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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).

Long Creek Winery & Ranch

County
Butte
Activities
We are not just a tasting room, a visit to the ranch is an Adventure.  Your wine tasting is not complete without a self guided tour of the winery, mandarin, olive orchards and working cattle ranch.  Grab a glass of wine and enjoy it under the shade of our old oak grove next to the beautiful pond.

Products
Wine tasting and wine by the glass
natural almonds
All Natural Beef
Weddings and Special events

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

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.

Max's Miracle Ranch

County
Butte
Activities
Fun  Pick your own fruits and  vegetables. Pumpkin Patch in the Fall with a Ongoing Harvest festival...

Products
Pumpkins, Train Rides ,Hay Wagon Rides ,Pony Rides , Jump Houses, food and fun...

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.

Sohnrey Family Foods, LLC

County
Butte
Activities
We have beautiful views of rice fields and almond orchards.  You can take a nice walk around our warming pond and one of our state of the art Solar Fields.

Products
In our gift shop we have our family grown almonds.  Along with a wide variety of local foods and products.  A nice place to stop and see what Butte County has to offer.

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.

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.

Gold Hill Vineyard and Brewery

County
El Dorado
Activities
Winery and brewery, tasting room, special events, and both outdoor and indoor wedding facilities, including 2,500 square foot banquet hall with 1,500 sqare foot deck overlooking the vineyard and American River canyon

PineOMine Ranch

County
El Dorado
Activities
Offering Pick Your Own berries and fruit, Hayride in the orchard and berries, activities for children

Products
Berries and Fruit, Arts and Crafts

Sun Mountain Farm & Vineyard

County
El Dorado
Activities
Experience the tranquil, scenic and rural setting of an apple farm while you choose to pick among 6 varieties of apples in the orchard.  Blueberries are also available in June.  You may pause awhile and picnic under the tent while you enjoy the view.

Products
6 varieties of apples and 4 varieties of blueberries

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.

Hacienda Orchards

County
El Dorado
Activities
Wholesale and choose and cut Christmas trees.

Products
Douglas Fir, Noble Fir, White Fir

Gwinllan Estate Winery

County
El Dorado
Activities
Wine tasting, vineyard tours, Paella sunset dinners, Rib cook off evening.

Products
Estate Wines : California Champage, Riesling, Grenache Rose, Chardonnay, Muscat, Zinfandel, Rhone Blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Malbec

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

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.

Aspen Acres

County
Fresno
Activities
Narrated morning  tours of fainting and pygmy goats, miniature horses, guinea fowl, llamas, and Great Pyrenees dogs.  Animals are friendly and almost all like to be petted. Goats are for sale. Reservations are required.  e-mail: lillian.pauls@gmail.com website: aspenacresca.com    Telephone: 559-291-3099.

Chateau Fresno Organics

County
Fresno
Activities
Creamery, milking sheep, making cheese

Products
Cheese,soap and herbs

The Apple Place

County
Fresno
Products
Apples and Cider, pears

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

Country Pumpkins

County
Glenn
Activities
U-pick pumpkins, gourds, other fall decorations, and a 10 acre corn maze run by the local 4-H clubs.

Products
U-pick pumpkins, gourds, other decorative items, local honey and produce, petting zoo, hay pyramid, 10 acre corn maze.

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.

Adorable Alpacas

County
Kern
Activities
Raising alpacas for their wonderful fiber. Come tour the ranch and learn about these gentle animals. See spinning demonstrations and our gift shop featuring alpaca clothing

Products
Fun weekend tours. Come see the baby alpacas (cria) arriving between May and October. They will charm you with their gentle ways.

Murray Family Farms

County
Kern
Activities
Family owned and operated Bakersfield area farm specializing in cherries, berries, peaches, plums, nectarines and much more.

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.

J & K Farley Farms

County
Kings
Products
Apricots, Plums, Peaches, Tomatoes, and more! All U-Pick is only 65 cents per pound! FREE Petting Zoo and Picnic Area.

Lake County Farmers' Finest

County
Lake
Activities
Live Music, Seasonal Farmers' Markets, Wine Tasting

Products
Seasonal farmers' markets, Live music

Guenoc & Langtry Estate Vineyards & Winery

County
Lake
Products
Tasting Room

Six Sigma Ranch

County
Lake
Activities
We are located 2.5 hours north of San Francisco in beautiful Lake County.  Come taste our wines while relaxing under majestic oak trees at our historic tasting room. Feeling adventuresome?  Schedule a special ranch/vineyard tour in our all-terrain Pinzgauer vehicle, take a hike, bird watch, or simply enjoy a picnic under the oaks.

