Maywood Farms

Corning, California https://www.maywoodfarms.com/

Maywood Farms

Corning, California https://www.maywoodfarms.com/

In 1981, Bob Steinacher bought the 265-acres of land for May­wood Farms in Corning, California. In 1986, he had his first harvest where he hand-picked, packed, then drove the figs to the San Francisco terminal market. The response from the buyers was so good that he decided to focus on the fresh fig market. Also in 1986, Bob met and married Karen. Together, the farm has become a successful operation where Bob handles shipping and sales while Karen runs the crews and oversees production.

Maywood Farms has been CCOF certified organic since 1990. Today, Maywood Farms is home to five exceptional varieties of figs – Mission, Adriatic, Kadota, Excel, and Brown Turkey. May­wood Farms’ entire oper­a­tion is located in one site. This includes the orchard, pack­ing shed, cooler, and Bob and Karen’s home. This set up allows them to start cool­ing the figs within 20 min­utes of pick­ing, to care­fully mon­i­tor pro­duc­tion, and to adjust their vol­ume accord­ing to sales. As a result, the figs are shipped imme­di­ately after being fully cooled.

Grows:

Figs