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Hillcrest Ranch Sunol LLC

County
Alameda
Activities
Hillcrest Ranch Sunol LLC offers open house events every other month.  Visitors are welcome to hike up to the ranch or take a shuttle to enjoy: olive oil tasting, olive oil small mill demonstrations, soap making demonstrations, olive brining classes, sampling of baked goods made with EVOO, and a self-guided tour of the historic ranch.

Products
Organic certified EVOO (extra virgin olive oil):  Picholine/Mission EVOO and Manzanillo EVOO.  Soap:  baby soap (fragrance-free & gentle to skin) and gardener's soap (lavender-scented with lavender pieces).

Windmill Farm

County
Butte
Activities
We provide educational workshops/classes throughout the year on preserving/canning; crafts; gardening; baking; upholstery; flower growing and arranging. Check our blog or Facebook for upcoming classes.

Products
We provide fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers to our CSA members and sell to the public via roadside stand or special requests via email/Facebook/telephone orders.

Mountain View Christmas Tree Farm

County
Butte
Activities
Choose and cut Christmas tree farm, farm animals, local products.

Products
Christmas trees, seasonal fruit, nuts, wreaths, greenery, honey, campfire, picnic tables

Odyssey Winery and Vineyards

County
Butte
Activities
Odyssey Winery features award-winning wines, gourmet foods, a rotating art exhibit, regularly scheduled Jazz events. Picnic tables around the vineyard.

Products
Award-winning red, white, dessert, and port-styled wines. Local gourmet foods and olive oils. Winery is available for corporate and private events.

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.

Sienna Ranch

County
Contra Costa
Activities
We offer school year and summer programming to participants ages 4-14.

Products
Summer Camps, Homeschool Enrichment, After School Programs, Birthday Parties, Weekend Archery, Summer Camp, Riding Lessons, Animal Care Apprenticeship

Lotus Bonsai Nursery & Gardens

County
El Dorado
Activities
Bonsai nursery with lush gardens and koi pond with surrounding picnic tables.

Products
A full service Bonsai nursery, offering Bonsai, stock plants, pots, supplies, gifts, Bonsai classes and workshops.

Harris Tree Farm

County
El Dorado
Activities
Member of Apple Hill Growers Assoc. and El Dorado County Farm Trails Assoc.

Products
Blackberries, blueberries, vegetables, apples, pears, pumpkins, and choose and cut Christmas trees.

Wakamatsu Farm

County
El Dorado
Activities
Historical site of the Wakamatsu Tea & Silk Farm colony in 1869, registered National & State historical landmark, site of first Japanese settlement in USA, trained docents lead public and private tours of this property.

Products
Organic produce and sustainable animal products offered by 2 farming operations that lease land from the ARC

Basilwood Farm

County
Fresno
Activities
During a visit to Basilwood, you can meet the goats who contribute to our Luxe goat milk soap & body products, tour The Soap Room, shop at The Farm Store and meet the rest of the critters & family who live here in Basilwood. Book a private cheese-making class or sign up for a Wooie workshop.

Products
Luxe Goat's Milk soap made from our own raw goat's milk, goat's milk lotion, goat's milk bath bombs, body butters, sugar/salt scrubs, pasture-fed farm fresh eggs (when available)

Chateau Fresno Organics

County
Fresno
Activities
Creamery, milking sheep, making cheese

Products
Cheese,soap and herbs

Seasons Gifts & Gardens

County
Fresno
Activities
We are only open certain months. Will be open April - June and then in September and October. Open by appointment only

Products
Lavender, soaps, sage wands, vegetables. Fruit when in seasons

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.

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

Pedrozo Dairy and Cheese Company

County
Glenn
Activities
We have a 100% grass based dairy where we make a raw milk cheese. Come tour the dairy and cheese plant and even get to see a few baby calves.

FARM SMART

County
Imperial
Activities
FARM SMART  is an  agricultural and natural resources  outreach program  featuring the unique aspects of Imperial Valley agriculture. The program includes a classroom presentation, research field tour, produce harvesting.

