Mello-dy ranch is a five-generation family farm operating in the Santa Cruz mountains. They grow apples, berries, squash, tomatoes, potatoes, apricots, beans, pears, persimmons, and much more. A large part of their harvest is sold at area farmers' markets along with jams, dried fruit and popcorn from the farm.
Al and Virginia Conde and Darlene and Michael Mora.
Over 50 acres in the foothills in Watsonville.
Drip tape and sprinklers.
Mello-Dy uses hand and mechanical cultivation and cover crop rotation to eliminate weeds.