Available From

may 6th - June 1st


THis Month, We Pay HOMAGE TO…

Iacopi Farm

Owned By:

Louis Iacopi

“Everything was about food
because Italians love food”

Location:

200 leased acres in Half Moon Bay
about 35 miles from Homage

Working the Land:

Louis Iacopi and his son, Mike, along with
2 full-time and 15 seasonal employees

More on the Farm:
 

In 1962, Louis began his farming career with 200 acres in Half Moon Bay. Since 1962, father and son
team Louis and Mike Iacopi have been farming
200 acres in the cool, seaside town of Half Moon Bay.
A three-generation farming family originally
from Lucca Italy, they are best known for their fresh shelling and dry bean varieties including Italian Butter, Cranberry, Borlotti, Gigante and Cannelini.
These heirloom varieties were brought to California in the 1930’s by the family’s patriarch, Michele Iacopi. Iacopi Farms also grows fava, blue lake and romano beans,
english peas, brussels sprouts,
sugar snaps, swiss chard, kale and broccoli.