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Willow Creek Ranch

County
Calaveras
Activities
Farm Stay, 600 sq ft cabin 3 bedrooms sleeps 8. Seasonal activities include seasonal farm chores. Seasonal chores include gardening, milking cow when "fresh", gathering eggs, feeding farm animals. Above ground pool and trampoline for warm sunny weather. Demo/help make mozarella cheese, butter and seasonal items. Help as much or as little as you like. Watch our video on "America's Heartland"

Products
Jams, embroidery, (as available) butter, eggs, mozzarella cheese and other. Cabin sleeps 8 - can add family style breakfast or dinner.

Lima Sierra Ranch

County
El Dorado
Activities
Farm stays - Furnished studio available for overnight stays with horse stabling available, if needed.

Products
Grass fed beef, apples during harvest season.

Seven-Up Guest Ranch

County
El Dorado
Products
Wine. Bed & Breakfast, 145 acres guest ranch. No horses.

Fleming Jones Homestead B&B

County
El Dorado
Activities
A Bed & Breakfast Inn in the Apple Hill (Camino USGS District) centrally located to El Dorado Wineries.  Champion miniature horses, a small vineyard and fruit orchard where fresh grown products grace our breakfast table laden with gourmet treats for the foodie.

Products
Gourmet breakfasts, evening treats, comfortable rooms in an 1883 farm house with personal concierge service and as much or as little participatory experience one wants with our miniature horses.

A Little House on the Fish Farm

County
Fresno
Activities
Soak in the sights and sounds of a working polyculture farm from the comfort of a new, modern farmhouse. Interact with friendly cows, sheep, goats, and chickens as you learn how they enhance orchards, vineyards and fish ponds. View rare and beautiful birds that are attracted to the 30 acres of ponds. Taste waterlily honey, fresh eggs, gourmet fish dishes and aquaponic vegetables. Opt for a "Guaranteed Catch" fishing expedition.

Products
Local raw honey, ranch eggs, fresh fish, water lilies, aquaponic vegetables and landscape plants.

Sequoia View Vineyard and B&B/Cedar View Winery

County
Fresno
Activities
Estate vineyard and winery with a tasting room. Located on the Blossom Trail/Fruit Trail (60 miles of local agricultural produce). Bed and Breakfast Inn. Party, meeting & wedding facility.

Products
International award winning wines. The tasting room also carries other locally made products such as olive oil, vinegars, BBQ sauce, jams and jellies.

The Apple Place

County
Fresno
Products
Apples and Cider, pears

Elk Creek Buckarettes

County
Glenn
Activities
Treat yourself to this unique outdoor experience, featuring rides on a private working 5000 acre cattle ranch, excellent catered cowgirl cuisine, charming accommodations, and the camaraderie of Women of the West. If you have been busy mending fences, the holes in your baby's britches or battles in the boardroom, it is time to load up your horse and come ride with us!

Products
All-women ranch ride vacation, retail products, wildflower rides, clinics.

Plants by Mel

County
Glenn
Activities
Honor-basis farm stand, simple living with nutritional health cooking classes, gardening

Products
 Fresh vegetables September thru May, fruit May thru November, baked goods

Angeles Crest Creamery

County
Los Angeles
Activities
There is a new Airstream trailer parked overlooking the barn and lake. The Airstream is available for rent on AirBnB. Optional farm meals, hiking with goats, cheese making lessons, goat milking lessons, etc. See AirBnB listing for more details. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/12084253

Products
Goat milk, goat milk yogurt, chèvre, sweet yogurt pudding, goat milk enriched bread, piñon pine tea, pine nuts, piñon pine syrup, wild harvested juniper berries, meats: chicken, gamble quail, goat.

True Grass Farms

County
Marin
Activities
Farm tours, field walks, bird watching, wild plant life observation, livestock, poultry and small animal watch in free range environment, panorama views of Estero's in Marin County

Products
Beef,pork, poultry, produce& berries in season

Campovida

County
Mendocino
Activities
Formerly the Fetzer - Valley Oaks Hospitality Center.  Campovida is a family owned and operated certified organic farm and vineyard. This unique place offers deep connections with nature, wine tasting, a professional culinary kitchen, a 10-room retreat center and multiple spaces for conversations both big and small. It’s a place where you can relax, enjoy and create your custom gatherings.

Products
Organic vegetables and fruits.  Farm produced olive oil, honey.  Locally sourced biodynamic and organic wines.  Workshops and retreats.

Vista Ranch and Cellars

County
Merced
Activities
Vista Ranch and Cellars includes farm plots, a vineyard, tasting room, outdoor picnic area, and an event center. Throughout the year seasonal activities include summer nights with al fresco dining, wood-fired brick oven pizzas, live music, a pumpkin patch, educational field trips, and Christmas trees to name a few.

