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Family Farming Specialty Peppers in the San Francisco Bay Area Since 1980
A Guide to Peppers from Happy Quail Farms
We grow around 20 different varieties of sweet peppers. Color is our thing!
The first peppers of the year to make it to market are a variety of green-stage colors: white, purple, lavender and, of course, green.
Traditional Pimientos and Hungarian Cheese Pimientos. They are exceptional for their thick wall, sweet flavor and ease of peeling when roasted. The traditional peppers used in stuffed olives and pimento cheese.
Originating in Central America peppers have naturalized to nearly every country and cuisine on the earth. The size, color, shape, and heat levels of peppers worldwide vary to exponential degrees.
From the literally thousands of peppers available we have selected to grow the following.
We grow the original traditional heirloom Pimientos estilo de Padrón and Piquillo Peppers.
Sweet and nutty flavor with an occasional hot pepper in the mix make Spanish Peppers ideal for tapa and a conversation piece!