History of The Simple Farm

 

 

Did you know that for years (back in 2012) we opened our farm to the public for a weekly, Thursday morning market?  Sometimes upward of 100+ folks would walk through our farm gates and shop our organically grown farmer's market. Most valued cooking and preparing home meals with farm grown, local vegetables and herbs.

 

Our heirloom tomatoes were always cherished.

It was important to me to honor the harvest and style everything in silver plates or baskets to look as similar to a French Market as possible. 

 

My mantra then and my mantra now.

Our farm larder was filled with the seasons harvest & beauty: organic vegetables, herbs, flowers and our sea salt caramels. It was pure joy to see baskets filled - knowing that the fruit of our labor would be a blessing to someones meal table. 

Connecting to our community through the table, beautiful food and health has always been important to us. It was a difficult, yet necessary ending to close the market.

Looking back, we know the hard decision was a good one - because today, our community connection to our farm wellness apothecary + natural skincare and to a bigger table - our farm dinners.

We the local culinary scene and feel so honored to be part of it and to connect with some of the valley’s award winning chefs.

Our fresh focus on partnering with local chefs for our farm dinners grew the Gathering Garden to be redesigned with arbors, an outdoor kitchen, wood fire pizza ovens, and tables to seat 100 guests. It is the place where we now gather with our AZ community during our moonlight, multi-course, fine-dining experiences prepared on our wood-fire ovens.

  

Wellness Apothecary

Our Apothecary will be open during all moonlight dinners and beauty & wellness gatherings. During those times, our bespoke skin care products and sea salt caramels will be available for purchase. 

Chopped Chef May 2021 Dinner

On Saturday, October 16, join us as we welcome Food Network Chopped Champion Adam Allison for a special multi-course, fine-dining experience under the stars. Chef Adam will be gifting each guest seated at The Chef’s Table with a signed copy of Phoenix Cooks along with some special surprises.

Phoenix Cooks by Christina Barrueta

Feel free to order online and pick up your skincare products or caramels in the Apothecary. Shipping is refunded. 

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