Santa Cruz County
Ladybug Drop Off Deliveries
Delivery on Tuesday, August 16th

Oh, the delicious flavors of summer! Dry Farmed Early Girl Tomatoes, Tomatillos and green Jalapeño peppers are arriving in abundance! Salivating yet? Plus Mystery boxes, fragrant Genovese basil, vibrant bouquets of Marigolds and more – all for pre-order and pick up at our sites in Santa Cruz County on Tuesday, August 16th.

Some items are limited in quantity so place your order sooner rather than later, and definitely before next Sunday at 6pm and you will receive an email with an immediate confirmation. The day before delivery, we’ll send you another message with directions to the pick up site, pick up site protocol, and the pick up window.

Currently, the pick up sites on this route are:

• Aptos (off Freedom Blvd., on Day Valley Road)
• Santa Cruz (California Street, near Santa Cruz High School)

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ProductsDescriptionQuantity
Mystery Box
$40.00

Enjoy a variety of local, organically grown produce! The contents of this Mystery box are hand-selected by our farmers to ensure the freshest items make it to you each week.

Fresh Basil (10 bunches)
$20.00

Lush green leaves that make everything tasty and fragrant. Toss it in pasta, put on top of pizza, throw it into salads and/or make and freeze pesto to enjoy all year!

 

Rainbow Cherry Tomato Mix (Half a Flat)
$18.00

A colorful mix of several cherry tomato varieties, including Red Sweet 100’s, Yellow, and Sungold.

Dry Farmed Early Girl Tomatoes (12 lb flat)
$30.00

Vine ripened, full flavored, dry farmed Early Girl tomatoes.

Tomatillos (5 lb bag)
$15.00

Tomatillos can be used cooked or raw. Salsa Verde anyone? Juicy and tangy, they are the perfect ingredient for salsa, Chile Verde, sliced and put in enchiladas, or any dish/condiment that could use a bright, acidic flavor.

Jalapeños (3 lb bag)
$15.00

These are green jalapeños of varying size and spiciness. Perfect to add some heat to your salsa or stuff with cheese for poppers!

Marigold Flower Bouquet (6 stems per bunch)
$10.00

Beautiful bunch of marigolds for adding vibrant color to your home! Six stems per bunch.

Flower Bouquet
$10.00

Beautiful fresh flower bouquet. A perfect gift for family, for friends, or for yourself, to brighten up your day!

Zinnia Bouquet (50 stems per bunch)
$25.00

Beautiful bulk bunch of zinnias! A perfect gift for a host, your favorite friend, or for yourself, to brighten up your day! 50 stems per bunch assorted colors.

Culinary Herb Collection (3 x 24 gm)
$15.00

Mariquita Farm “Culinary Herb Collection” — This collection includes Thyme, Sweet Marjoram, and Oregano — 24 grams of each. Thyme is used for adding layers of flavor without being overwhelming. It’s commonly used to season sauces and braises. Sweet Marjoram is in the same genus as oregano but is much sweeter, with a warm and aromatic taste. Oregano is an essential herb in Italian sauces, especially spicy ones, and on pizza. Great in a rub for meat or in salsa.

Culinary Herbs: Rosemary, Lemon Thyme, & Za'atar Marjoram (3 x 24g Bags)
$15.00

This collection of Mediterranean herbs includes rosemary, lemon thyme, and za’atar. The herbal oils in our herbs are preserved longer by not crushing the herbs prior to package. Crushing or bruising the herbs releases the flavor and aroma in the plant oil and should be done right before use.

Dried Lemon Thyme (2 x 24g packages)
$12.00

Lemon Thyme is in the same family, Lamiaceae, as Thyme. The difference is the lemon or citrus-scented leaves. Lemon Thyme will add an additional burst of lemon, citrus flavor to fish and meat dishes, marinades, soups, stews and salads.

"Mediterranean Dreams" Herb Salt (1 x 4oz jar)
$7.00

Mediterranean Dreams is an unrefined Sicilian sea salt blended with Thyme, Rosemary, Oregano, Basil, Parsley, Fennel, and Sage.

"Salty Sicilian" Herb Salt (1 x 4oz jar)
$7.00

Salty Sicilian Love is an unrefined Sicilian sea salt blended with Lovage, Thyme, Rosemary, Basil, Parsley, and Fennel.

"Mediterranean" and "Sicilian" Herb Salts Set (2 x 4oz jars)
$12.00

A set of two jars of herb salts: one “Mediterranean Dreams” and one “Salty Sicilian Love.” Both are excellent options for many culinary dishes as well as a perfect finishing salt to bring your meals to the next level. Great on popcorn, watermelon, veggies, in stews and fish dishes.

Herbal Infusion Trio~Apple Mint, Spearmint & Lemon Verbena (3 x 1 oz bags)
$18.00

Mariquita Farm Herbal Infusions comes loose and can be made into refreshing teas, either hot or iced. One order comes with one each of all three of our Herbal Infusions. The herbal oils in our herbs are preserved longer by not crushing the herbs prior to packaging.

Herbal Infusion Trio~Lavender Mint, Apple Mint & Lemon Balm (3 x 1 oz bags)
$18.00

Mariquita Farm Herbal Infusions come loose and can be made into refreshing teas, either hot or iced. One order comes with one each of all three of our Herbal Infusions; Apple Mint, Lemon Balm and Lavender Mint. Lavender Mint is the newest herbal infusion, not to be missed, offering a bold taste with lavender overtones. The herbal oils in our herbs are preserved longer by not completely crushing the herbs prior to packaging.