Products
Adults: "Top 10 Crops of Imperial Valley"
School Programs:  Alfalfa: Ice Cream in the Making  -- Fall Festival -- Vege-Ventures -- Insects!  All programs include haywagon research farm tour and  produce harvesting.

Discovery Gardens

County
Kings
Activities
U-pick is open to the public every July and August for the pluot and tomato harvest.
Our hands-on garden classes run from April to September and are available to the first 14 families to enroll.

Kaz Winery

County
Lake
Activities
Wine tasting, winery & vineyard tours and picnic area.

Products
Bottles of wine from local vineyards.

The Valley Hive

County
Los Angeles
Activities
We sell bees and  equipment and offer services for the backyard beekeeper. We also sell our local honey and other bee-related gifts.

Products
We offer honey and gifts from the hive as well as teach people about bees, how to keep bees and why they are important.

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.

Quail Run Ranch

County
Los Angeles
Activities
We raise Ostrich with a hatching facility so that people can see the ostrich from egg to adult. The Tour includes feeding the youngsters and education about these wonderful, ancient animals.  We also care for injured and abandoned birds.

Products
We have Ostrich Oil products including lotions, soaps, health aids, and feather products, art work with eggs and shells, fresh eggs, and eventually lessons on how to produce art work.  We also feature a picnic area and an outdoor special event site for weddings, parties, anniversaries, etc.

New City School Farm

County
Los Angeles
Activities
The New City School Farm is the only school farm in Long Beach and is the ultimate outdoor classroom.  We facilitate hands-on, garden-based learning to improve academic achievement, promote healthy lifestyles and encourage environmental stewardship and community involvement.

ReRide Ranch

County
Los Angeles
Activities
Western Dinner Shows, farm tours

Products
Natural raised pork

Appellation: California! Wine Tasting & Visitors Center

County
Madera
Activities
ApCal is a "One Stop Shop" for San Joaquin Valley products. We only pour LOCAL wines and sell only LOCAL added-value farm products. Relax with a glass of wine and snack on a gourmet meat-n-cheese plate in the shade of our 100+ yr old Oak Tree and enjoy the view of our 200 acre vineyards.

Products
LOCAL wines, dried fruit, nuts, olives, cheese, oils, wine related gifts, etc

Madera Wine Trail

County
Madera
Activities
Thousands of tourists visit the Madera Wine Trail every year. Just south of Yosemite National Park, the Madera Wine Trail is comprised of over a dozen family owned wineries producing high quality wines. Visit a tasting room now and discover Madera's wine heritage.

Products
Wine, Wine Tasting, Special Events

Windrush Farm

County
Marin
Products
Raw fleece and yarn, CSA for yarn products

Toluma Farms: Home of the Cow Girl Creamery

County
Marin
Activities
On the first Sunday of every month we offer tours of our goat dairy operation and organic farm from 1:00pm - 2:30pm as well as camping trips during the summer months. Please email to sign up.

Danehill Agricultural Education Center

County
Marin
Activities
Breed, train horses from birth to competition level.

Products
Classes in horsemanship, leadership through horses. Property available for event rentals.

Gospel Flat Farm

County
Marin
Activities
Groups of all ages enjoy an inspirational tour of our family farm. We explore the whole process of growing large scale vegetable crops, medium scale poultry and goats, and the radically simple 24 hour honor system vegetable market.

Black Mountain Farm

County
Marin
Activities
I teach classes all about fiber
I have Farm stay Pondhouse (off the grid)

Products
Farm Stays for couples
Sheeps wool, yarn, handknit hats,
Classes in indigo dyeing and spinning

Windy Hollow Farm

County
Mendocino
Activities
Farmstays in our sleeping cabins. Herbal living weekend retreats for adults. Farm camp for children. Farm to table dinners in our greenhouse.

