Bob’s Blog

Live Oak Adds Organics

We’re continuing to make big moves with the launch of our organic green bell pepper program this 2020 season. We have strong supplies that started in July and will continue through the end of the season with the possibility of going year round. With our CCOF organic […]

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Live Oak’s Spring Peppers Enjoy the Desert Sunshine

From our guest contributor, COO Ed Beckman. If you’ve followed our blog, you’re well aware that Live Oak Farms is investing in our already successful Bell Pepper program.  Now, two years after a multi-million-dollar modernization of our pack line in Le Grand, we’re expanding our operations to […]

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A New Era Begins for Live Oak Peppers

Live Oak Farms today launched its 2018 pepper season on a new multi-million-dollar high-tech pepper pack line and will soon launch the expansion of our pepper program with our first ever Jalapeno harvest. We’d set out to raise the bar on field bell pepper quality and today a new […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Le Grand, CA 95333

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