Abundant Harvest Organics

Vernon Peterson

Agricultural Operation



EFI (Equitable Food Initiative) Responsibly Grown. Farmworker Assured, USDA Organic (e.g. CCOF)

Health and Safety Certifications


Who They Sell To

Retail (direct to store/butcher-direct to online grocer/seller/wool-aggregator)

Abundant Harvest Organics

Regenerative agriculture is a systems- and place-based approach to agriculture that restores ecosystems, communities, and economies. It builds healthy soils, reduces air pollution, utilizes water efficiently, and increases biodiversity while promoting equity and public health.

By simultaneously storing carbon, building resilience to extreme weather, and eliminating chemical inputs, regenerative agriculture also empowers farmers and ranchers to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

The overall REGEN1 score is a combination of community engagement and education, practices, and outcomes; weighted based on the level of verification from self reported to certification to 3rd party validated.

Click on the tabs to learn more about each REGEN1 Benefit


Bee boxes, Compost application, Cover cropping, Handweeding, Moisture sensors, Multi-species cover cropping, Bird friendly, Riparian buffer, Shallow till


Stone fruit


EFI (Equitable Food Initiative) Responsibly Grown. Farmworker Assured, USDA Organic (e.g. CCOF)

Farm/Ranch Vision

Everyone has Dental, Vision, Free nurse practitioner and chaplain service to all our employees and their families. Also a 4% matching 401K for anyone who wants to. This coupled with year round work for 100 people and top pay are tangible proof of vision. Vision maintenance takes constant innovation.

Membership in Hubs/Networks

Other networks, Informal: CA Farm Bureau, CA Fresh Fruit Association, Nisei Farmers League

Region: Kingsburg, CA

San Joaquin Valley

What is distinct about this region?

This is the locale for Stone fruit. Adequate chilling, dry hot summers, well drained soil and high quality water.

Can you share a story about how you connect to the land?

My feet walk the same soil my great grandfather walked. It’s a tremendous privilege and responsibility.

Is there something about the location of your farm/ranch that lends your product special qualities?

It takes heat to make sweet. It takes dry low humidity to make organic stone fruit work reliably.

What is unique or special about your farm/ranch?

Organic chickens provide the fertility for organic peaches