The Los Cabos region of Baja, Mexico, is a hardscrabble desert interrupted by a few strands of palm forests, the occasional wetland, and fertile, ancient riverbeds. Its air is fragrant with herbs and wildflowers. At Baja’s tip, the cobalt sea shimmers, and the tan sand bakes on uncrowded beaches.

Against this serene backdrop, the Rancho del Cabo farming cooperative whirs like a large hummingbird. Cooperative members flutter about the organic tomatoes, peppers, and herbs, culling poor picks and...

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