About Us

Noel Stehly

Noel Stehly Noel Stehly is a third generation California farmer, and second generation in San Diego County. Noel is co-owner of Stehly Ranch and Stehly Farms Organics a citrus, avocado, berry, and vegetable operation in Valley Center. With a focus on organic growing and marketing, as well as educating the public on the value of local produce. Noel is a 1992 graduate of the University of San Diego with a degree in International Relations. He is married to his beautiful wife Stella, and together they have three beautiful daughters, Eleni 7, Amalia 5 and Sophia 3.

Jerome Stehly


Jerome Stehly is also a third generation California farmer. Jerome graduated from the University of San Diego in 1985 with a business degree. He is married to his lovely wife Chris, and together they have three lovely daughters, Katie 13, Nicole 10, and Natalie 8. Jerome is extremely proud of farming alongside his brother and being able to continue their father’s dream together.

Farmer Dave

farmerdave Farmer Dave, the self proclaimed “Guru of the Garden,” started with Stehly Farms in the fall of 2010. Previously, Farmer Dave managed his own farm and farm stand in Placentia, CA for 15 years. His knowledge of the garden and commitment to quality has propelled Stehly Farms into the world of vegetables, planting nearly 25 acres in 2013. You can find Farmer Dave at various farmers markets, in store demos, and at our monthly open houses.