Products
Wine tasting, olive oil tasting, gift shop, seasonal farm stand, picnics, and wood fired pizza.

Rocking 7 Ranch

County
Monterey
Activities
Visitors to come and get a first hand feel of raising animals and different variety of birds. Also, experience being in a rural setting and able to see many types of wildlife in the area.

Blue Oaks Ranch

County
Nevada
Activities
Farm stay on an organic family farm on 35 acres. We lovingly raise dairy goats, dairy sheep, and Jersey cows, who provide us with fresh milk to make a variety of cheeses, yogurt and butter. We raise most of our food on the farm.

Products
Farmstead Cheese and Vacation Rental. We are listed on AirBnB's website at https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7679128?guests=2&s=7P7g0-tU

Auburn Vacation Farm

County
Placer
Activities
Two separate vacation rentals on rural property with pigs, chickens, fruit and vegetables. Providing u-pick privileges to guests for winter and summer vegetables, fruits and free range eggs with spectacular over-night accommodations.

Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch

County
Plumas
Activities
Horseback riding, fishing

The Ranch House

County
Riverside
Activities
 

We have several different fruit tress in our orchard as well as olive trees.  We can offer a tour of the orchard.  Also we are a working horse ranch.  We have chickens onsite and prepare organic breakfasts for our guests.

Products
 

Organic Breakfast
Orchard Tours
Ranch Tours
Organic Lunches

Sycamore Springs Lavender

County
Riverside
Activities
Sycamore Springs Lavender offers tours of the lavender fields and event hosting.

Products
We offer farm tours and two U-Pick Festivals each summer where guests can harvest their own lavender, tour the fields, and sample products. We sell lavender and lavender based products such as sachets, eye pillows, dryer pillows, and lavender essential oils.
Sycamore Springs Lavender also has several dozen cage free chickens. Customers can purchase fresh eggs from Jack's Happy Hens.

123 Farm at Highland Springs Resort

County
Riverside
Activities
Farm and historical ranch tours available to groups of 10 or more with previous arrangements. Self guided, walking tours available also with check-in at main lobby. Farm Camp operates year-round for schools and the public during summer months.

Products
123 Farm makes many products with the certified organic lavender we grow. These products include: Lavender, Rosemary and Tea Tree Essential Oil, Lavender lotion, sleep mist and body oils. We also sell Garlic in early summer (sold out for 2014) as well as Olive Oil, from our own olives in the late fall and winter.

Serendipity Ranch Bed & Breakfast

County
San Bernardino
Activities
Surrounded by an abundance of nature and animal life, the Serendipity Ranch Bed and Breakfast offers luxurious rooms and a relaxed and affordable getaway. During apple harvest season, you can enjoy many locally produced items, including apple butter, apple donuts, apple pies and more. You also can visit a nearby art museum and gift shops, enjoy the mountain scenery, or visit just the ranch's  farm animals. A relaxing night's stay with a full country-breakfast in the morning awaits you

Products
Aminals on property. Wildlife habitat.  Wildland conservancy within 1/2 mile

Golden Hop Farm (SD Golden Hop Farm)

County
San Diego
Activities
We offer tours and explanations of how hops are grown and used by both home and commercial brewers to vary the tastes of their beers.  During the harvest season we offer u-pick opportunities, by appointment, and sales of our "wet" hops.  We also sell "dried" hops all year long.  We have a picnic area that overlooks both our hop field and avocado grove where visitors are encouraged to relax and enjoy our quiet surroundings while watching the abundant wildlife and birds that coexist on our farm.  For those who want a greater hands on farm experience, please inquire about staying overnight in our guest suite.

Products
We are a Certified Naturally Grown producer of seven different varieties of hops that we sell either "wet" or "dried"

The Groves on 41

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
We are a hands-on family run olive farm for the production of the freshest extra virgin olive oil. We offer tours, tasting and lots of fun information about this sustainably grown specialty crop.

Products
Certified Extra Virgin & Award Winning Olive Oils as well as many assorted flavors. We also have a beautiful vacation rental on the property along with a 3000 square foot, well-appointed barn and huge patio area perfect for our guests to host their own private party or country wedding.

Lazy Arrow Adventures

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Hands on working ranch experience, guest cabins, camping, exotic animal tours and animal feeding for groups, family reunions,heirloom garden, pick up chicken eggs, weddings, stage for outdoor music and dances.

Products
Heirloom vegetables, chicken eggs,

Stepladder Creamery

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
We offer private tours of our farmstead dairy and creamery daily. The tours are a wonderful way to get to know our friendly herd of LaMancha goats and tour our dairy and milking parlor that were both built inside of the ranch's historic 100-year old barn.

