Oakes Farms operates its growing and farming divisions in a manner that respects the long-term health and well-being of the environment, the land, our partners and the community. For this reason, we created the “Seed to Table” concept, which illustrates the company’s innovative agribusiness model. This naturally ideal and proprietary process starts its journey in our fields, farms, nurseries and greenhouses located in South Central Florida and ends in Delaware.
Oakes Farms cultivates many varieties of fruits and vegetables on over 1000 acres of conventional farmland and over 20 acres of certified organic fields.
Oakes Farms is growing the following commodities:
Green Bell Pepper, Eggplant, Cucumbers, Zucchini,
Yellow Straightneck Squash, Vine Ripe Round Tomatoes,
Gas Green Tomatoes, Grape Tomatoes, Tomatillo Jalapeno,
Serrano, Poblano, Cubanelle, Anaheim, Finger Hot, Hungarian Wax,
Thai Chili , Habanero, Shishito, Long Hot, Scotch Bonnet, Red Fresno,
Cherry Hot, Spaghetti Squash, Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash,
Watermelo, Athena Lopes
Oakes Farms Seed to Table Brand has an assortment of different case packs for our diverse customer base. From Retail Ready Display Packs in Large and Small to 48” and 26” Bins.
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table High Graphic Open Top DRP (Display Ready Pack),
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table High Graphic Open Top MINI DRP (Mini Display Ready Pack),
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table High Graphic 1 1/9,
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table Eggplant Box,
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table Cucumber Box,
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table Hard Squash Box,
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table ½ Bushel Box,
-Oakes Farms Seed to Table ½ Bushel Wax Squash Box,
-Oakes Farms White Box
Optimal climate conditions provides our produce fields in Florida almost year round growth activity. In Delaware, our fields yield seasonally with alternative reliance on controlled nursery methods, when necessary. Both locations employ drip irrigation systems for optimal water conservation, GPS navigation for spraying and fertilization equipment to expedite production, and severe weather preparedness and emergency action plans that allow our farmers to anticipate and initiate control systems to avoid threats that may disturb, damage or destroy our fields.
Oakes Farms greenhouse farming is a versatile tool in the company’s overall agribusiness portfolio. With access to several greenhouses, our farmers can narrow or extend the harvest season of many fruits and vegetables. Greenhouses are also an ideal environment for seedlings and short-run crops. And because of the controlled environment within a greenhouse, we can reduce pests and eliminate many disease issues.
Take a look at what’s growing in our greenhouses in the Gallery at right.