Grange Farm School

County
Mendocino
Activities
The Grange Farm School's Practicum Student Program aims to prepare the whole farmer, with a curriculum covering agricultural production skills, industrial arts, marketing and business skills essential to a profitable farm. Practicum Students earn college credits for internships through Mendocino College, and have the option to live on site. They may enroll in a second session for further independent work on a Capstone Project or for mentorship with a local farmer.

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.

Philo Apple Farm

County
Mendocino
Activities
Join Friends for a cooking experience. Sleep among the apple trees in the cottages. Buy apple juice and jam to bring home. Wander the garden, savor a quiet moment.

Products
Apples, jams, jellies, juice, orchards, vinegar, syrup, pears, hard cider, twig bundles

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.

Macedo's Mini Acre

County
Merced
Activities
Visit with alpacas (and miniature horses and llamas), processing of our fiber into finished products

Products
alpacas for sale, as well as fiber and products made from alpaca fiber

Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum

County
Monterey
Activities
Agricultural & Rural Life Museum. Gift shop, 19 century school house, 19th century ranch house, 19th century working blacksmith shop, 19th century train depot, irrigation museum, educational garden, history of agriculture exhibits, extensive antique farm equipment collection both running and stationary.

Ag Venture Tours & Consulting

County
Monterey
Activities
Wine tasting tours visit the Monterey and Santa Cruz wine countries, agricultural tours feature the Salinas and Pajaro Valleys, sightseeing/local history tours (Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel or Big Sur), wine tasting and agricultural education lectures, gourmet cooking classes, beer tasting, chocolate tasting, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting, farmers market tours, local attractions, shopping, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, whale watching, kayaking, mountain biking, nature hikes

Products
Education tours of the Monterey Bay region and agricultural consulting.

Wild Boar Farms

County
Napa
Activities
We have garden events in August of each year.  The event includes an informative talk, tour a lunch and a wine tasting.

Products
Tomatoes, plants, seeds, various other items

Altamura Winery, Visitor Center, Ranch and Family Farm

County
Napa
Activities
Wine, food, vineyard and agricultural information. Family farm operation promoting Napa Valley agriculture.  Raising of animals and crops for food and education. Visits, wine tasting and tours by appointment.

Products
Wine and vineyard related items

Dawnridge Farm

County
Nevada
Activities
See free range chickens, weekends chicks hatching!

Products
Poultry eggs, day old Delaware chicks and Bronze turkey poults

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

Penryn Rabbit Farm

County
Placer
Activities
Penryn Rabbit Farm offers farm tours and courses on raising and butchering rabbits for meat.

Products
Rabbit Meat
Free Range Chicken
Free Range Duck
Eggs
Rabbit Manure Fertilizer

Snowy Peaks Tree & Berry Farm

County
Placer
Activities
Berries and chilis are U-Pick and Christmas trees are Choose & Cut.

Products
Berries, Chilis, and Christmas trees.

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.

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.

Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District

County
Riverside
Activities
tours of sustainable agriculture

The Yisrael Family Urban Farm

County
Sacramento
Activities
We are an urban farm located in the Oak Park community of Sacramento.  We've turned a half of an acre into homestead which boasts vegetables, fruits, chickens and bees.

R. Kelley Farms

County
Sacramento
Activities
Lecture on California agriculture and farm tour by Ron Kelley farmer and retired Agricultural Production Consultant. Shaded picnic area for guest and scheduled small group events. U-Pick vegetables and melons. Farm Stand.

Products
Specializing in fresh blackeye, purple hull, crowder and cranberry beans. Also fresh okra, onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, sweet corn, squash and several varieties of sweet melons.

Flip Flop Ranch

County
San Bernardino
Activities
Come and stay the night with us!  Be a farmer for a day and get back to a slower way of life.

Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard

County
San Bernardino
Activities
There is something wonderful about farm living and that's why at Stone Soup Farm, we engage in preserving a heritage community through heirloom growing, historical educational programs and artisan workshops.

Products
apples
blackberries
pumpkins

Dickinson Farm

County
San Diego
Activities
Working urban farm - heirloom fruits, vegetables and herbs grown on the Historic Wallace D. Dickinson homestead.

