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Name and County Listing by Outdoor Recreation : bird watching

Businesses sorted by county.

Sorensen's and Hope Valley Resorts

County
Alpine
Products
Watercolor workshops, history, Llama treks, Bird & Wildflower tours, etc.

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

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...

Calolea Extra Virgin Olive Oil

County
Butte
Activities
Olive oil tasting room in Bangor, CA. on our olive orchard.

Products
Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Citrus crushed olive oils, aged balsamic vinegars and olive oil body products.

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.

Orman Ranch & Stables

County
Del Norte
Activities
Seasonal Camping with & without horses. Travelers can enjoy seeing the animals that live here year round and learning where the food products actually come from.

Products
Eggs, meat, vegetables & apples.

Chateau Rodin Vineyards and Winery

County
El Dorado
Products
Upick fruits, peaches, apricots, cherries, apples, fresh garden vegetables. Retail and wholesale wine sales. Winery tours and tasting, explanation of wine making, grape growing, marketing, scenic 100 mile view. View wildlife and rejuvinate your spirit.

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

North Canyon Inn Bed and Breakfast

County
El Dorado
Activities
We are a licensed Bed & Breakfast located in the heart of Apple Hill.  We offer modern, clean, comfortable accommodations.  A gourmet breakfast is served each morning using local fruits and vegetables.  Local wine is served each evening.

Products
Bed & Breakfast.  Small groups can be accommodated.

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

Fleming Jones Homestead B&B

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

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

A Little House on the Fish Farm

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

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

The Apple Place

County
Fresno
Products
Apples and Cider, pears

Wonder Valley Ranch Resort & Conference Center

County
Fresno
Products
Resort. Full meal service for guests. Boating, tennis, volleyball, game pavillion, horseback trail rides and hayrides

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

Divide Ranch

County
Glenn
Activities
Can host trail rides, (bring your own horse only) for groups,horse clubs,FFA and 4H groups. Can host birdwatching groups, photography, artists....
Hiking and wildflower walks

Products
Grass Fed Beef by the cut or side

Sandy Bar Ranch

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

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.

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

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
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.

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.

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.

South Coast Botanic Garden

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

The Homestead

County
Madera
Products
B & B cottages. Horse layover.

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.

Danehill Agricultural Education Center

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

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

Gospel Flat Farm

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

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.

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

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

Windrush Farm

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

Conlan Ranches California

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
 

Buy a Cow Share; Wagyu (Kobe) Beef, Wagyu Angus cross, Pork, Poultry, Produce and Blueberries in Season

Butterfly Creek Winery & Vineyards

County
Mariposa
Products
Winery tours and Tasting

Restful Nest B & B

County
Mariposa
Products
B & B, 3 rooms, meals

J J's Produce

County
Mariposa
Products
Varied vegetables- heirloom, open-pollinated, chemical and pesticide free. Oganic breads and pastries.

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.

Yorkville Vineyards & Cellars

County
Mendocino
Products
Wine made from organic grapes. Tour our organic vineyards, certified by CCOF since 1986, among the first in the state. Picnic area under ancient oak trees. With no use of pesticides, a wide range of bird species frequent the area.

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.

Windy Hollow Farm

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

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

Romero Overlook Visitor's Center

County
Merced
Products
Visitor's center

McGee Creek Pack Station

County
Mono
Products
Camping, fishing, Pack Trips

Virginia Lakes Pack Outfit LLC

County
Mono
Products
Camping, fishing, horseback riding, nature walks, hunting, trail rides, horse pack team, guide/outfitter operation

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.

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.

Altamura Winery, Visitor Center, Ranch and Family Farm

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

Products
Wine and vineyard related items

Dawnridge Farm

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

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

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.

Long Dream Farm

County
Placer
Activities
Overnight Farm stay, dairy and farm tours by appointment,  cow to cheese tours by appointment

Products
eggs, cheese

Pilz Produce at Hillcrest

County
Placer
Products
Farm stand. Mandarins, winter squash, other citrus, persimmons, some kiwi and pomegranites for sale. Great views of the valley when the weather is good. Heritage Mandarin trees. Small, sef-guided tours sometimes available.

Sierra Valley Farms

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

Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch

County
Plumas
Activities
Horseback riding, fishing

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

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.

Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District

County
Riverside
Activities
tours of sustainable agriculture

Doughty Apiaries

County
Riverside
Activities
Front porch farm stand. Direct sales of our hive products. Taste samples of honey before you buy. We do not offer tours of our operation at this time. Please feel free to stop by and talk about honey and taste our varieties.

Products
HONEY, CUT COMB HONEY, BEE POLLEN, and WAX Our honey is in convenient squeeze containers from 12 oz to 5 pounds. 5 gallon buckets available at wholesale price. We have the following varieties of honey: Sage, Buckwheat, Orange and Wildflower. Our honey is strained not filtered. It will granulate as natural honey should. Raw honey available in wide mouth containers (2.9pounds)

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.

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.

Flip Flop Ranch

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

Serendipity Ranch Bed & Breakfast

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

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

Rileys at Los Rios Rancho

County
San Bernardino
Products
Apples, berries, pies, cookies, BBQ Tri-Tip with corn and beans

Seabreeze Organic Farm

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

Products
Site destination for tours, special events and classes.

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.

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.

