Bob’s Blog

Grown in the Sun and Powered by the Sun

Drive around almost any neighborhood and you’ll find homes that have converted to solar energy. At Live Oak Farms, we began our conversion to solar in 2011 that enables us to power our packing operations. And, in the last year, our commitment to solar energy expanded and […]

Read more

Small Steps Towards Big Change

We all know that eating fresh fruit and vegetables are good for you. Red Bell peppers are a great way to boost your intake of vitamin C. Tomatoes contain lycopene, which is an antioxidant that helps your body fight disease. There are reports that lycopene also helps […]

Read more

Welcome to the Summer Goodness

After months of waiting, the 2017 harvest is set to begin.  It’s been a busy winter on the farm and at our packinghouse.  Months of planning, construction, planting, caring for millions of plants, and the list is far from complete, all comes together just in time for […]

Read more

A New Look. The Same Commitment to Excellence.

Guest contributor:  Ed Beckman, Chief Operating Officer Live Oak Farms has always embraced the legacy of our founders, who in 1929 packed quality field grown tomatoes under a Live Oak tree just outside of Le Grand, California.  Today, we launch a new look for the sales and […]

Read more

Welcome to Live Oak Farms

Welcome to Live Oak Farms.  I’m Bob Giampaoli.  I’m the CEO and I’m a third generation grower. Our family has been growing tomatoes in Merced County for 85 years. We’ve learned a lot in those decades. Over the weeks to come, I’ll be sharing what life is […]

Read more

Water Conservation Begins on the Farm

If you’ve ever been to Le Grand in the early spring, you’ve likely witnessed the sweeping vista of the snow covered Sierra Nevada just a short drive east of town. Unfortunately, for most of this past winter there was little snowpack. The view was, if anything, alarming. […]

Read more

Schools think local with Live Oak Farms

We were recently  featured on a front page story in the Merced Sun Star for our deliveries of our new Perfect Summer Sweet Peppers to local schools.   You might wonder why a delivery from a local farm to a local school makes the front page of a daily […]

Read more

footer-logo

Contact Sales

Live Oak Farms Sales
(209) 389-4546
(209) 389-4201
PO Box 65
13401 E. Jefferson St.
Le Grand, CA 95333

Proudly affiliated with

logos