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Wise Goat Organics


Mary Risavi and 1 part-time employee


Mary Risavi got her start in farmers markets working at the Heirloom Organic Gardens stand. Building on her Traditional Chinese Medicine studies and work as a nutritionist, she started Wise Goat Organics with the intention to prepare nutrient-dense foods for her clients, sourcing seasonal produce from local farms. She uses micro-batch fermentation in glass crocks to ensure a proper environment for beneficial bacteria to grow and to avoid any contamination from plastics. Mary strives to make her business as sustainable as possible, with minimal impact on the earth, while providing krauts, kvasses, tinctures, and other fermented foods that are nutritious and taste great at the same time.


Wise Goat Organics sources seasonal, organic ingredients from local farmers within just a few miles of her San Juan Bautista kitchen.

Fun Fact

Mary named her business “Wise Goat Organics” because she observed that goats are picky eaters, eating according to what their bodies need.


San Juan Bautista, California


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