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Webb Ranch to sell produce at farmers' markets

Original post made on Jun 12, 2013

It's nearly summer, but the Webb Ranch fruit and vegetable stand at Alpine Road and Interstate 280 has been dark and empty. The ranch, in business since 1922, is in the process of trying something new, and old: selling produce at area farmers' markets.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 9:20 AM

Comments

Posted by Andrew, a resident of Portola Valley: Portola Valley Ranch
on Jun 29, 2013 at 2:11 pm

I much prefer to buy my produce from the stall on Alpine Road. I thought the stall provided a little extra income for the workers on Webb Ranch. Was that not the original idea? Yes, I do know that the produce is not only grown on the ranch and that much is shipped in; nevertheless, I see no need to shut it down and transfer the produce to stores. That may suit the Hubbard family's profit line, but it is a loss to our community.


Posted by who owns it?, a resident of Menlo Park: Stanford Hills
on Jun 29, 2013 at 4:45 pm

Andrew - Hubbard family profit line??? the Webb family sold out to the Hubbards?

Since when are farmers markets referred to as "stores"?