OCEAN2TABLE DELIVERIES: 12/3 & 12/4

Dear Friends & Family,


We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend!


This week the fishing has been good and we are excited to offer Yellowtail Rockfish caught in Half Moon Bay. We will also have Abalone, McFarland Springs Rainbow Trout & Sablefish


The local farms we work with have a great variety of Fall Produce. We will have Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Kale, Oranges, Apples & more!


This week Fogline Farm will have Whole Chickens, Halves, Parts, Lemon Parsley Marinated Chickens & Everything Sausage


Santa Clara / San Mateo Counties:Thursday, December 3rd

Santa Cruz / Monterey County: Friday, December 4th


To order, please head to our Online Store


The O2T Fish and Farm Box Includes:


1 Produce Box (See Below)

1 Share of McFarland Spring Rainbow Trout

OR Sablefish OR Yellowtail Rockfish OR Red Abalone

1 Share of Shiitakes

1 Holy Moly Loaf from Companion Bakery

Produce Box

1 Butternut Squash

2 Red / Green Butter Lettuce Heads

1 lb of Fuji Apples

1 bunch of Spring Onion

1 bunch of Carrots

1 bunch Celery

1lb of Purple Murasaki Potatoes

1 bunch of Dino Kale

1 lb of Fuyu Persimmons

1 bunch of Rosemary



All are available on our Online Store and can be purchased individually

Where Our Produce Comes from this Week!


Farm: Groundswell

Farmer: James Cook & Josh Richland

Location: Santa Cruz

Harvest Date: 12/02/2020

Farming Method: CCOF Certified Organic, Pesticide Free, Hand Harvested

Item: Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Red / Green Butter Lettuce


Farm: Monte Verde

Farmers: Mark Tarantino

Location: Santa Cruz

Harvest Date: 12/02/20

Farming Method: CCOF Certified Organic

Items: Fuyu Persimmons, Hachiya Persimmons, Rosemary


Farm: Live Earth Farm

Farmers: Tom Bro

Location: Santa Cruz

Harvest Date: 12/02/20

Farming Method: CCOF Certified Organic, Pesticide Free, Hand Harvested

Items: Naval Oranges, Carrots, Fuji Apples, Red Spring Onion, Celery, Gala Apples


Farm: Sea to Sky

Farmers: Chris and Dana Laughlin

Location: Bonny Doon

Harvest Date: 12/02/20

Farming Method: CCOF Certified Organic

Items: Red Garnet Sweet Potatoes, Purple Murasaki Sweet Potatoes, Covington Sweet Potatoes, Dino Kale

Bakery: Companion Bakery

Location: Santa Cruz

Baked Date: 12/03/2020

Companion Bakery is located on the west-side of Santa Cruz. They turn out all the local's favorites when it comes to baked goods. A staple for morning treats and tasty loaves. Local Simple Sourdough made with local Blanco Grande whole wheat flour


Item: Holy Moly

Bakery: Companion Bakery

Location: Santa Cruz

Baked Date: 12/03/2020



Simple Sourdough with molasses, oats, sesame sunflower and poppy seeds



Fogline Farm


Farm: Fogline Farms

Farmer: Caleb Barron

Location: Ano Nuevo

Harvest Date: 12/01/20

Farming Methods: Fresh Pasture Daily, Organic Feed

Weight: Whole Chicken 3.4 - 3.6 lbs

Half Chicken 1.60 - 1.80 lbs

Chicken Wings 1.1 - 1.3 lbs

Chicken Frame 2.0 - 2.5 lbs

Breast Packs

Leg Quarter Packs


Fogline Farms will be supplying the chickens & was founded in 2009. We share our space with these guys and they honestly grow some of the tastiest, ecologically friendly chickens we've ever tried! Fogline leases land right near Ano Nuevo State Park, where they raise Cornish Cross broilers, on an all-organic feed that are set out to pasture daily.

