Name and County Listing by Educational Experience : historical exhibits

Businesses sorted by county.

J & K Smith Family Farms

  • County
    Contra Costa
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Heirloom tomatoes, vegetables, fruit, Pumpkin Patch, Christmas trees, honey

Forest Home Farms Historic Park

  • County
    Contra Costa
  • Activities

    self-guided tour of historic farm site, docent led historic house museum tour antique tractor/equipment barn. Sheep Dog demonstrations, gift shop

  • Products
    N / A

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

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.

American Whitewater Expeditions

  • County
    El Dorado
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    AWE River Store. River rafting trips on the South, Middle & North Forks of American River. In-ground swimming pool, stocked fishing pond, volleyball, horseshoes.

Hillcrest Tree Farm

  • County
    Fresno
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Pumpkins, Christmas trees. Live steam train rides

Simonian Farms

  • County
    Fresno
  • Activities

    Farm stand

  • Products
    N / A

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

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.

Rainbow Pack Outfitters

  • County
    Inyo
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Horseback riding, trail rides, camping, historical exhibit

China Ranch Dates

  • County
    Inyo
  • Activities
    N / A
  • 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

Rankin Ranch

  • County
    Kern
  • Activities

    All Inclusive Ranch Stay, horseback riding, square dancing, lodging, children's program, hay wagon rides, pool tournaments, and much more

  • Products

    beef, honey, goat milk soap

Eleven Roses Ranch

  • County
    Lake
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Historic family ranch settled in 1883 that is still aworking cattle and hay ranch. Abundant flora and fauna. Mule-drawn wagon tour. Complete Chuck Wagon BB-Q. Very senior friendly. Photographs of ranch, T-shirts and hats with ranch logo available.

Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store

  • County
    Los Angeles
  • Activities

    The Farm Store is part of the AGRIscapes complex which includes a large farming operation, green houses, retail store, visitor center and petting farm. Group field trips and tours are also available. Contact Brenda Orozco at (909) 869-6722.

  • Products

    Cal Poly Pomona produced citrus, avocados, melons, berries, vegetables, and plants. U-Pick strawberries in the spring (weather permitting) and tons of pumpkins in the fall.

Marin French Cheese Company

  • County
    Marin
  • Activities

    Marin French is open to the public every day for picnics, to learn about cheesemaking and to purchase locally made products and picnic items in our retail shop.

  • Products

    Varieties of cheeses made by Marin French and neighboring dairy producers. Salads, sandwiches and beverages for picnics on the grounds.

Okuye Farm Homestay

  • County
    Merced
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Almond farm in Japanese-American community

Romero Overlook Visitor's Center

  • County
    Merced
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Visitor's center

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.

  • Products
    N / A

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.

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.

  • Products
    N / A

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

Rustridge Ranch & Winery

  • County
    Napa
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Horse breeding and training. Bed & Breakfast, vineyard.

Napa Valley Museum

  • County
    Napa
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Museum exhibits, heritage/ag museum, historical exhibits

The Wickerd Farm

  • County
    Riverside
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Pumpkins, honey, Christmas trees. Seasonal Farmers Market call to see if it's in progress.

Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District

  • County
    Riverside
  • Activities

    tours of sustainable agriculture

  • Products
    N / A

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

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.

  • Products
    N / A

Hatfield Creek Winery

  • County
    San Diego
  • Activities

    Winery, tasting room, tours, education

  • Products

    Wine

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

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

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

Forgotten Barrel(formerly Ferrara Winery)

  • County
    San Diego
  • Activities

    Forgotten Barrel now occupies the former Ferrara Winery, which was designated a California historic point of interest in the late 1970’s and a historic site by the city of Escondido in 1989. The winery, was established in 1886 as one of San Diego county and Southern California’s first vineyards.

  • Products

    Wines produced in our Napa Valley facility as well as wines crafted in our Southern California Winery, located in Escondido. Grapes sourced from Napa, Sonoma, Central California and San Diego.

Lake Sutherland Farms

  • County
    San Diego
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    U-pick blackberries and rasberries

San Joaquin County Historical Museum

  • County
    San Joaquin
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Heritage museum with new Ag Equipment Center. Events: April-Legends of California, Wine Auction & Dinner. May-Springtime on the Farm, a family event, active participation, demonstrations, food, rides.

Lodi Wine & Visitor Center

  • County
    San Joaquin
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Wine tasting, wine displays and programs, retail boutique, historical information

Enterprise Program

  • County
    San Luis Obispo
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    A variety of crops including citrus and avocados

The WineYard at Steinbeck Vineyards

  • County
    San Luis Obispo
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Wine education via the vineyard. Six generation family farmers discuss sustainable wine growing. Jeep tour of 500 acres included. 2 hours

Bar B6 Ranch (B6) Bitterwater Land & Cattle Co.

