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Name and County Listing by Educational Experience : garden/nursery tours

Businesses sorted by county.

Amador Flower Farm

County
Amador
Products
Daylilies, perennials, statuary gardening gift items, pumpkins, grasses. 13 acres of fowers to walk over.

Karen Muellers Christmas Farm

County
Butte
Products
Hand Sheared Douglas Fir Christmas Trees

Morse Farms

County
Butte
Activities
We offer tours of the orchard to schools, clubs, and other groups all year. During our mandarin season we let the kids help pick their bag of mandarins.

Products
Fresh mandarins and citrus and mandarin products, such as mandarin marmalade, mandarin syrup, mandarin olive oil, mandarin jalapeno BBQ sauce and seasoning rubs for vegetables and meat.

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.

Alhambra Valley Ranch

County
Contra Costa
Activities
We have a seasonal roadside farm stand as well as private and public farm tours.

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.

Rome Valley Vineyards

County
El Dorado
Activities
Wine Tasting, Apple picking, tours, over nite accommodations, event center

Products
wine grapes and apples in season

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

Mad Dog Mesa

County
El Dorado
Activities
We are growers and producers of Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  We have approximately 3,000 olive trees comprised of about 50 different varieties that are planted within an Oak Woodland.  We have an on-site olive mill which is used to produce our Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a tasting room in our mill building.  We are open by appointment only.

Products
Growers and Producers of Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

County
El Dorado
Products
Iris nursery

Chateau Fresno Organics

County
Fresno
Activities
Creamery, milking sheep, making cheese

Products
Cheese,soap and herbs

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

Sandy Bar Ranch

County
Humboldt
Products
Garlic braids, fruit trees bare root, dried flower wreaths

China Ranch Dates

County
Inyo
Products
Sept. - Dec, watch and purchase as fresh dates are harvested. Dates, dried fruits & nuts. Fresh date bread and cookies baked daily. Birding, canyon and hiking

Rancho Notso Grande

County
Kings
Products
balck berries, blueberries, ollalie berries, boysen berries, tay berries, raspberries, peaches, nectarines, walnuts, tall bearded Iris

South Coast Botanic Garden

County
Los Angeles
Products
Garden/Nursery tours, lecture/presentations and school tours

Marin Agricultural Land Trust

County
Marin
Products
Hikes and tours visit many of the family farms and ranches in Marin County, including dairies, cheesemakers, grass-fed beef operations, oyster farms, and historic ranches in Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Pre-registration required at www.malt.org.

West Marin Food & Farm Tours

County
Marin
Activities
Come savor beautiful Point Reyes with a guided culinary tour to the many farms and food producers in the area.

Products
- Flavors of West Marin Tour
- Cheese Lover's Tour
- Oyster Lover's Tour
- Wine & Cheese Tour
- Farm Dinners

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

Kirby Peak Ranch

County
Mariposa
Products
Tomatoes, lettuce, herbs and assorted vegetables. Hydroponic growing systems, workshops and internships.

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

Petit Teton Farm

County
Mendocino
Activities
Farm and Aquaponic system tours

Products
Farm produced canned goods and fresh fruits/vegetables

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.

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.

The Farm

County
Monterey
Products
Fruits and vegetables, flowers, farm animals, and customized tours for groups, families and schools

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.

Long Meadow Ranch Winery & Farmstead

County
Napa
Activities
Long Meadow Ranch proprietors Ted, Laddie, and Chris Hall are pleased to announce the opening of Long Meadow Ranch Winery & Farmstead, a sustainable food, wine and agricultural center located in St. Helena, the heart of the Napa Valley. A local gathering place and Napa Valley destination, the multi-use location is anchored by Farmstead restaurant and Long Meadow Ranch Winery’s new tasting room, as well as wine flavor and vegetable gardens, a seasonal farm stand, and an organic nursery. This exciting destination offers an array of experiences for lovers of local food and wines, including fresh farm-to-table dining, wine and olive oil tasting, and engaging educational experiences that underscore Long Meadow Ranch’s time-honored motto of “Excellence through Responsible Farming.” Located on a two-and-a-half-acre site with an agricultural heritage dating from the 1870s, the entire property is solar powered and is maintained using the traditional, sustainable, and certified organic practices long employed by Long Meadow Ranch – hailed by local food advocates for its full circle farming methods that rely on each part of the ranch contributing to the success of the whole.
Products
Wine, olive oil, grass-fed beef, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs. Farm-to-table restaurant with outdoor patio and bar.. Full-line organic nursery and organic feed & seed.

Omi's Farms

County
Napa
Activities
We are a small but diverse family farm located in the Napa Valley.We grow a variety of vegetables, have a small fruit tree orchard, walnuts and the obligatory Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard.We also raise chickens for eggs and rabbits & sheep for meat.

Products
Seasonal produce, eggs, walnuts, berries, Australian Cattle Dogs and sheep.

Napa Country Iris Gardens

County
Napa
Products
Bearded Iris. Mail order for bare-root iris.

