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Name and County Listing by Outdoor Recreation : nature walks

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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).

Sorensen's and Hope Valley Resorts

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

Casa de la Pradera

County
Amador
Activities
Products
U-Pick operation, Game Preserve, Farm stay: Two upstairs bedrooms with shared bath welcome guests. Full breakfast is served using local, fresh, organic ingredients, and afternoon tea is offered. Farmstay guests may participate in gardening work, etc.

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...

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.

Karen Muellers Christmas Farm

County
Butte
Activities
Products

Hand Sheared Douglas Fir Christmas Trees

Willow Creek Ranch

County
Calaveras
Activities

Farm Stay, 600 sq ft cabin 3 bedrooms sleeps 8. Seasonal activities include seasonal farm chores. Seasonal chores include gardening, milking cow when "fresh", gathering eggs, feeding farm animals. Above ground pool and trampoline for warm sunny weather. Demo/help make mozarella cheese, butter and seasonal items. Help as much or as little as you like. Watch our video on "America's Heartland"

Products

Jams, embroidery, (as available) butter, eggs, mozzarella cheese and other. Cabin sleeps 8 - can add family style breakfast or dinner.

Sienna Ranch

County
Contra Costa
Activities

We offer school year and summer programming to participants ages 4-14.

Products

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

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.

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

Lima Sierra Ranch

County
El Dorado
Activities

Farm stays - Furnished studio available for overnight stays with horse stabling available, if needed.

Products

Grass fed beef, apples during harvest season.

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.

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.

Apple Hill Growers, Inc

County
El Dorado
Activities
Products

Various activities - 55 ranches involved, some apple ranches, 4 wineries, 1 micro-brewing operation. Fruit, baked goods, wine tasting, Christmas trees.

Charles B Mitchell Vineyards

County
El Dorado
Activities
Products

Wine

Indian Rock Tree Farm

County
El Dorado
Activities

Wholesale and choose and cut Christmas trees. Tour the haunted mine or the artifact museum. 

Products

Fly fishing, January through September.

Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

County
El Dorado
Activities
Products

Iris nursery, with over 4000 cultivars, the majority being tall bearded irises.  Bluebird Haven is a member of the Historic Iris Preservation Society and most of the stock is considered historic (at least 30 years old). Website purchases can be made between January 1 through August 15, with shipping in July and August. 

Grandpa's Cellar

County
El Dorado
Activities
Products

Apples, country store, bake shop, recipes. Tours by appointment

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

Hillcrest Tree Farm

County
Fresno
Activities
Products

Pumpkins, Christmas trees. Live steam train rides

The Apple Place

County
Fresno
Activities
Products

Apples and Cider, pears

Wonder Valley Ranch Resort & Conference Center

County
Fresno
Activities
Products

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

A Little House on the Fish Farm

County
Fresno
Activities

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

Products

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

Plants by Mel

County
Glenn
Activities

Honor-basis farm stand, simple living with nutritional health cooking classes, gardening

Products

 Fresh vegetables September thru May, fruit May thru November, baked goods

Elk Creek Buckarettes

County
Glenn
Activities

Treat yourself to this unique outdoor experience, featuring rides on a private working 5000 acre cattle ranch, excellent catered cowgirl cuisine, charming accommodations, and the camaraderie of Women of the West. If you have been busy mending fences, the holes in your baby's britches or battles in the boardroom, it is time to load up your horse and come ride with us!

Products

All-women ranch ride vacation, retail products, wildflower rides, clinics.

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
Activities
Products

Garlic braids, fruit trees bare root, dried flower wreaths

China Ranch Dates

County
Inyo
Activities
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

Red's Meadow Resort & Pack Station

County
Inyo
Activities
Products

Back Country Pack Trips, Horse & Mule

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
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.

ReRide Ranch

County
Los Angeles
Activities

Western Dinner Shows, farm tours

Products

Natural raised pork

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.

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
Activities
Products

Garden/Nursery tours, lecture/presentations and school tours

The Homestead

County
Madera
Activities
Products
B & B cottages. Horse layover.

Marin Agricultural Land Trust

County
Marin
Activities
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.

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

Toluma Farms: Home of the Cow Girl Creamery

County
Marin
Activities

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

Products

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

 

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

Products

Butterfly Creek Winery & Vineyards

County
Mariposa
Activities
Products
Winery tours and Tasting

Restful Nest B & B

County
Mariposa
Activities
Products

B & B, 3 rooms, meals

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.

