The Partners

Peggy Kass & Helen Krayenhoff have owned and managed Kassenhoff Growers Plant Nursery since 1995. We are committed to growing high quality certified organic plants that will thrive when planted in your garden.

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Where to find us

We sell at Oakland’s Temescal Farmers’ Market in the Spring and in the Fall (not the summer). The market is located in the DMV parking lot on Claremont Ave near Telegraph Ave. Sign up for our email newsletter at the bottom of this page for up-to-date news on when we’ll be returning to market next fall and what we’ll be bringing and more…

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You can purchase our Vegetable Planting Calendar in Oakland at our market booth, Helen’s Etsy store, or at Grand Lake Ace Garden Center.

Helen’s natural dye book, 10 Plants for Color is available at her website


Temescal Farmers’ Market

Sunday, Oct 20

9 to 1pm

More of the same plants as last week: lots of lettuce, kale, mustard, radicchio, endive, bok choi, broccoli, and cauliflower. Also some cilantro, arugula, English thyme, rosemary and Persian mint and a few alpine strawberries.

All kinds of edible peas and fava beans and some ornamental plants as well.

Peggy + Helen


Helen’s book 12 Simple Chile + Pepper Recipe Ideas as well as her fruit recipe book, planting calendar and 2020 Floral Calendar are available at her Etsy store.