Products
We sell wine, beef, pork and lamb.

Kaz Winery

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

Products
Bottles of wine from local vineyards.

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.

Pierce Farm Center

County
Los Angeles
Activities
6 acre activity center including an animal farm, pizza farm, rides and agricultural activities.

Products
Fresh produce, field trips, birthday parties, farm tours.

Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch

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.

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

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.

True Grass Farms

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

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

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.

Lovepatch Farms

County
Marin
Activities
A Miniature Horse Farm which provides "hands-on" tours, educational presentations & classes for all ages & abilities interested in learning more about the Miniature Horse. Miniature stallions, mares & babies are available for viewing. Families, school groups, seniors, and organizations serving developmentally disabled clients welcome!

Products
Miniature Horses and Handcrafted items available for sale.

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

Petit Teton Farm

County
Mendocino
Activities
Farm and Aquaponic system tours

Products
Farm produced canned goods and fresh fruits/vegetables

Nelson Family Vineyards & Winery

County
Mendocino
Activities
Farm stand, wine tasting room, wedding and event facilities, concerts in our Redwood Tree Grove.

Products
Wine tasting and sales, Pears, olives, Christmas trees.Tours of the ranch or winery can be arranged by calling the winery from 10am to 5pm. Picnic area open year round. Three venues available for weddings, retreats, family reunions, etc.

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.

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

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.

Pageo Lavender Farm

County
Merced
Activities
Hidden among a grove of redwoods and surrounded by a sweet aroma, Pageo Lavender Farm is a unique place of enchantment. Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, our farm rests on five acres of beautifully restored farmland. We grow and harvest over an acre of lavender by hand every season and distill the pure essential oils for use in our quality lavender products.

Products
Come to Pageo to wander through the lavender fields, take a tour of the farm, or enjoy lunch under the redwoods. Our gift shop is full of handmade lavender products, decorative pieces for your home and garden and fresh lavender plants ready to take home.

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.

Hidden Hills Ranch

County
Monterey
Activities
During the summer our camps for kids 3-17 are in full swing. We offer horseback riding camps, outdoor adventures, animal care, and gardening as part of our summer programs. The fall brings outdoor preschool, field trips, pumpkin patch, and campfire nights.

Products
Seasonal products are occasionally available on-site. Products include lavender wands, honey, organic u-cut flowers, eggs, alpaca and sheep fleece.

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.

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.

Auburn Vacation Farm

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

Alpacas All Around

County
Placer
Activities
Farm Tours, Alpaca Walk About
Shop in our alpaca boutique

Products
Alpaca rugs, gloves, scarves, apparel for children and adults, yarn

PaZa Estate Winery

County
Placer
Activities
We planted the vines in 2005, and now manage everything about the vineyard from pruning to harvest, make the wine, and take care of all associated activities right there on the property. We are open for regular wine tasting and sales every weekend from 12 to 5. Also, for a small fee - we offer private tours and tasting by appointment. In addition, we host private parties and smaller events.

Products
Varietals grown and available for tasting and purchase include Albarino, Primitivo, Barbera, and Petite Sirah.

Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch

County
Plumas
Activities
Horseback riding, fishing

The Ranch House

County
Riverside
Activities
 

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

Products
 

Organic Breakfast
Orchard Tours
Ranch Tours
Organic Lunches

Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District

County
Riverside
Activities
tours of sustainable agriculture

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.

The Pumpkin Farm

County
Sacramento
Activities
Harvest and Halloween Fun for the Whole Family. School and youth tours, antique farm equipment

Go-Kart Train Ride, Haunted Barn, Farm Zoo, Hay Rides, Pony Rides, Tower Slides, 8 Car Train, Jump Castle, Corn Maze

And Pumpkins!

Davis Ranch L.L.C.

County
Sacramento
Activities
We are a working farm and produce stand located in Sloughhouse CA.  We are known for our famous Sloughhouse Sweet Corn, along with our seasonal festivals packed with activities and fun.  If you haven't had our famous corn, ask someone who has and they will tell you what you are missing.  We also have Choose and Cut Christmas Trees available starting the day after Thanksgiving and going until the week of Christmas.

Products
Fruits and Vegetables, Christmas trees, cafe, dried gourds, U-Pick

Fog Willow Farms

County
Sacramento
Activities
Nestled along the banks of the sleepy Cosumnes River lies a beautiful 9 acre farm. It is situated just a quick 20 minutes from downtown Sacramento, Folsom, and Lodi. It is only 10 minutes from the heart of Elk Grove. Here at Fog Willow Farms, you and your family/friends can experience all of the fun and excitement of the old farm in the country.