Available Fish Species


Species: Red Abalone (Haliotis rufescens)

Catch Date: 12/02/2020

Aquaculture Farm: American Abalone Farm

Farmer: Jose Vasquez

Location: Davenport, CA

Farm Method: Wild Kelp Fed, 100% Pure Seawater, No Other Inputs

Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Rating: Best Choice

Share Size: 1.0

Red Abalone are the largest species of Abalone in the world. They are native to the California waters and prefer the cooler water temperatures north of Point Conception. They enjoy dining on Giant Kelp which they smell for using their sensory tentacles which surround their prized,muscular foot. This foot has the same diameter as their shell and has a powerful suction cup with a strong surface adhesion, making them difficult for most predators to remove. They use this foot to cling on to surfaces as a protection from predators as well as a way to propel forward. Once the sensory tentacles around the foot have found the algae, their radula (a protruding tongue with rasplike teeth) emerges to consume the algae trapped beneath them. Red Abalone reach sexual maturity at around 4 years old and can release more than 2 million gametes per reproduction season, yet the amount of larvae that make it to adulthood is very low. When they do make it to adulthood they can live for 34-54 years old. There is no wild commercial harvest of Red Abalone on the west coast, sourcing from a local Abalone Farm is the next best option. Abalone has a mild flavor and having a texture somewhere between squid and a scallop with a mildly salty and sweet flavor.

Historic over-harvesting of Abalone coupled with rising sea temperatures, periodic low oxygen conditions and a rise in urchin populations threatening kelp forest health have all contributed to the demise of local populations. Recently imposed strict regulations designed to protect wild Abalone have not been enough to protect this species from reaching threatened status. As a result there is no longer any commercial or recreational harvest of wild red abalone on the West Coast making local Abalone Farms the next best option. Several farms in the region use local Red Abalone genetics and grow them from larval to juvenile stage before harvesting them at 3 years old. Fresh, cold salt-water is pumped in and circulated through tanks where the Abalone are fed 100% wild kelp and algae diet. There are no antibiotics, GMO’s or chemicals used in the farming of these Abalone. Monterey Bay Seafood Watches rates farmed Abalone as a “Best Choice” due to minimal environmental disruption and disturbance.



Species: Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria)

Catch Date: 11/30/2020

Boat: F/V Sea Harvest

Captain: Calder Deyerle

Port: Moss Landing

Catch Method:Bottom Set Line

Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Rating: Best Choice

Share Size: 1.0 lb

Sablefish is commonly known as butterfish due to its soft texture, delicate flakes and rich buttery taste. These characteristics can be contributed to its high levels of healthy fatty acids. It has been consumed as a delicacy in Japan for many years and is now making its way onto the local market. Sablefish are found in muddy seabeds at depths of up to 9,000 feet and prefer the edge of the continental shelf. They are opportunistic hunters who like to feed on other fish, squid and even jellyfish. Sablefish mature early and have a long lifespan (up to 90 years).

Sablefish’s buttery, rich and flakey texture make it a great substitute for other impact fish, such as the Chilean Seabass. It is a very well managed fish with its population numbers well into the healthy range. When they are caught using fishing methods such as traps or bottom set lines, they have minimal bycatch and environmental impacts.



Species: Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Catch Date: 12/01/2020

Aquaculture Farm: McFarland Springs

Location: Susanville, CA

Farming Method: 100% Vegetarian Red Algea Feed, Spring Fed Raceway

Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Rating: Best Choice

Share Size: 1.0 lb

Rainbow Trout are a species of salmonid native to the West Coast of North America. Commonly referred to as Steelhead, Rainbow Trout are anadromous, meaning they are capable of moving back and forth from the river to the ocean then back again to the river to spawn (sometimes several times throughout their lives). They have a delicate texture, medium flake and a flavor similar to wild salmon.

McFarland Springs is leading the aquaculture industry in sustainability by utilizing 100% pure vegetarian feed made with red algae. They have eliminated antibiotics and all other medicines from their diet as well. Most farmed fish (eg. Salmon and Prawns) have a bad rap for good reasons, they are fed a diet that contains large amounts of antibiotics as well as fishmeal which is produced from wild fish stocks. This practice of catching wild fish to feed farmed fish in inefficient and unsustainable. Fish farming practices also degrade wild habitat by polluting local waters with effluent, medicines and other additives.




