Ramon Rojas fled his native El Salvador in the 1980's to avoid its political situation and settled in California. There he met a third generation farmer who took him under his wing, and taught him how to work the land and local farmers markets. After several years, Ramon left to start his own farm - Rojas Family Farms - which has quickly grown into a favorite of chefs and the community. The specialize in several kinds of fruit, including grapes, pomegranates, persimmon. Ramon and his team work with a group of advisors to use the best possible methods to grow his fruit - from utilizing cover crops, compost and more. Rojas Family Farms will use synthetic pesticides, but as little as possible, and only when deemed absolutely necessary.