Products
Farm stand, meals, ag-related gifts/crafts, farm animals

Bar SZ Ranch

County
San Benito County
Activities
The Bar SZ Ranch is a genuine working family ranch.  A few days here will immerse you in a lifestyle that we love to share with others.  Enjoy horseback riding, roping, morning and evening animals feedings, hayrides, skeet and trap shooting, archery, creek walking, hiking, BBQs, and campfires.

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

Principe di Tricase Winery

County
San Diego
Activities
Natural sulphate free wine tasting, Live unplugged music, Picnic area and patio, all natural balsamic vinegar tasting, choose and cut your Christmas Tree during Christmas Season.

Products
Natural wine (tastings, glasses, bottles), all natural balsamic vinegar (tastings, bottles), choose and cut your Christmas tree

Lenora Winery

County
San Diego
Activities
Self-guided vineyard tours, educational Q&A about vineyard practices, educational Q&A about wine making and wine tasting.

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

The Farm Stand

County
San Diego
Activities
Farm stand, U-Pick fruit, pumpkin patch

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.

Suzie's Farm

County
San Diego
Activities
Suzie’s Farm is located on 130 beautiful acres near the Tijuana Estuary, 13 miles south of downtown San Diego. Founded by Robin Taylor and Lucila De Alejandro in 2009, we are a USDA-certified organic farm that grows over 100 different types of crops per year. We host private tours and events year-round, and offer public opportunities to visit the farm on the second Saturday of every month and during our family-friendly events. Suzie’s Farm products are found in many area Farmers’ Markets, grocery stores and restaurants, and through its Good Farm Box, Farm Raiser and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.

 

Products
Products: growing over 100 varieties of seasonal vegetables, fruit, edible flowers and herbs, pastured eggs, sprouts, micro greens, wheatgrass, dried teas and herbs, mushrooms, and merchandise (t-shirts, hats, stickers, etc).

Offerings: Interactive and educational tours for all ages, both open to the public and for private groups. Pick your own produce, plant your own seeds and taste things along the way! We love private events as well.

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

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"

Kenny's Strawberry Farm

County
San Diego
Activities
Kenny's Strawberry Farm offers tours and special events as well as a year round produce stand and seasonal U-Pick opportunities.

Products
U-Pick Strawberries, hydroponic vegetables, watermelons, pumpkins and more!

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.

SLO Creek Farms

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

Products
U-Pick Apples, Pumpkins, Flowers and Vegetables

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.

Jack Creek Farms

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
We are a 5th Generation Family Farm. We direct sell what we grow through our roadside stand. We offer u-pick in season and have farm animals on site as well as a picnic area. Additionally we have many fun things for kids to see and do including a hay stack and hay maze in the fall.

Products
Summer: Honey, u-pick olallieberries, heirloom tomatoes, lavender, herbs, peaches and plums.

Fall: Honey, wheat berries, whole wheat flour, apples, u-pick pumpkin patch, jack-o-lanterns, winter squash and dried and decorative gourds.

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

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,

Templeton Valley Farms

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Farm tours, "you pick" all produce on site, picnic area, honey bees on site, educational opportunity to learn about fruit tree pruning, honey extraction, berry planting, vegetable seed planting, tractor work, composting, harvesting, flower bouquet gathering, and straw bale structure on site.

Products
Fresh vegetables, fruit, honey, flowers, and eggs

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.

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

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

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.

Patchen California - Rancho

County
Santa Cruz
Activities
Choose & Cut Christmas tree farm with picnic tables, giant pond, walking trails, gift shop and more

Products
Douglas Fir, Monterey Pine, Redwood, Noble Fir, Silvertips, others

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

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.

Menagerie Hill Ranch

County
Solano
Activities
We operate an Alpaca Ranch and Family Farm. Our activities include raising alpacas, producing eggs, and growing fruits, nuts & vegetables. We offer tours to individuals and small groups, including home schooled youth. Services available include: agisting & boarding, breeding, ranch consulting, ranch tours, start-up training and more.

Products
Our products include alpaca fiber (and alpaca fiber products such as yarn, socks, other garments and novelties); and farm fresh eggs, fruits and vegetables in season.

Erickson Ranch Produce Stand and Dahlia Garden

County
Solano
Activities
Erickson Ranch is a 3rd generation family owned Farm Stand. Our fruit stand is filled with fruit and vegetables that we grow.  Jams and jellies as well as dried apricots and peaches are made from the fruit we grow.
We invite our visitors to fill their baskets with u-pick vegetables and flowers as they stroll through our gardens.

