Upstarts Organic Seedlings, one of the spring and summer vendors at the Aptos Farmers Market, launched their new website last week. Owned by Sarah and Basil Machado, they have been growing organic vegetable and herb seedlings since 1989, and were one of the first bedding growers to be certified organic by CCOF in 1991. Upstarts has been a member of the MBCFM since 1996.
“We are so excited to have this great new resource to share seasonal info, photos, recipes, items of interest and inspiration. Please check in with us regularly to see our new products, use our growing guides, or read what’s happening in our gardens in my journal!” enthused Sarah.
The new branding and website was developed by Daniel Saenz and Annaliese Keller of Daniel Saenz Design, the MBCFM’s marketing team.
“They each contributed many hours of expertise and genuine enthusiasm to this project and I am very grateful to them both!” said Sarah. “Our new responsive website is compatible across all platforms, such as your phone and tablet, as well as your desktop computer.”
“This is what we love doing,” Daniel said recently. “Annaliese and I care a lot about our farmers and vendors and helping them with their marketing and branding. Whether we are designing a new a logo, creating a new banner for their booths, or developing a new website or storefront, we genuinely enjoy working shoulder-to-shoulder with our MBCFM vendors.”