Good Times and Great Food In East San Diego

For most around the county, Jamul is a bit of a trek. Being in Spring Valley keeps me close to a burgeoning San Diego market for people looking toward affordable housing, and a bit of separation in an ever growing city. My children’s school was recently granted farmland in Jamul to do with as we please. We are excited about the possibility of creating our own ongoing CSA for our school families, but right now we are getting going with about 200 pumpkins. Pumpkins are pretty easy and will produce fun results by mid October. Hopefully a productive simple crop will wet our appetites for something more complicated.

The same weekend I was planting pumpkins, l I also had a small family dinner party at a really amazing air bnb deep in Jamul (pictured above). Twas a casual party with a loving family; which was the perfect last job before my July 4th vacation to Pismo beach…