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

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

Centennial Farm

County
Orange
Products
Educational school tours, unguided public hours. Animnal and crop areas. Millennium Barn with milking parlor

The Flower Farm Nursery & Coffee House

County
Placer
Products
Seasonal produce (organically grown)

Dry Creek Herb Farm & Learning Center

County
Placer
Products
Fresh and dried herbs, garden and school tours, classes, herb shop and garden gift shop

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.

Sierra Valley Farms

County
Plumas
Products
Organic and convential fruit and vegetables. Local Native plants of the High Sierra's.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

County
Riverside
Products
Dates; grill items/café. Garden/nursery tours, school tour, lecture/presentation, petting zoo, conference facility/meeting, guide/outfitter operation.

Oasis Date Gardens

County
Riverside
Products
Date tastings, gift and bulk dates, flower arrangements, date shakes, tours and lunch

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

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.

Temecula Topless Tours

County
Riverside
Activities
Tours of local farms, ranches and farms in and around the Temecula, CA area. Tour in a 1957 Convertible Cadillac and enjoy a meal at the end of the tour, taste farm fresh produce, meats, cheeses, olive oils and wines

Products
Tours

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

Brooking Vineyards

County
San Diego
Activities
Tours and wine tastings. Our estate wines are 100% grown, crafted, aged, and bottled here on our estate. We specialize in the historic wine styles of San Diego County. In the 1800's San Diego County was famous for it's Port and Sherry style wines. Come by and learn about this forgotten history

Products
Historic fortified wine styles of San Diego County, including:
California Mission Angelica
Estate Tempranillo Angelica
Estate Muscat Canelli

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.

Anderson's La Costa Nursery

County
San Diego
Products
Nursery, plants, ornamentals, herbs, orchids, gifts/crafts

CAL Pacific Orchid Farm

County
San Diego
Products
Orchids, plants, farm tour, garden/nursery

Cedros Gardens

County
San Diego
Products
Plants, seeds, gifts and ornamentals

Dramm & Echter

County
San Diego
Activities
Tours by appointment - see website for community support program

Products
wholesale flowers, plants, nursery products, cut flowers - no retail sales on-site

Atkins Nursery

County
San Diego
Products
Fruit trees

Herbal Gardens/Summers Past Farms

County
San Diego
Products
Herb and nursery plants, herb products and soaps. Workshops, ag gifts/crafts.

Hong's Nursery

County
San Diego
Products
Nursery plants and flowers

Little Creek Acres Farm

County
San Diego
Products
Children's Hands-on Activity tours, retreats, Custom day, wekend, or weeklong programs, gardening classes, apprentresships, volunteer opportunities; workshops, on-farm Bed & Breakfast. Charitable public benefit organization.

Maddock Ranch Nursery

County
San Diego
Products
Fruit trees and ornamentals

Orfila Winery

County
San Diego
Products
Wines and tasting room. Farm tours, garden/nursery tour, winery tour.

San Diego Botanical Gardens (Formerly Quail Botanical Gardens)

County
San Diego
Products
Botanical garden, nursery products and plants, organic production. Scenic walk and nature trail. Ag gifts/crafts.

Sunshine Gardens

County
San Diego
Products
Plants and nursery products

Weidners' Gardens

County
San Diego
Products
U-pick operation; flowers, plants, bulbs, workshops, farm tour, garden/nursery tour, ag gifts/crafts

Eden AquaPonics

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

Seabreeze Organic Farm

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

Products
Site destination for tours, special events and classes.

Michael David Winery

County
San Joaquin
Products
Wines, fresh fruits, vegetables, bakery, café

Eufloria Flowers

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Hydroponic hybrid tea roses

Enterprise Program

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
A variety of crops including citrus and avocados

Orchids of Los Osos

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Orchid Plants

The Luffa Farm

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Farm grown Luffas. Herbal Products, hand poured soap products. Catered lunches available. Cookie & tea tours available

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.

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

SLO Creek Farms

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

Products
U-Pick Apples, Pumpkins, Flowers and Vegetables

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,

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.

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

Santa Barbara Blueberries

County
Santa Barbara
Activities
Educational tours of the farm and the Showcase Regenerative Farm project sites. Outdoor education retreats for youth. The annual Buellton Blueberry Festival.

Products
Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, melons, cantaloupe, raw honey, jams, frozen pies, herbs & spices, fresh produce from local organic farms.

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

County
Santa Barbara
Products
Living history programs, hiking, horseback riding, tours, game and wildlife preserve

Life Lab Science Program

County
Santa Cruz
Products
Life Lab is located on a 25 acre organic research farm, and runs a 2-acre model school garden which is open to the public. Life Lab has many resource guides for educators. Please check the website for more information.

Nickell's Cuttin Quarter Ranch

County
Shasta
Activities
Possible ranch tours for groups. On-ranch sales of drought tolerant and pollinator beneficial plants.

Products
Cacti and succulents

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

Wild Boar Farms

County
Solano
Activities
Wild Boar Farms is  the growing and breeding grounds of 12,000 Certified Organic Tomato Plants.  We are growing an unreal, rare, exotic gourmet collection of heirloom and future heirloom tomatoes.  Grown in “tomato terroir” Suisun Valley located in Solano County.  A special tour includes a peek at the “secret breeding section” where future tomato varieties are coming to life. 


