Green Thumb Farms

People

Rudy Jimenez, along with 2 full- and 4 part-time employees.

Farmland

4 acres in San Juan Bautista, 90 miles from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

About

As a fourth-generation farmer, Rudy Jimenez has farming in his blood. He now runs Green Thumb Farms, a diversified farm in San Juan Bautista, while offering health education programs for children of farmworkers in the area. Farm-fresh meals are offered to the children who visit his farm. Green Thumb Farms serves families, formerly incarcerated, and migrant youth by promoting healthy eating habits and advocacy for environmental, economic, and social justice.