms, Glen Ellen, Calif., is a 45-acre farm that grows more than 200 varieties of flowers, shrubs, orchard fruit, herbs, and field-grown fruits and vegetables.
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