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.

Products

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.

Products

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.

Hilmar Cheese Company Visitor Center

County
Merced
Activities
Products

Tour, taste, shop & eat. Guided tours of the visitor center wekends at 10 am and 11 am. School field trips and bus tours, complimentary samples, gourmet deli and cheese and gift shopping. Park with walk through waterfall and picnic area.

Burroughs Family Farms

County
Merced
Activities

tours, 5k fun run//walk

Products

flavored almonds, olive oil, eggs, milk, cheese and whole chickens

Locavore Farms at Rancho LoveJoyPeace

County
Modoc
Activities

Our small campground is the star of the show this year - please look for us on Hipcamp.  Please let us know your interests when you reserve, and we will try to set you up with a local guide or authority!

Products

We have some herbs and baked goods most of the time. Everything else is season-dependent.

McGee Creek Pack Station

County
Mono
Activities
Products
Camping, fishing, Pack Trips

Virginia Lakes Pack Outfit LLC

County
Mono
Activities
Products

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

Galante Vineyards

County
Monterey
Activities
Products

Wine and gifts. Corporate event site, wedding site. 700 acre cattle ranch, vineyards and winery.

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

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

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.

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.

Rustridge Ranch & Winery

County
Napa
Activities
Products
Horse breeding and training. Bed & Breakfast, vineyard.

Harms Vineyard and Lavender Fields

County
Napa
Activities
Products

Certified organic lavender. Biodynamic demonstration.

Pilz Produce at Hillcrest

County
Placer
Activities
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.

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

Long Dream Farm

County
Placer
Activities

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

Products

eggs, cheese

Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch

County
Plumas
Activities

Horseback riding, fishing

Products

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

Temecula Topless Tours

County
Riverside
Activities

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

Products

Tours

Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District

County
Riverside
Activities

tours of sustainable agriculture

Products

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.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

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

Macala Orchards

County
Riverside
Activities

We provide tours by appointment only. We also have campsites (tent camping) available for booking through HipCamp. We also have 6-8 events/pop-up markets out of our orchards per year.

Products

Olive oil, pomegranate juice, pomegranate jelly, guava jam, fig jam (when in season), grape jelly (when in season), teas and dried herbs, fresh herbs, pomegranates (when in season).

R&G Ranch Stay and Oils of Paicines

County
San Benito
Activities

We have a Farm Stay business, R&G Ranch Stay where guests can stay in a guest cottage, visit our Farm Stand, hike our property, learn about our organic olive farm and the production of olive oil (from tree to table). We also have a variety of farm animals and native plants.

Products

We have a Farm Stand on site open to the public where we sell our organic olive oil & olive leaf tea, gourmet mustards, White Peacock Bath & Body products, saddle oil, llama fiber and other items.

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.

Products

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.

Products

Rileys at Los Rios Rancho

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

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

Myrtle Creek Nursery

County
San Diego
Activities

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

Products

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

Camp Stevens

County
San Diego
Activities

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

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

Products

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

Seabreeze Organic Farm

County
San Diego
Activities

We schedule tours, special events and classes.

Products

Site destination for tours, special events and classes.

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.

Kool Ranch

County
San Diego
Activities

Catered events possible for up to 150 guests.  We are event consultants, and have the expertise to stage events at our ranch.

Products

Pomegranates and persimmons, in season.

Hey Babe Ranch

County
San Diego
Activities

Private events, weddings, tours of the cactus gardens. By appointment only.

Products

Cactus Fruit Jam

World Expeditions

County
San Francisco
Activities
Products

Adventure and travel. Local Inns and Guest Houses.

Countryside Farms

County
San Joaquin
Activities
Products
Sharing farm experience with children, u-pick field trips, family days, birthday parties, reunions

Acquiesce Winery & Vineyards

County
San Joaquin
Activities

Wine tasting with food pairings, picnic in the vineyard, walk the vineyard and try grapes right off the vine

Products

We offer white Rhone style wines made from estate grapes.

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.

Products

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,

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

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
Activities
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.

Dunning Vineyards and Winery

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products
Wine and soaps. Country Inn: two private guest suites on the vineyard/ one with full kitchen. Private tour with winemaker.