Products
Heirloom fruits, vegetables and herbs. Harvest listed weekly online for preorder and purchase.

Morning Song Farm

County
San Diego
Activities
Cheese Making
Hand Churned Ice Cream Activity
Farmstay

Products
Honey
Macadamias
Fruit

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

County
San Diego
Activities
Beautiful organic small farm and historic Victorian home includes educational kitchen, garden, chicken coop, and composting.

Turtle Rock Ridge Winery

County
San Diego
Activities
Wine tasting, Wine production tour by appointment, Vineyard installation classes

Products
Wine

Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture

County
San Diego
Activities
Guided two-hour tours, hands-on workshops, lectures, open hours, and an annual Marketplace. We blog about growing chemical-free and low-water use.

Products
Canned, frozen, dried and fresh foods: Jams, jellies, curds, pickles, candies, juices.

Hidden Haven Farms

County
San Diego
Activities
Milking a cow or goat. Collecting eggs. Learning about bees. Slopping the hogs.
Horseback riding. Fieldtrips.

Products
Eggs. Honey. Cow milk soap. Goats milk.

Oasis Camel Dairy

County
San Diego
Activities
Oasis Camel Dairy, the first and only camel diary in America, supports the efforts of furthering the education of the public world wide about the amazing nature of camels and their milk.

Our Camel Care and Rehabilitation Program assists camels with varying needs including basic socialization with other camels to intensive medical treatment.

Oasis also provides entertainment and education of exotic birds through 'Nancy Riegler's Bird Show' (as seen on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and Tonight Show) as well as other useful information on turkeys, sheep, horses and various other livestock.

Products
SHOWS:  Camel Dairy Life Show, Nancy Riegler's Bird Show, Turkey Stampede
PRODUCTS:  Hand Crafted Camel Milk soaps, lip balms, lotions, imported Camel's Milk chocolate and more
RENTALS: - Rent a Camel (for events, parties, stage, Nativity, TV/Movies/Media)
RIDES: - Onsite Camel Rides (and offsite via rentals)

California Garden Tours

County
San Diego
Activities
We conduct garden & farms tours throughout San Diego County from Spring through Fall

Products
Cut flowers and plants, a horticultural experience for all

Myrtle Creek Nursery

County
San Diego
Activities
We offer tours and classes. Tours include viewing our production areas, historic farm buildings and sales areas. Classes are conducted in composting, organic gardening, succulent wreath making, ad gardening for kids.

Products
We sell landscape plants, bedding plants, garden gifts, statuary, and pottery. Wine tasting is coming soon!

Protea Farms of California

County
San Diego
Activities
We take clients to beautiful private gardens/botanical gardens and Nursery tours in San Diego Co. By reservations

Products
Clients have options of purchasing cut flowers and nursery plants from this tour

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"

Bates Nut Farm

County
San Diego
Activities
For over 40 years the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch has provided visitors with a true farm experience.  Bates Nut Farm specializes in pumpkins grown right on the property weighing anywhere from 50 to 200 pounds. Throughout the year, Bates offers tours and educational talks to schools and organizations, in addition to ongoing special events and guest speakers.

Products
Pumpkins,dried fruits, nuts, gourmet food items, homemade fudge, candy, gifts, home decor, clothing, jewelry.  Seasonal craft fairs, entertainment, food.

Eden AquaPonics

County
San Diego
Activities
Tour of working aquaponics farm, with scheduled classes on aquaponics.

Camp Stevens

County
San Diego
Activities
Since 2000, Camp Stevens Organic Garden has grown from a small kitchen garden into two, year-round, productive sites with about 2 acres under cultivation, providing spaces for reflection, inspiration and learning as well as physical nourishment for our guests, campers, and resident staff.

In 2009, we began farming another acre on nearby farmland. Our fields there include corn, garlic, greens, beans, onions, potatoes, cauliflower, and more throughout the year. We also raise egg-laying hens.