Species: Yellowtail Bocaccio (Sebastes flavidus)

Catch Date: 11/29/20

Boat: F/V Smeagol

Captain: Sean Cross

Port: Half Moon Bay

Catch Method: Fly Line

Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Rating: Best Choice


Additional Add On Items


Farm: Corvus Farms Chicken & Duck Eggs

Farmer: Robert James

Location: Pescadero

Harvest Date: 12/01a/2020

Farming Method: Free Range Rotating


Corvus Farm is nothing shy of chicken heaven.Three hundred chickens spread over ten grassy acres located just north of Año Nuevo State Park in San Mateo County. The chickens free range on bugs, seeds, and small greens. They do have a supplemental local feed, but it is free of all corn, soy, and GMO products and is mostly organic. These chickens are all treated with love



Available Mushroom Species


Species: Golden Chanterelles (Cantharellus formosa)

Harvest Date: 11/29/2020

Location: Humboldt County

Harvester: Lukas Vrana

Harvest Method: Hand Harvested

Chanterelles are a beautiful species native to the Pacific Northwest commonly found during the fall and winter months. They have a mycorrhizal partnership with conifers trees and are found either alone or in small clusters. They have a distinguished vase shaped fruiting body with a flesh color that ranges from soft yellow to striking gold. The cap is fleshy with wavy, rounded cap margins that taper down to meet the stem. They have a mild nutty flavor that is highly versatile in the kitchen.


Species: Black Trumpets (Craterellus cornucopioides)

Harvest Date: 11/29/2020

Location: Humboldt County

Harvester: Lukas Vrana

Harvest Method: Hand Harvested

Black Trumpets can be found locally in mixed Tan Oak and Redwood Forests and fruit in late Fall through winter. They range from Santa Cruz County northward. Sometimes confused as Black Chanterelles, they're actually not closely related to each other. They have a rich and complex flavor a wonderfully fragrant smell and are a favorite of many local foragers and chefs. They can be very difficult to find due to their dark color and camouflaging abilities.




Species: Hedgehogs (Hydnum umbilicatum)

Harvest Date: 11/30/2020

Location: Humboldt County

Harvester: Lukas Vrana

Harvest Method: Hand Harvested


Hedgehog are found from the central coast of California up to British Columbia and have a mycorrhizal relationship with Live Oaks and sometimes conifers. This type of relationship benefits both the tree and the fungal as they exchange nutrients between the two of them They are among the few species of mushrooms that have a toothed hymenophore, as opposed to gills. Their caps have a soft peach color with a convexed and dented inner margin. Hedgehog’s have a unique earthy and nutty flavor with a mild peppery taste.



Species: Violet Chanterelle (Gomphus clavatus)

Harvest Date: 11/30/2020

Location: Humboldt County

Harvester: Lukas Vrana

Harvest Method: Hand Harvested

Pig's ear fungus derives its name from the funnel-shaped and folded fruiting body, which resembles a pig's ear in shape and texture. Pig's Ear Mushrooms are a unique looking mushroom with a violet ribbed side and a golden inner part. Pig's ear fungi has a mycorrhizal relationship with mainly coniferous trees such as fir and spruce but also with some deciduous trees such as beech trees. They are closely associated with the roots of the tree and both species gain from this relationship. Pig's Ear have a firm, meaty texture and an earthy aroma which makes it a very versatile mushroom in the kitchen.



Species: Huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum)

Harvest Date: 11/30/2020

Location: Humboldt County

Harvester: Arlis Fullerton

Harvest Method: Hand Harvested

Huckleberry is the fruit from a native plant that grows along the coast of California up throughout the Pacific Northwest. This evergreen shrub is a long living and slow growing. They produce a beautiful white flower that evolves into the edible fruit. The fruit begin with a reddish, yet as they grow and mature throughout summer they begin to develop their characteristic dark color and are ready for harvest in late summer. 



Species: Tree Oysters, Shiitake & Woods Ear

Harvest Date: 12/01/2020

Farm: Farm West Fungi

Farmer: Kyle Garrone

Share Size: Full Share 1.0 lb



Dried Matsutake

Species: Matsutake (Tricholoma murrillianum)

Harvest Date: Fall 2019

Location: Siskiyou County

Harvester: Kongkeo Chayasing

Share Size: Full Share 1.25 oz


Recipes:

Grilled Rosemary Yellowtail Rockfish




Ingredients :

Procedure :

  1. Marinate the fish in the oil and lemon juice for at least 30 minutes before grilling.

  2. Grill for 10 to 15 min, turning only once. Time depends on the thickness of your fish. Heat the butter and stew the garlic for 3 min stirring constantly to make sure it doesn't brown. Add the basil, cayenne pepper and remove from the heat. Either pour the garlic butter over the fish or serve it in a gravy boat on the side.


If you have any questions feel free to email us ocean2table@gmail.com or text us at (831) 295-8403.

Thank you for supporting your local farms, fishermen and fisherwomen!

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