Blume Distillation and Whiskey Hill Farms Participate in Open Farm Tour October 8th Hundreds of local food and energy supported tour 10 farms in Watsonville CA Area Open Farms Tour Educates about Sustainability For one day only, Sunday, Oct. 8, there is an opportunity to explore 10 local farms — all within a few miles of each other. The free Open Farm Tours, in its fourth year, includes farm-hosted special activities. Farmers are on hand to answer visitors’ questions, and the mission is “building community through supporting local family farms and sustainable agriculture,” says founder Continue Reading >>
By Ryan Masters, Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 01/20/16, 5:28 PM PST External Link: Santa Cruz Sentinel - Unique Farm Cooks Up Alternative Fuel Solutions FREEDOM >> Inside the 5 acres of World War II-era metal and glass greenhouses of Whiskey Hill Farms, David Blume is growing offseason organic produce such as cilantro, tomatoes, bell pepper, parsley, squash and ginger. While this is remarkable, it’s the more unusual crops growing alongside the produce that may have an impact felt far beyond Santa Cruz County. “Cassava, sugar beets, sorghum, prickly pear cactus, mesquite trees, Continue Reading >>
Welcome to a "birds eye view" of the Blume Distillation test and demonstration facility as well as a look at its sister company Whiskey Hill Farms. This clip provides a fly-by look at the Blume BD-100 biorefinery and its co-products demonstration greenhouse as well as a peak at the Whiskey Hill Certified Commercial Organic Farm (CCOF) operations. The facility is constantly changing with new innovations, Agtech development, crop rotations and new staff additions, but for this five minutes you are there with us and seeing what we get to live and do every day. Please contact Tom Harvey: Continue Reading >>
Tour the new commercial organic operation and Blume Biorefinery integration demonstration warehouse at Blume Campus in Watsonville, California.