Products
Tomatoes, Melons, Cucumbers, U-pick. Nursery is only Wholesale at this time.

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

Pleasants Valley Iris Farm

County
Solano
Activities
Pleasants Valley Iris Farm is a family owned flower farm that is open to the public during the iris bloom season. The farm has potted irises for sale and also takes orders for bare root irises to be shipped in the Fall.  Located just minutes from I80 in Vacaville half way between San Francisco and Sacramento, it is in the perfect location for those looking for a day trip.

Visitors can enjoy the spectacular site of over 60,000 iris rhizomes in bloom while strolling down the wide grassy aisles that separate the many flower beds.  The farm is located in a lush valley surrounded by oak trees and rolling hills, making a beautiful backdrop for this gorgeous sight.  Cameras are encouraged and picnic tables are available for those who would like to bring a picnic lunch.

Products
Potted iris plants, bare root iris rhizomes can be ordered and will be shipped in time for fall planting.

Loma Vista Farm

County
Solano
Products
Greenhouse potted plants (vegetables, herbs, flowers, houseplants, succulents) available for sale year round. Pumpkin sales in the Fall and Christmas trees in the winter. Year round educational farm tours with hands-on activities for groups of all ages.

Lemuria Nursery

County
Solano
Products
Nursery plants, 1, 5, 15 gallon trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, natives

Laguna Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
Family and group tours of our working farming land, how we grow, produce and harvest your  food. Also, our pristine stretch of the Laguna de' Santa Rosa has attracted birders, plein-air painters, conservationists, and anglers. Tours must be scheduled ahead by calling (707) 823-0823 or e-mailing jennifer@lagunafarm.com

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens

County
Sonoma
Products
Gardens and museum. Plant cart, plant sales year-round.

North Coast Native Nursery

County
Sonoma
Products
CA native plants in various container sizes. All species available on website. Ag hedgerows tours.

Sonoma Horticultural Nursery

County
Sonoma
Products
Ornamental plants and trees. Specialty: Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Japanese Maples by MOMIJI NURSERY

County
Sonoma
Products
Japanese Maples

Raymond Burr Vineyards

County
Sonoma
Products
Orchid Greenhouse tours by appointment

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.

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

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.

Luther Burbank's Experiment Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
Self-guided tours available.  Docent-led tours by appointment, 707-829-6711.

Products
In the nursery are plants introduced by Luther Burbank (1849-1926) and other ornamentals, fruit trees for sale. The cottage museum offers home-made preserves in the gift shop.

Quivira Vineyards and Winery

County
Sonoma
Activities
Visit us to taste biodynamically farmed wines, tour our gardens, check out the chicken condo, and have a picnic.

Products
Zinfandel and Rhone Varietals. Private events. See website for details.

Shelton's Market Garden

County
Sonoma
Activities
We host a seasonal (May-Nov) farm stand open to the public from 9am to 1pm Wednesday and Saturdays. We are also happy to conduct farm tours by appointment at this time.

Products
We offer 81 varieties of certified organically grown vegetables and fruits in their respective seasons. Our primary crops are lettuces, kales, chard, beets, leeks, fennel, collards, carrots, green onions, broccoli, cauliflower, summer and winter squash.

Benziger Winery & Wine Tours

County
Sonoma
Activities
Join us for a Sonoma wine tour! Enjoy a close-up look at our Biodynamic vineyards, visit the fermentation facility, crush pad, and explore our barrel caves. The wine tour is approximately 45-minutes, including a special tasting of our Biodynamic and other award-winning wines.

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

River Ridge Ranch

County
Tulare
Activities
Tours and overnight lodging.

Wicky-Up Ranch Bed & Breakfast

County
Tulare
Products
Bed & Breakfast, orangewood carvings

Heritage Complex

County
Tulare
Products
World class agriculture education experience, antique tractor museum, multi-media theater, banquet hall

Cedar Ridge Apple Ranch LLC / Indigeny Reserve

County
Tuolumne
Activities
Tasting Room, gift shop, tours, picnic area, hiking, photo opportunities, large lawns to play on and other seasonal activities.

Products
Hard apple cider, brandy, vodka, apples, pumpkins in season

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.

Greenwood Daylily Gardens

County
Ventura
Products
Fields of Iris (April/May)blooms, and Daylily (May/June) blooms. Cut blooms of hundreds of varieties on display. 1 1/2 acre former wedding garden is for testing new plant varieties and combinations.

Three Palms Nursery

County
Yolo
Products
Grower of quality nursery stock for landscaping since 1988. Specializing in perennials, natives and grasses. Yolo County's largest retail/wholesale production nursery

Yolo County Historical Museum (Gibson House)

County
Yolo
Activities
The main themes of the museum are the establishment and development of farming and ranching in Yolo County, as shown through the life and work of William Byas Gibson and his family. The Gibson House is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Products
Local history books, locally made crafts

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.

Renaissance Vineyard and Winery

County
Yuba
Activities
Tours of formal gardens, as well as vineyard and winery operations. Meals by prior arrangement.

Products
Renaissance 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

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