City Farm SLO is a 19-acre parcel of class-one irrigated farmland located along HWY101 between the Madonna Shopping Center and Los Osos Valley Road. The property is owned by the City of San Luis Obispo and is managed by the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, City Farm SLO, under the terms of a 20 year lease with the City. Central Coast Grown subleases separate parcels of the City Farm property to four small independent organic farmers.
We provide infrastructure in the form of a state-of-the-art irrigation system, drainage swales, road maintenance and weed abatement. We assist with services such as electricity billing, regulatory reporting, security, and marketing promotion.
Our farmers supply fresh organic produce to farmers' markets, restaurants, the SLO Food Coop, SLO Veg and the San Luis Coastal Unified School District's Food Service, which serves City Farm vegetables in school lunches. Click here to meet our tenant farmers!