The tours are 1-hour long and will give you a unique and personalized opportunity to see what’s happening inside of our milking parlor and view our creamery from the outside viewing window as guided by one of our Stepladder Creamery staff members. Tour guests will learn all about the cheesemaking process and conclude their tour with a tasting of the seasonal cheeses that we have available.

Tours from February - July, includes spending time with the farm's many baby goats aka "kids" that arrive in the Spring.

Products
Farmstead goat cheeses from pasture raised Lamancha goats
Pasture raised cow's milk cheeses
Haas avocados and citrus (oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes) and passion fruits

SZ Ranch

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
Ranch tours, horseback riding, pumpkin patch, hay maze, haunted barn maze, My town with western old-style jail, post office - open for visits, available for outdoor events

Products
We do Weddings, Parties, Relax in the Country with breath-taking views, hiking, horseback riding, campfires, ATV riding

Return To Freedom, American Wild Horse Sanctuary

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
Return to Freedom is dedicated to preserving the freedom, diversity and habitat of America's wild horses through sanctuary, education and conservation, while enriching the human spirit through direct experience with the natural world.

Products
Sanctuary Tours (the most basic of our tours) Wild Horse Walks (hiking into the hills to observe wild horse herd behavior and social dynamics) Kid's Days (focusing on ranch activities) Photo Safaris (for professionals and amateurs: capturing herd behaviors on camera). We also offer the sanctuary as a venue for clinics and special events

FlipJack Ranch

County
Santa Cruz
Activities
Farm to table bed and breakfast providing deluxe accommodations on a real working ranch. Cuisine features ranch raised meats and produce from our organic garden as well as seasonally foraged ingredients.

Products
FlipJack Farm Store offers blue ribbon winning preserves, jams and pickles. Our ranch raised rabbit, chicken, pork and turkeys are available for sale through our CSA.

Girl on the Hill

County
Solano
Activities
educational and / or working vineyard experiences to fully understand how premium wine is developed in the field. Vacation rental house in the vineyard.

Products
premium wine and natural lavender products

Full House Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
Full House Farm has been in operation since 1974, relocating from Los Altos Hills in Santa Clara County to Sebastopol, Sonoma County, in 1989.  You can experience farm life by staying in one of our Farmstays, taking a Farm Life Tour, scheduling a "Sustainable Living from the Inside Out" session with the horses, and/or purchasing fresh products from the farm's Honor System Kiosk.

Products
Fresh organic, vegetarian eggs, goat milk products, home-made jams & jellies, Asian Pear juice, raw honey, and more

Twisted Horn Ranch

County
Sonoma
Activities
Vacation rental on the ranch.  Meet the longhorns up close and personal.

Products
Artisan beef by the individual cut or 'on the hoof'

Coffee Creek Ranch

County
Trinity
Products
Family all-inclusive vacations, romantic weekends for couples, rodeo weeks, trail rides, supervised children's programs.

River Ridge Ranch

County
Tulare
Activities
Tours and overnight lodging.

Horn Mountain Ranch

County
Tulare
Activities
Farm stay, close animal experience particularly for youngsters.  Fun at the farm.

Products
Grass fed meats and farm tours.  Seasonal fruits, vegetables and eggs available for purchase

Love House Farm

County
Ventura
Activities
Flower and veggie farm with bed & breakfast accommodations. Ducks, chickens and a horse. See our listing on Airbnb.com.

Products
Dahlias, sweet peas, lavender, other flowers, cut flowers, veggies.

Casitas Canyon Ranch

County
Ventura
Activities
18 Acre Avocado Ranch
Very private downstairs flat with separate entrance - has two bedrooms, bathroom has a large clawfoot tub with jacuzzi jets, crystal chandelier and sconces, marble-topped antique washstand - has a very Victorian and rustic feel and is surrounded by avocado trees, banana trees, guava and other tropical plants.

If you are looking for a unique experience that isn't a hotel or your average b&b, this is it - a very remote and beautiful location - breathtaking scenery, romantic and extremely quiet and relaxing. There is a small refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffeemaker and grinder - includes ripe avocados and other fruit in season, bagels with cream cheese, juice and coffee beans. Drive 10 minutes thru the hills to the beach where there are plenty of great restaurants and grocery stores to choose from in Carpinteria - drive 10 more minutes along the ocean past Summerland and Montecito to Santa Barbara.

activities - kayaking and fishing in ocean or Lake Casitas or Channel Islands, hiking in mountains or near ocean, cycling (Tour de California route), tennis in Ojai, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, whale watching, people watching, theatre - information available for you - just ask

Products
Avocados and miscellaneous fruit

Lucero Vineyards & Winery

County
Yuba
Activities
Lucero Vineyards and Winery is  family owned and operated in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills. We are a boutique winery producing premium vintage wine, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, and our unique blends.

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