"The trees have protected me my whole life"

- Pandora Thomas,

Founder of EARTHseed Farm

The EARTHseed Family

Nonhuman Kin

At EARTHseed we honor all beings and the role they play in stewarding our community. We look to our nonhuman kin for guidance in these times and encourage you to do the same! Earthward!


Fantastic Felines

Pootsie, Greybeard and B.B. Queen

& Our Farm Dog

Jackson Black


Tree Kin

Redwoods, Maples, Willows, Oaks, Eucalyptus, nine varieties of Asian pears, Apples, Pineapple Guavas, Persimmons, Mulberry, Walnut, Olive

Team of Composters!

Our Kunekune pigs, Wilbert, Herbert and Benny!

Bush Kin

Hundreds of Blackberries and Raspberries


Flower & Native Plant Kin

California Poppy, Dahlias, Roses, Plantain and more

Animal & Inverterbrate Kin

Gophers, Owls, Bluebirds, Snakes, Worms, Spiders, Ladybugs, Bees and more! 

Note to our Community 9/28/21: We're sad to share about the transition of one of family members Herbert Thomas, one of our beloved pigs. Please send love and prayers for this sweet being we were so blessed to know. 

Human Kin

Current and Previous Farm Stewards

Octavia Butler

Ancestor - Our Sankofa

We love and honor you as we fulfill your healing visions!  Octavia birthed the name “Earthseed” in her Parable of the Sower Series.

Image by Jade Orlando


Pandora Thomas

Founder/Land Steward

Richelle Johnson

Operations Magician

Abi Huff

HerbDiva + U-Pick Steward

Caitie Ferro

Farm Caretaker

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Antonio Paniagua

Farm Manager


Lizbeth Paniagua

U-Pick Steward



Artist in Residence

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Tomas Paniagua

Elder - Head Farm Steward

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Kabil Romero

Farm Steward

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Fernando Paniagua

Farm Steward

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Basia Doran

Farm Steward

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Juan Flores

Farm Steward

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Manuel Flores

Farm Steward

Fernando Gonzalez

Farm Steward


Mallika Nair

Abundance Steward

John Valenzuela

Orchard Consultant