Seabreeze Organic Farm

County
San Diego
Activities
We schedule tours, special events and classes.

Products
Site destination for tours, special events and classes.

All Seasons Carriage Company, Inc.

County
San Joaquin
Activities
Horse-Drawn Carriages for All Occasions

Products
Tours

Rancho Dos Amantes

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
We offer Farm stay lodging, cooking and cheese making classes,
 U-pick vegetables and fruits. Goats, goat milking , chickens and egg collecting.

Products
Eggs, olive oil, forage hay

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.

Alpacas at Crossroads Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Working livestock ranch. Alpacas- Sales, Breeding, Fiber sales. Educational workshops, visits and classes. Onsite gift shop, Alpacazonia. Limited RV drylot parking for special event days or by weekend arrangement. Ask us to send you our agtourism brochure for details on arranging visits.

Products
Alpaca garments and related items. Retail store, tours, demonstrations and classes. See website for class schedule.

Make arrangements to help with halter training alpacas, then take a walk with us to talk about our ranch environment. Come Wednesday afternoons and join fiber group exploring all aspects of working with and using natural fibers. RSVP required in advance. Free

SLO Creek Farms

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
40 Acre Apple U-Pick Orchard

Products
U-Pick Apples, Pumpkins, Flowers and Vegetables

alcea rosea farm

County
san luis obispo
Activities
cheese making classes

Talley Farms/Talley Vineyards

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
We have scheduled Farm Tours and Winery/Vineyard Tours.  Our farm tours include cooling facilities, nursery, and fields.  Winery tours include tasting, barrel, bottling rooms and vineyards.  We also have a Farm Stand at Talley Vineyards open spring through fall.

Products
Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA farm boxes, Fruits & Vegetables at our Farm Stand, Wine and gifts at Talley Vineyards

FARMstead ED

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Our goal is to promote SLO County FARMsteading skills and practices via educational experiences, events and gatherings at pop-up FARMsteading classrooms held at local farms, ranches and Ag related venues.

Products
Ag related classes, events, fundraisers & experiences.

Santa Barbara Food and Farm Adventures

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
Each month we visit farms and food related events to meet our farms and learn about local food production

Rancho Palomino Santa Barbara

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
Camping, Birthdays, Events, Gatherings, Chef services, Art, Archery Lessons, Horseback riding, Archery Range, Fresh Fruit and Eggs, Kids and adult programs and workshops. Summer, And other holiday fun, Farming, Agriculture,
Humanities, bird watching.+ More

Products
Limes, lemons, pomegranates, persimmons, eggs, seasonal fruit and Veggies, Chicken, Turkey, Ham when available.

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

The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
We have free self-guided tours, or guided tours that we charge a fee for.
Our education programs range from our Urban Homesteading series for adults, to summer camp and after school programs for youth.
We also host multiple festivals throughout the year.

Products
Our farm stand carries the full line of products that we grow here on the farm

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

Good Land Organics

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
Good Land Organics is an exotic fruit farm that produces a variety of rare sub-tropical fruit. Our family run farm holds strong to growing all of our crops organically and have a strong loyalty for local business. We have begun to offer a series of agritours focused on a view into the coffee process from seed to cup, while also highlighting our other exotic fruit offerings. 

Products
Exotic Fruit: Cherimoya, Caviar Limes, California grown coffee, and more.

Garden to Table

County
Santa Clara
Activities
Pick the freshest vegetables that downtown San Jose has to offer!  Also join us on the last Saturday of every month at 11am for a gardening workshop.

Products
Taylor St. Farm is your downtown San Jose destination for just-harvested veggies, farm fresh eggs, local honey, locally roasted coffee, fresh baked bread, and more.

Farm Discovery at Live Earth

County
Santa Cruz
Activities
Farm Discovery at Live Earth engages kids and families with seasonal, organic, and local food systems for their bodies, the environment and their communities.

