Fresh Produce for the Napa Valley | Cal Mart in Calistoga CA
Local, organic, exotic, and always fresh. The best produce can be found at Cal Mart.
Exceptional produce is waiting for you here at Cal Mart
Cal Mart’s already extensive produce selection is always growing with organic fruit and vegetable choices. The demand for organic, local, and hard-to-find produce items is great and we continually work to offer the best.
Our beautiful produce display cases house fresh selections of our produce that change with the season. And we are constantly striving to expand our produce horizons with additional seasonal and everyday offerings.
And we offer fresh-squeezed orange juice daily!
At Cal Mart We Source from Local Farmers
The spring and summer months prove to be the most bountiful months for our local fresh produce relationships as the nearby farms and ranches bring in their crops of Asparagus, Strawberries, Peas, Cherries, Blueberries, Blackberries, and dozens of other fruits and vegetables.
In the late summer and fall months, our fruit and vegetable purveyors offer up fresh Green Beans, Nectarines, Corn, Raspberries, Apples, Figs, Persimmons, and Asian Pears – not to mention Walnuts!
We work with several local growers including delicious fruits and vegetables grown on the Lazy Susan Ranch-based here in beautiful Calistoga, and the Long Meadow Ranch located near picturesque St. Helena that grows over 500 varieties of organic heirloom fruits and vegetables.
Buying fresh produce supplied by our local growers provides several benefits:
- Locally grown food tastes and looks better. That’s because the foods are picked or harvested at their peak, and products are hand-picked for the best quality.
- Locally grown food is better for you. The less time and distance between the farm and your table, the less likely it is that nutrients will be lost from fresh produce.
- Locally grown food builds community. When you buy produce supplied by local farmers, you’re engaging in a closer connection between the consumer and the grower.
- Locally grown food supports local families. The ability to sell to local markets allows local farmers to net fair market prices that allow them to stay in business and support their families – our neighbors!
In addition to our smaller, local providers, Cal Mart stocks quality, fresh produce from a number of large distributors.
Our primary provider is the venerable OK Produce based in Fresno, California that has been offering up the freshest fruits and vegetables for over 70 years. In fact, the founder Charlie Matoian began delivering produce in the 1930s with one flatbed truck out to Coalinga. In 1950, Charlie founded OK Produce in a single, small cold box in downtown Fresno.
And we also work with Nor-Cal Produce that provides us with quality produce ranging from root vegetables to apples, pears, berries, and citrus, to melons and exotics.
Not Only Fresh and Local But Organic, Too!
In addition to our extensive selection of Non-organic produce items, we proudly offer a large variety of Organic fruits and vegetables. In fact, most conventional non-organic products are also available in organically grown varieties, and we are always open to requests as well as for special orders.
In a produce display case, there may be no visible difference between organic and non-organic products. However, there is a significant difference for the grower. “Organic” is a food labeling term that certifies that food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods.
According to the USDA, produce can be properly designated as organic if it’s certified to have grown in soil that has been maintained with approved substances prior to harvest. Certified organic products are grown and harvested without the use of most synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.
Quality Fresh Produce from Calistoga’s Finest Grocery – Cal Mart
For more than five decades, Cal Mart has become known as one of the finest markets and grocery stores in the Napa Valley.
Sitting near the north end of the Napa Valley, and situated in the heart of historic Calistoga, Cal Mart has been serving our community and our visitors since 1968.
Our store is located near the center of downtown Calistoga and we are conveniently located between Hwy 128 and Napa Valley’s Silverado Trail.
Cal Mart is a family-owned and independent grocery store, and we have always worked hard to provide an enjoyable, unique, and memorable shopping experience for our customers. In addition, this has given us the privilege of providing ongoing employment opportunities for our fellow residents and others for over half a century now.
The owners and employees of Cal Mart are dedicated to providing both service and quality, and we share a love of food and a deep commitment to continually serve our customers, our community, and our purveyors.
And it is our long-standing relationship with our community that is a big part of why we are known as “Napa Valley’s Finest Grocery.”
In addition to our fresh fruit and vegetable selections, we can also help you discover other fine food items that are both unique and hard to find, along with a wide variety of local, award-winning wines. So, make it a point to drop in and take time to explore all that we have to offer.
And while you’re here, please feel free to talk with our knowledgeable staff and then treat yourself to a cool glass of freshly squeezed orange juice right here in our fresh produce department.
At Cal Mart, we are confident that you will always find something that is unexpected, unusual, and uncommon!
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Meat & Seafood
Our service counter allows us to provide hand-cut meats, house-made all-natural Pork or Chicken sausages, Bacon, and a fine selection of fresh seafood from around the world.