Castle Hot Springs was Arizona’s first luxury resort and originally opened in 1896. After being shuttered for over 40 years, Castle Hot Springs will reopen in the Fall of 2018. A significant feature of the resort will be the Castle Hot Springs Farm, which will provide fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to the resort’s restaurant.
Leading the cultivation are Ian Beger and David Bullock of Brother Nature Farms in Scottsdale, who pride themselves on growing unique heirloom variety crops. Growing in the Castle Hot Springs gardens and greenhouse will be over 150 varieties of produce, including rare selections of kale, carrots, beets, and beans, as well as 30 varieties of heirloom tomatoes. A blend of these tomatoes will be used to create a bottled Castle Hot Springs Bloody Mary mix in the future.