Products
Stone Fruit throughout the season, apples, pears, tomatoes, peppers, corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, beets, carrots, herbs,pumpkins, jams and jellies.

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.

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

Bohemian Creamery Inc

County
Sonoma
Activities
tours, tasting, storefront

Products
goat sheep, cow ,water buffalo cheeses, whey sodas, soap,goat froyo, whey popsicles bread goat milk caramels

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

Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery

County
Sonoma
Activities
Wine tasting, vineyard tours with prior arrangement, wine events

Products
Wine

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.

Petaluma Pumpkin Patch & A'Mazing Corn Maze

County
Sonoma
Activities
The Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Amazing Corn Maze has over 5 acres of pumpkins, with all produce locally and sustainably grown by 4th generation Petaluma Farmer Jim Groverman, since 1993.  Wander our fields to find your perfect Halloween pumpkin or choose from specialty pumpkins that are on display.  Don't forget to visit the farm animals, climb straw mountain, enjoy the corn kernel "sand" box", or get lost in the 4 acre Corn Maze!  Free parking & Free General Admission.  We also offer corporate "team building" events/theme weddings/Birthday parties/and school field trips.  Have a Safe & Happy Halloween~ The Groverman Family.

Products
We have over 50 varieties of pumpkins, squash, and gourds.  Enjoy the day with pony rides, ice cream, food, face-painting, balloon making- watch our Facebook page for ever changing events!  Get lost in the Corn Maze (find the 2nd story look-out towers) or on Friday and Saturday nights TRY THE NIGHT MAZE!!!

Redwood Hill Farm ~ Capracopia

County
Sonoma
Activities
Farm Tours, workshops

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

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

VanderHelm Farms

County
Stanislaus
Activities
Blueberry u-pick farm

Products
Blueberries and honey.

 

To get notifications about crops, see us at farmermaps.com

Coffee Creek Ranch

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

Naylor's Organic Family Farmstay

County
Tulare
Activities
We have two rooms available for guests in our home as well as a separate space for families or small groups. The guests who stay in the house are served breakfast by Mike and Nori. Each guest room has a private entrance, private bath and one queen-sized bed. Inflatable mattresses are provided for children or extra adults.
Pets are allowed in the Country Comfort Room and outside only. No smoking in the house, please. The Romantic Garden Room features a large jacuzzi tub and view of the orchards.

U-Pick organic peaches and nectarines Wed - Sat, May - September

Products
All farm stay guests receive 5 lbs. of freshly-picked organic fruit in season (May - September). A farm tour is also offered. Guests may pick and purchase fruit to take with them when they leave.

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

Yosemite Cellars

County
Tuolumne
Activities
We offer tours of our vineyard and an opportunity to taste wines made from our estate grown grapes.

Products
Wines made from our Syrah & Tannat, Grenache Rose, Firefall (red blend), and Rim Fire Red

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.

Matchbook Wine Company

County
Yolo
Activities
Matchbook Wine Company is a family-owned winery tucked away in Northern California's gently rolling Dunnigan Hills. Located just 30 minutes north of Sacramento and Davis, Matchbook is a local Yolo County destination for wine lovers looking to discover quality estate-grown varietals.

Our 2,160 square-foot tasting room includes an open-space meeting area, a private meeting room, a wine bar constructed with repurposed wood from a local barn, and a 400 square-foot patio overlooking Matchbook's estate vineyards and the coastal mountain range spanning the western horizon. Surrounded by over 1,200 acres of scenic vineyards, Matchbook Wine Company's tasting room is a fantastic setting for intimate meetings, ceremonies, and get-togethers.

Our rolling hills are planted with the usual varieties – chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, petite sirah – and some that are little bit of a surprise – tempranillo, graciano, tannat and verdejo.

Products
Matchbook Wine Company offers rotating wines monthly in its tasting room with a broader selection of wines available for purchase on its website and in select retailers. The wines available for purchase from Matchbook Wine Company thrive out in the warm Dunnigan Hills climate, as well as 100% extra virgin olive oil from the groves on our property.

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!

Heidrick Ag History Center

County
Yolo
Products
 

Antique trucks and tractors, gift shop, event center.

Loving Nature Farm Inc.

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

Rumsey House B&B and Farm

County
Yolo
Activities
I grow or gather many of the foods used in my country breakfasts. My B&B is relaxing, with the main sounds being birdsong and frogs. Large valley oaks, stone pines, California Black Walnuts, English Walnuts and fruit trees are nurtured with my own compost. A large wrap-around porch and fountains make for a peaceful getaway.

Products
Walnuts, pecans, wild pine nuts, and products created from them.

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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