Farmer Luke Girling is third generation Oceanside and a graduate of Oceanside High School. In 2013, Luke graduated from The Center for Agro-ecology and Sustainable Food Systems farming program at The University of Santa Cruz. He managed the West Steakhouse and Bistro West Farm for two years. After leaving West, Luke followed his passion of "Keeping an Eye Our Food Systems". Cyclops Farms, a CCOF, Certified Organic Farm in the middle of Fire Mountain, Oceanside was born.