Anise Hyssop (2 X 1 oz bags)
$14.00

Brew up a cup of delicious hyssop tea today and enjoy the vibrant minty flavor and underlying licorice notes. The tea brews best using boiling water. Make sure to allow the hyssop leaves to steep for 5 to 8 minutes. The rest is pure enjoyment!

Lemon Verbena Herbal Infusion Duo (two 1 ounce bags)
$14.00

Mariquita Farm Lemon Verbena Herbal Infusion comes loose and can be made into a refreshing tea, either hot or iced. The slightly sweet, herbaceous taste, with a hint of lemon makes this a unique beverage. The herbal oils in our herbs are preserved longer by not crushing the herbs prior to packaging.

Apple Mint Herbal Infusion Duo (2 x 1oz bag)
$14.00

Mariquita Farm Apple Mint Herbal Infusion comes loose and can be made into a refreshing tea, either hot or iced. The slightly fruity aroma, with a hint of mint and apple flavor, is a delightful experience to drink. The herbal oils in our herbs are preserved longer by not crushing the herbs prior to packaging.

Catnip (1 oz bag)
$6.00
Catnip- Freshly picked and packed. A member of the mint family, this particular mint is loved most by cats, hence the name catnip. Put the leaf into cat toys or make a tea for your mature kitty to enjoy. Some say it is best given to cats occasionally so that they do not become desensitized to its effects, but our kitties seem to take a whiff sometimes more than once a day.
Catnip ( two 1 oz bags)
$10.00
Catnip- Freshly picked and packed. A member of the mint family, this particular mint is loved most by cats, hence the name catnip. Put the leaf into cat toys or make a tea for your mature kitty to enjoy. Some say it is best given to cats occasionally so that they do not become desensitized to its effects, but our kitties seem to take a whiff sometimes more than once a day.
2 bags of Lavender Florets (2 X 20 gm)
$10.00

Fragrant Lavender has so many uses from tea to bathwater. When used in cooking it can pair well with herbs like oregano, rosemary, thyme, sage, and savory. Make your own dry blend of herbs and flowers (we like lavender with mint and rosemary) and rub on lamb chops or chicken wings before grilling. Lavender florets can be ground and mixed with sugar to use in baking or to frost the rim of a cool Lavender martini. Cheers!

Confetti Rose Petals (1.5 oz package)
$8.00

Mariquita Farm is full of colorful roses. Drying rose petals has become a fun pastime allowing us to take in the true beauty of each rose. Most of our packets focus on mixed colors with the deeper reds being predominant. Rose petal confetti is used in many ways from weddings to baths, sachets to teas, rosewater to baking, and in candle making and other crafts.

Confetti Rose Petals (2 x 1.5oz Bags)
$14.00

Mariquita Farm is full of colorful roses. Drying rose petals has become a fun pastime allowing us to take in the true beauty of each rose. Most of our packets focus on mixed colors with the deeper reds being predominant. Rose petal confetti is used in many ways from weddings to baths, sachets to teas, rosewater to baking, and in candle making and other crafts.

Belle Farms Everyday Extra Virgin Olive Oil (750 ml Bottle)
$23.00

Made from locally grown and pressed olives from the Santa Cruz mountains. Great for cooking, sautés or salads.  .

Lisbon Lemon Chutney (2 x 8 oz Jars)
$15.00

Our Lisbon Lemon Chutney is made from Mariquita Farm grown Lisbon lemons, by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchen! Delicious with papadam or samosa, as well as, along side your favorite dish. Use it on top of plain yogurt or anywhere you would use jam or preserves. It’s full of Lisbon lemons, brown sugar, raisins, dried cherries, gooseberries, crystalized ginger, cardamon, and coriander. A tart, sweet, and versatile condiment.

Meyer Lemon Marmalade (3 x 8 oz Jars)
$18.00

Stock up your pantry or share with family and friends! Three jars of this marmalade is a single variety version made from Mariquita Farm grown Meyer lemons by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchen! Delicious on toast or put a dollop on top of vanilla ice cream for dessert or on cream cheese on crackers for a tasty appetizer.

Lemon Medley Marmalade (3 x 8 oz Jars)
$18.00

Stock up your pantry or share with family and friends! Our Lemon Medley Marmalade is made from Mariquita Farm grown Meyer, Lisbon and Eureka lemons by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchen! Delicious on toast or use like a chutney on top of Indian-style curries, or on top of cream cheese on crackers for a nice appetizer.

Meyer Lemon & Lemon Medley Marmalade Duo
$14.00

A duo of deliciousness! Meyer Lemon Marmalade made from Mariquita Farm grown Meyer lemons, by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchen and Lemon Medley Marmalade made from Mariquita Farm grown Lisbon, Meyer, and Eureka lemons, also made by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchen. Delicious on toast, on top of vanilla ice cream or on cream cheese for a tasty appetizer with crackers.

Pickled Trio: 3 Red Delicious Beets (3 x 16oz Jars)
$21.00

Beets grown by Mariquita Farm and then pickled with care by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchens. These tart and sweet pickled beets are made with water, apple cider vinegar, honey, spices, and sea salt.

Pickled Trio: 2 Pickled Curried Cauliflower and 1 Red Delicious Beets (3 x 16oz Jars)
$21.00

Cauliflower and Beets grown by Mariquita Farm and pickled with care by our friends at Happy Girl Kitchens.

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