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

Lodge Ranch Enterprises

County
San Diego
Activities
Tour, hike, bird watching by appointment only

Products
Organic Citrus, avocados, eggs

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"

Hatfield Creek Winery

County
San Diego
Activities
Winery, tasting room, tours, education

Products
Wine

Turtle Rock Ridge Winery

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

Products
Wine

Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture

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

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

Heritage Oak Winery

County
San Joaquin
Activities
Retail tasting room with a wide array of white and red wines. Customers are invited to take advantage of hiking trails along the Mokelumne River, birding, and opportunities for kayaking.

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

Covells Clydesdale Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Our Ranch is 1/2 endangered Monterey Pine Forest and 1/2 Meadows overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We have several herds of Clydesdale horses living like wild horses. It is a wildlife preserve as well. Tis is an exceptional tour like no other for the horse,wildlife, and nature lover.

Products
Clydesdale Ranch Related items

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,

Hollyhock Farms

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Observe fully functioning organic farm. Hands-on farm experience if desired. U-pick veggies, fruits and flowers. Farm stay accomodates 2 people in cottage and four people in Bungalow. Cottage guests receive full breakfast every morning.

Bear Creek Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Farm/ranch vacation

Alpacas at Crossroads Ranch

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

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

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

Carriage Vineyards

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

Cotton Tail Creek Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Farm animals, pottery, sculpture

SLO Creek Farms

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

Products
U-Pick Apples, Pumpkins, Flowers and Vegetables

Rinconada Dairy

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Farmstead cheesemaking dairy using the milk from East Friesian/Lacaune dairy sheep and Nubian goats. Pasteured chickens and whey fed pigs. Accomodations: a hacienda style room for two in house, plus an apartment in barn for four. Breakfast included.

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.

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

Patchen California

County
Santa Clara
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.

Garrod Farms

County
Santa Clara
Activities
Horsebacking riding, riding lessons, vaulting, horse boarding, wine tasting, wine tours, ecotours

Products
Horseback riding, horse boarding. Wine, wine tasting

UCSC Farm & Alan Chadwick Garden

County
Santa Cruz
Products
Fresh produce & flowers. Mid June - late Oct. Tue & Fri, 12 - 6 pm (farm stand hours).

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

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.

Providence Riverland Park and Farm

County
Shasta
Activities
Demonstration and educational farm. Guided tours begin in June 2016

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

Center for Land-Based Learning

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Farm on Putah Creek

County
Solano
Products
Vegetables, fruit, nuts. Agriculture-related gifts/crafts. Restored wildlife habitat areas. Hands-on activities include farm to table cooking experiences, Birding workshops, demonstrations of conservation practices in agriculture.

Feenagh Farms

County
Solano
Activities
Nestled in the prime agricultural area known as the Dixon Ridge, our family owned farm prides itself on producing excellent quality grassfed lamb, as well as a wide variety of fruits and heirloom vegetables. Following our belief that agriculture can co-exist with nature, our farm includes a wetlands restoration pond and native wildlife habitat. It is not uncommon to spot great horned owls, foxes, coyotes, great blue herons and the endangered loggerheaded shrike in our fields.

Products
Locally raised grassfed lamb, raspberries, blackberries, figs, apricots, peaches and heirloom vegetables.

Viansa Winery

County
Sonoma
Products
Winetasting, winery tour, restaurant: Cucina Viansa, guest cottage

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

Getaway Adventures

County
Sonoma
Products
Organic, all local produce meals, river tours, biking, hiking, kayaking

Beltane Ranch

County
Sonoma
Products
Homegrown olive oil, guest ranch. Bed and Breakfast.

Chanslor Guest Ranch & Stables

County
Sonoma
Products
Horseback riding, guest ranch. Electric car and interpretive tours.

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

Salmon Creek Ranch

County
Sonoma
Activities
We are currently working on developing our agritourism operation.  We have four hundred acres of certified organic pasture with free-range animals and animal products, which we sell on and off the farm.

Products
We sell organically raised, grass-fed, free-range beef, goat, and duck, as well as organic free-range duck eggs.  We would like to be able to host events and weddings.  Contact us if you would like to have your event here.

Farm Sanctuary California Shelter

County
Tehama
Products
300 acre farm animal sanctuary. Visitor center. Guided tours on Saturdays; group tours for 10 or more people by appointment. Cozy Country Cabin available for families May 1st through October 31. Pets allowed. Reservations required. Close to Black Butte.

Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity

County
Trinity
Products
Childrens summer camp. Indoor accomodations for up to 25, outdoor for up to 160

Coffee Creek Ranch

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

Golden Trout Wilderness Packtrains

County
Tulare
Products
Cabins, meals, day rides, nature

River Ridge Ranch

County
Tulare
Activities
Tours and overnight lodging.

Wicky-Up Ranch Bed & Breakfast

County
Tulare
Products
Bed & Breakfast, orangewood carvings

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.

Horn Mountain Ranch

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

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

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

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

Aspen Meadow Pack Station Inc

County
Tuolumne
Products
Camping, fishing, horseback riding, guide/outfitter operation

Casitas Canyon Ranch

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

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

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

Products
Avocados and miscellaneous fruit

Audubon Bobcat Ranch

County
Yolo
Products
Restoration projects compatible with ranching operations. We ask for a donation rather than a fee from all visitors to the ranch.

Capay Valley Bed & Breakfast

County
Yolo
Products
Bed & Breakfast, weddings

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

Jacob Mini Farm

County
Yolo
Activities
You-cut Christmas tree farm open Dec 1-23.

Products
Christmas Trees, cut green boughs, walnuts and  u-pick pecans
A small barn with animals open for viewing.

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!

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.

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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