  • County
    San Luis Obispo
  • Activities

    Working authentic cattle ranch demonstrating real life ranching skills in conjunction with CA Dept of Fish & Game's PLM program

  • Products
    BarB6 Hunting club providing hunting of Tule elk,wild hog, and upland game. Historic Ranch tours for groups; Natural Resource Management tours for groups

Carriage Vineyards

  • County
    San Luis Obispo
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Olive orchards, vineyards, cattle and horses, collection in large carriage house of carriages, carriage rides. B&B.

Harris Stage Lines

  • County
    San Luis Obispo
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Horse driving, training, & entertainment ranch, Training, lessons & clinics. Childrens events, horse drawn vehicles & rentals. Events & parties. Bus groups welcome.

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,

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.

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

The Price Ranch

  • County
    Santa Barbara
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Old Dairy Farm, 1890 Victorian house, 1859 Adobe. Films (Movies and Photo shoots). Weddings, roundups, farm-stays

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

  • County
    Santa Barbara
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Living history programs, hiking, horseback riding, tours, game and wildlife preserve

Casa de Fruta

  • County
    Santa Clara
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Fresh fruit and vegetable stand, gift shop, wine tasting, deli, candy factory and bakery, 24 hour restaurant. Old farm equipment. Miniature train rides. Pumpkin patch. Farm animals, field trips.

Patchen California

  • County
    Santa Clara
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Christmas tree farm. Holiday wreaths made daily. Hand made gifts. Firewood. Free pinecones and boughs. Free hot mulled cider. Patchen is one of the five "Ghost Towns of the Santa Cruz Mountains". Tours and picnic area. DSL available.

Swanton Berry Farm

  • County
    Santa Cruz
  • Activities
    Farm stand open year round. Group farm tours can be scheduled upon request. Strawberry U-pick open 7 days per week, subject to availability (generally May-Oct). Olallieberry and Blackberry U-pick open 7 days per week, subject to availability (generally mid-June to late July).
  • Products
    Fresh strawberries, olallieberries, blackberries, artichokes, peas, broccoli, cauliflower, and kiwis in season. Jam and bakery treats.

Agricultural History Project

  • County
    Santa Cruz
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Agricultural museum and gift shop

Nash Ranch

  • County
    Shasta
  • Activities

    October Pumpkin Patch with Corn Maze and Haunted House. Antique Tractor Show second weekend October.

  • Products

    Pumpkin patch products include U-pick pumpkins and farm stand pumpkins, winter squash, gourds, decorative corn, bird seed millet, mini straw bales. Additional farm products include oat hay, barley grain, millet and lambs.

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

Slow Foods Solano: Solano County Local Food Producers

  • County
    Solano
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    N / A

Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association

  • County
    Solano
  • Activities

    Wine tasting, fresh farm direct vegetable and fruit shopping, winery tours, pumpkin patch childres entertainment, wine and chocolate tastings, top notch dining in the valley and much more.

  • Products

    Varied at existing vendor sites

Rush Ranch

  • County
    Solano
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Small meeting room

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens

  • County
    Sonoma
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Gardens and museum. Plant cart, plant sales year-round.

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.

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.

  • Products
    N / A

Oakdale Cowboy Museum

  • County
    Stanislaus
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Ranching implements and memorabilia from pioneer ranching families. Also recognizes world champion rodeo cowboys who hailed from Oakdale, "cowboy capital of the world".

Hughson Fruit & Nut Festival

  • County
    Stanislaus
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

    Farmers market and samples of the valley's products

Coffee Creek Ranch

  • County
    Trinity
  • Activities

    All-inclusive ranch: meals, cabins, horseback riding, fly-fishing, gold panning, summer children's program, archery, rifle range, trap shooting, pack trips, hunting in season, line dancing, talent show, bonfires & More!

  • Products

    Restaurant meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Beer & Wine bar

Heritage Complex

  • County
    Tulare
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products

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

Wicky-Up Ranch Bed & Breakfast

  • County
    Tulare
  • Activities
    N / A
  • Products
    Bed & Breakfast, orangewood carvings

McKellar Family Farms

  • County
    Tulare
  • Activities

    Take a behind-the-scenes tour of a working citrus farm. You'll learn about citrus farming techniques such as irrigation, frost protection, and the picking and packing process! Experience the fresh taste of California citrus by hand picking your own oranges! Admission is $5, reservations required.

  • Products

    We don't have any product available for sale; however, guests will get to pick their own oranges to take home.

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

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.

California Agriculture Museum

  • County
    Yolo
  • Activities

    Museum, tours, visit, events

  • Products

    Admission, tours, events

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

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