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 spring 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

Thanks for your support this fall season!

We are done selling plants until next spring. Sign up below for our newsletter for updates about when we’ll be back.

In the meantime, Helen will have an artisan booth selling original illustrations, books, calendars and note cards at the market every non-rainy Sunday until Christmas. She will have some naturally dyed knitted items and natural dyes as well. Come by and check them out.

On Saturday, Dec 22  from 10 to 3pm she will be selling in Berkeley at the Ecology Center’s Holiday Crafts Festival at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market on Center Street at Milvia.

We hope to see you somewhere, sometime in December!

Helen & Peggy


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