Kuhnle Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products

Horse events, branding, team roping, old Blacksmith Shop and old farm equipment

Chanticleer Vineyard Bed & Breakfast

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products
Bed & Breakfast

Cotton Tail Creek Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products

Farm animals, pottery, sculpture

Avila Valley Barn

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products

Vegetables, pumpkin patch, hay rides, picnic area

Carriage Vineyards

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

Bear Creek Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products

Farm/ranch vacation

The WineYard at Steinbeck Vineyards

County
San Luis Obispo
Activities
Products

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

FlipJack Ranch

County
Santa Cruz
Activities

Farm to table bed and breakfast providing deluxe accommodations on a real working ranch. Cuisine features ranch raised meats and produce from our organic garden as well as seasonally foraged ingredients.

Products

FlipJack Farm Store offers blue ribbon winning preserves, jams and pickles. Our ranch raised rabbit, chicken, pork and turkeys are available for sale through our CSA.

Providence Riverland Park and Farm

County
Shasta
Activities

Demonstration and educational farm. Guided tours begin in June 2016

Products

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.

Wild Horse Sanctuary

County
Shasta
Activities
Products
Overnight treks on horseback to view wild horses

Marble Mountain Ranch

County
Siskiyou
Activities
Products
Organic herbs, lavender, home baked lodge meals, Guide school, Fly Fishing school, rafting, mountain biking, pack trips, Fly Fishing Lodge

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

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

Farm on Putah Creek

County
Solano
Activities
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.

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.

Rush Ranch

County
Solano
Activities
Products

Small meeting room

Buzzards Roost Ranch

County
Solano
Activities
Products

Spring/apricots -- fall/walnuts

Beltane Ranch

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

Chanslor Guest Ranch & Stables

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

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

Sonoma Horticultural Nursery

County
Sonoma
Activities
Products

Ornamental plants and trees. Specialty: Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Gabriel Farm

County
Sonoma
Activities
Products
Certified Organic: Asian Pears, apples. Persimmons, 2 types of jam, juice, lavender and Asian Pear Brandy

Viansa Winery

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

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

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.

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.

Fantozzi Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

County
Stanislaus
Activities
Products

Pumpkin Patch, educational farming displays, film highlighting the making of the corn maze and the life cycle of plants, corn mazes with over5 miles of paths. Smaller haunted maze in October. Also hayrides, hay bale labyrinth, pig races, pedal tractors

Farm Sanctuary California Shelter

County
Tehama
Activities
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
Activities
Products

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

Coffee Creek Ranch

County
Trinity
Activities
Products

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

Wicky-Up Ranch Bed & Breakfast

County
Tulare
Activities
Products
Bed & Breakfast, orangewood carvings

Heritage Complex

County
Tulare
Activities
Products

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

Bee Green Farm

County
Tulare
Activities
Products

Seasonal u-pick operation. Seasonal meals. Dried herbs, wreaths. Sleeping accomodations available. Certified organic.

River Ridge Ranch

County
Tulare
Activities

Tours and overnight lodging.

Products

Golden Trout Wilderness Packtrains

County
Tulare
Activities
Products

Cabins, meals, day rides, nature

Naylor's Organic Family Farm Stay

County
Tulare
Activities

Farm Stay, Farm tours, U-pick

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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

Gianelli Vineyards & Winery

County
Tuolumne
Activities
Products

Vineyard and winery. 18 different vines and wines, including Noble Italian wines. Tastings with cheese and the rest. Vineyard and winery tours. Walk through the vineyards and trees, overlooks Sonora and can see peaks of Yosemite.

Kennedy Meadows Resort & Pack Station

County
Tuolumne
Activities
Products

Cabins for rent. Pack trips into the Emigrant Wilderness, Yosemite & Carson-Iceberg Wilderness. Forest Service campgrounds close by.

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

Greenwood Daylily Gardens

County
Ventura
Activities
Products

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

Capay Organic & Farm Fresh To You

County
Yolo
Activities
Products
Fruit and Vegetable Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, Group tours by appointment the 2nd Saturday each month, March - December. All visits include guided farm walk & hands on activities such as harvest or art creation.

Loving Nature Farm Inc.

County
Yolo
Activities

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

Products

Audubon Bobcat Ranch

County
Yolo
Activities
Products

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

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.

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.

Three Palms Nursery

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

Cache Creek Conservancy

County
Yolo
Activities
Products
Restoration projects

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

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