Food, farming and nature exist in complex, interconnected socio-cultural, economic and ecological systems. Farm Discovery empowers kids and families to make these systems regenerative and healing for individuals, communities, and the natural world.

Farm Discovery’s vision is growing healthy relationships through food, farming and nature.

Our farm, Live Earth Farm (LEF), established in 1996, is a 150 acre diversified, organic, family farm overlooking the Pajaro Valley in the Santa Cruz area of California. LEF runs a year round CSA, growing over 50 different fruits and vegetables surrounded by a native landscape of redwoods and oak woodland. LEF’s produce is directly marketed through local farmer’s markets, restaurants, a thriving web store, and a weekly CSA program. Education has always been a part of Live Earth Farm since its beginning, but in 2007 a separate non-profit entity, Farm Discovery was formally established to compliment and expand the educational programs at Live Earth Farm. We now host more than 2000 children on the farm each year for engaging farm-based, hands-on learning opportunities in a variety of formats.

Products
- Farm Discovery offers educational programs that inspire youth and families to transform their relationship to food, farming and nature through 9 different farm-based education programs for all ages.
- We steward our working farm and its wild spaces as an environmentally and economically viable piece of the food system and a learning space.
- We collaborate with community partners to learn from each other and extend our collective impact in the community.

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.

Scott River Ranch, LLC

County
Siskiyou
Activities
Here at Scott River Ranch, LLC  we want to be your own personal farmer giving you a connection to our land and way of life. We current sell our Organic GrassFed and Finished Beef via Farmers Markets, online, local delivery and at the ranch. We also host ranch tours, private events and public events.  Our Ranch is preserved by Siskiyou Land Trust and the entire ranch is certified organic. We are also the largest salmon safe ranch in country.  We invite you to contact us via phone or email to learn more about the ranch and what we offer.

Products
Organic Grass-fed and finished beef

Center for Land-Based Learning

County
Solano
Activities
We welcome visitors to our wildlife-friendly demonstration projects, educational gardens,  farm incubator and seasonal fundraising chef dinners.

Products
Our mission is to inspire and motivate people of all ages, especially youth, to promote a healthy interplay between agriculture, nature and society through their own actions and as leaders in their communities.

Royal Fibers

County
Solano
Activities
Family operated farm since 1999, producing luxury spinning fibers from Guanacos, Alpacas, Angora Goats and rare breeds sheep. We also manufacture the Columbine Spinning Wheel.

A sustainable farm featuring biodiversity, wildlife habitat.

Visitors welcome, by appointment.

Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company

County
Solano
Activities
 

Artisan olive oil producer. Custom olive oil production. Olive oil and wine tasting room. Private event and meeting venue. Cooking and sensory evaluation classes.

Products
 

Premium extra virgin olive oil. Co-milled flavored oils. Balsamic reductions. Suisun Valley wines.

Meridian Jacobs

County
Solano
Activities
Jacob sheep ranch. Shop on premises.

Products
Shop: Fiber, wool, meat (lamb), lambskins, other items made from Jacob sheep, woven textiles. Spinning and weaving supplies and tools.

Farm Club: Sheep CSA, members can receive a fleece, yarn, or meat.

Slow Foods Solano: Solano County Local Food Producers

County
Solano

Lockewood Acres

County
Solano
Activities
We have open farm events during the months of April, May and June.  At these events we have demonstrations, farm tours and a petting zoo. Those members of the Farm Club are invited at the end of the season to join us for a sit down dinner made from whole, organic food all from the farm. Come join!

Products
Fruits
Vegetables
Value Added products
Meat - lamb, goat, pig
Honey

Eatwell Farm

County
Solano
Activities
Public Events throughout the year, Strawberry U-Pick, Garlic Braiding, Tomato Sauce Party, and Pumpkin U-Pick. Farm Stays, bring your own tent or rent our furnished canvas tent.

Soul Food Farm

County
Solano County
Activities
We are a certified organic farm in the heart of Pleasants Valley Road. We raise our chickens out doors , were they are free to roam about. this is how we produce rich eggs and healthy, meat chickens. We also sell estate olive oil from our own orchard. Along with the work of the farm, we offer tours once a month and cooking workshops 5 times a year.

