Advice from a young Santa Barbara farmer

Strawberries and Brussel sprouts, which Frecker picks while they’re still small Kathryn Barnes

It takes a lot of hard work and patience to make it into Santa Barbara’s competitive farmers market. We speak with a 30-year-old farmer from Carpinteria who waited five years to finally get a booth, and learned a lot during that time.

Alex Frecker’s new booth at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market. Photo credit: Kathryn Barnes.



Kathryn Barnes