Products
We sell pastured eggs direct from the farm for $6 a dozen. As well as our pastured meat birds that we raise out in the fields for 10 weeks. Soul Food Farm also sells there very own chicken confit. Which is two thighs and legs from our meat birds that is slow cooked in rich duck fat and seasoned with salt and pepper. The chicken confit is ready to eat cold or heated. Throught out the year we have lavender products that we make from or certified organic lavender field.

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

Canvas Ranch

County
Sonoma
Activities
Canvas Ranch is a diversified, sustainable family farm, integrating animals and crops in a complete ecosystem -- similar to farms in Tuscany or Provence. From ancient wheat to the latest vegetable darling of high-end chefs, we grow over 50 different crops, and also raise Babydoll Southdown sheep and cashmere goats for fiber.

Products
Vegetables, fruit, jams, herb seasoning, lavender oils, vegetable soap, pastured eggs, fiber, art.

Swallow Valley Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
U-Pick Saturdays - Visit Swallow Valley Farm this Saturday to harvest your own box of seasonal organic produce. During your visit you can also interact with pastured pigs, free range hens, and heritage sheep.

It is a day for families interested in getting out on the farm and giving kids a memorable experience in learning where the best food comes from.

Relish Culinary Adventures

County
Sonoma
Products
Cooking classes, culinary tours, farm meals and classes, all featuring locally grown produce and meats

Shanti Permaculture Farm and Vacation Rental

County
Sonoma
Activities
Shanti Permaculture Farm offers the following: Farm stand; Farm Stays in a Cottage next to the Garden or a Yurt in the Redwoods: U-pick Berries and Greens: Help Feed Chickens, Ducks, Sheep & Llamas; Farm Tours; Biochar Making Classes/Events; Farm to Table Dinners; Farm Trails Festivals Participation.

Products
Cape Gooseberries both fresh and nectar form, every type of greens and tomatoes, apples, blueberries, yakon, duck and chickens eggs, peppers, corn, sunflowers, zinnias, other flowers in season, basil.

Happy Hens Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
Farm Stays (book through Airbnb); Healing through Farming (Caregiver Renewal Retreats)

Products
Meat, eggs, yarn.

Redwood Hill Farm ~ Capracopia

County
Sonoma
Activities
Farm Tours, workshops

Products
Organic eggs, olive oil, honey, goat cheese and seasonal produce.

Artful Arrangements

County
Sonoma
Activities
The tour: wood splitting, brush chipping, chickens, the Gardens and Amphitheater. Pass through The Portal of Time, a 12' diameter symbolic art installation, representing passage of time, from past into future. Visit Gift Shop & open Art Studio. See displays on Trellis Making, Secret Rock Writing.

Products
Plant arrangements. Native trees.

Achadinha Cheese Company

County
Sonoma
Activities
Cheese Production

Products
Cheese

Icssoma Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
Horse Summer Camps, riding lessons, farm tours and horse clinics.

Sonoma Garden Park

County
Sonoma
Activities
Sonoma Garden Park is public garden just east of the town of Sonoma. There are winding paths with flowers, trees, and demonstration gardens, a seasonal Saturday Harvest Market, garden plots for rent, a native plant nursery, demonstrations of green building, water, and energy, and much more!

Products
Seasonal fruits, vegetables, and flowers
Eggs, honey, and olive oil

Bloomingcamp Ranch Bake Shop & Farm Stand

County
Stanislaus
Activities
Bloomingcamp Ranch is located in Oakdale, California nestled among lush walnut and almond orchards you'll find a quaint red barn overlooking a beautiful park/pond.  Inside the barn you'll get a whiff of spiced apples and find wonderful locally grown farm products along with our famous baked goods available year round.

Products
Fresh Homemade Pies, Locally Grown Produce, Special Events, Festivals, Pastries, Farm to Table Dinners, Park, Pond, Clean Restrooms, Quiet Outdoor Setting & Tours

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.

Garrison Gourd Farm

County
Tulare
Activities
Friar and Yummi Beaut Plums, other fruits and vegetables on small scale.  Special Events venue, classes on growing and creating art with the Lagenaria Gourd

Products
Plums grown for commercial sales.
Lagenaria Gourds, raw and finished for sale, tours of three acres of flower gardens and outdoor rooms, special events

Triple J Alpacas

County
Tulare
Activities
We are a full service breeding facility for top quality alpacas.

Products
Alpacas, Alpaca fleece products

Al's Bonsai

County
Tuolumne
Activities
A full service bonsai nursery garden, offering bonsai supplies, gifts, personal workshops, demonstrations, restyling, Rx and treatment and vacation care.

Products
Al's Bonsai has150+ bonsai; dozens of varieties - outdoor / indoor bonsai,  personal workshops, bonsai stock trees, pots, substrate, tools, and gift certificates.

SEEAG - Students for Eco Education and Agriculture

County
Ventura
Activities
Journey of a lemon from tree-to-table, 155 variety citrus orchard, historic packinghouse and sustainable Ag practice tour

Products
Tours

Good Humus Produce

County
Yolo
Activities
Annual events: Peach Party (August), Spring Plant Sale (April), and Pumpkin Picnic (October). Classroom visits for children. Educational workshops for adults.

Products
Diverse array of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Dried fruit, jams and jellies. Dried flowers and dried flower wreaths. Classroom visits for children. Educational workshops for adults.

Star.Rose Ranch

County
Yolo
Activities
Tours and talks on the importance of heritage livestock breed & standard bred poultry preservation, history, uses and care of Dexter cattle, St. Croix sheep, American Guinea Hogs. Care and breeding instruction of Standard bred poultry, using Dorking & Delaware chickens. Walk through a small scale olive grove. Seasonal hand picking of olives available.

Products
Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Free range, pastured eggs. Registered breeding stock of Dexter cattle, St. Croix sheep & American Guinea Hogs. Laying hens, feeder pigs, butcher lambs. Grass fed beef on the hoof available on a limited basis.

Séka Hills

County
Yolo
Activities
Farm, Harvest & Olive Mill Tours throughout the year, as well as educational events. Wine tasting and olive oil tasting room.

Products
Olive Oil, Wine, Honey, Balsamic, Hummus, Beef Cuts, Beef Jerky and Sticks and much more!

Loving Nature Farm Inc.

County
Yolo
Activities
U-Pick, farm stand, picnic, barbecue, farm tour, school tour, camping and functions.

Historic Oakdale Ranch

County
Yolo
Activities
By appointment only, event venue.

Products
Weddings/Receptions in the walnut orchard, along the stocked fish pond, or at the gazebo. We also allow guests to view historical buildings on the farm.

Clos Saron

County
Yuba
Activities
Tours of chemical-free farming and vineyards, winery tours, harvesting and grape crushing participatory experience during harvest. Group events scheduled by appointment.

Products
Chemical-free wines

Oregon House Farm Store/High Sierra Beef, Inc.

County
Yuba
Activities
Wildflower tours in the spring. Farm tours yearly by appointment. Pumpkin planting and harvesting for children in the Spring and Fall.
Photography tours. Foothill Fiber Guild Events. Wine and Olive Oil Tastings by local wineries and orchards. Historical "Yuba Room" is part of the historical barn that houses the Oregon House Farm Store where Yuba County history is showcased.

Products
High Sierra Grass-Fed Beef, Poultry,eggs, locally raised farm honey, seasonal fruits and vegetables, lamb, pork, turkeys, local olive oils, lavender products, herbal products, garden vegetable starts. Most products are CCOF certified

Fancy Farms

County
Yuba
Activities
Small family operated farmstead with Nigerian goats, mini cows, llamas and chickens!

Products
Nigerian Goats, Mini Jersey Cows ,Eggs, Honey

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