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

Casa de la Pradera

County
Amador
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...

Karen Muellers Christmas Farm

County
Butte
Products
Hand Sheared Douglas Fir Christmas Trees

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.

Blue Sky Blueberries

County
Calaveras
Products
Fresh blueberries

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.

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

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.

Owens Acres- Lavender, Herbs and Tea

County
El Dorado
Activities
We offer herb garden tours by appointment only.  We have no public restrooms and are not handicap accessible.

Products
Products sold mostly online and in shops around town.  Fresh eggs are available if you call ahead, they are free range and $3 a dozen, mixed colors.

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.

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.

Apple Hill Growers, Inc

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

Conti Estate / Charles B Mitchell Vineyards

County
El Dorado
Products
Wine

Indian Rock Tree Farm

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

Products
Fly fishing, January through September.

Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

County
El Dorado
Products
Iris nursery

Grandpa's Cellar

County
El Dorado
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
Products
Pumpkins, Christmas trees. Live steam train rides

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

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

China Ranch Dates

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

Red's Meadow Resort & Pack Station

County
Inyo
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
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.

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.

ReRide Ranch

County
Los Angeles
Activities
Western Dinner Shows, farm tours

Products
Natural raised pork

South Coast Botanic Garden

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Hilmar Cheese Company Visitor Center

County
Merced
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.

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.

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

Galante Vineyards

County
Monterey
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.

Ag Venture Tours & Consulting

County
Monterey
Activities
Wine tasting tours visit the Monterey and Santa Cruz wine countries, agricultural tours feature the Salinas and Pajaro Valleys, sightseeing/local history tours (Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel or Big Sur), wine tasting and agricultural education lectures, gourmet cooking classes, beer tasting, chocolate tasting, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting, farmers market tours, local attractions, shopping, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, whale watching, kayaking, mountain biking, nature hikes

Products
Education tours of the Monterey Bay region and agricultural consulting.

Rocking 7 Ranch

County
Monterey
Activities
Visitors to come and get a first hand feel of raising animals and different variety of birds. Also, experience being in a rural setting and able to see many types of wildlife in the area.

Rustridge Ranch & Winery

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

Harms Vineyard and Lavender Fields

County
Napa
Products
Certified organic lavender. Biodynamic demonstration.

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

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.

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

The Ranch House

County
Riverside
Activities
 

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

Products
 

Organic Breakfast
Orchard Tours
Ranch Tours
Organic Lunches

123 Farm at Highland Springs Resort

County
Riverside
Activities
Farm and historical ranch tours available to groups of 10 or more with previous arrangements. Self guided, walking tours available also with check-in at main lobby. Farm Camp operates year-round for schools and the public during summer months.

Products
123 Farm makes many products with the certified organic lavender we grow. These products include: Lavender, Rosemary and Tea Tree Essential Oil, Lavender lotion, sleep mist and body oils. We also sell Garlic in early summer (sold out for 2014) as well as Olive Oil, from our own olives in the late fall and winter.

Temecula Topless Tours

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

Products
Tours

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.

Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District

County
Riverside
Activities
tours of sustainable agriculture

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.

Rileys at Los Rios Rancho

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

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.

Hidden Haven Farms

County
San Diego
Activities
 

Fieldtrips, youth farm camps, u pick it, education. Teach how to milk goats or cow.

Products
 

Farm fresh jersey cow milk or goat soap.
Duck and chicken eggs.
Red wine vinegar.

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.

Protea Farms of California

County
San Diego
Activities
We take clients to beautiful private gardens/botanical gardens and Nursery tours in San Diego Co. By reservations

Products
Clients have options of purchasing cut flowers and nursery plants from this tour

California Garden Tours

County
San Diego
Activities
We conduct garden & farms tours throughout San Diego County from Spring through Fall

Products
Cut flowers and plants, a horticultural experience for all

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!

Seabreeze Organic Farm

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

Products
Site destination for tours, special events and classes.

World Expeditions

County
San Francisco
Products
Adventure and travel. Local Inns and Guest Houses.

Countryside Farms

County
San Joaquin
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.

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,

SLO Creek Farms

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

Products
U-Pick Apples, Pumpkins, Flowers and Vegetables

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

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.

Carriage Vineyards

County
San Luis Obispo
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
Products
Farm/ranch vacation

Dunning Vineyards and Winery

County
San Luis Obispo
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
Products
Horse events, branding, team roping, old Blacksmith Shop and old farm equipment

Chanticleer Vineyard Bed & Breakfast

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Bed & Breakfast

Cotton Tail Creek Ranch

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Farm animals, pottery, sculpture

Avila Valley Barn

County
San Luis Obispo
Products
Vegetables, pumpkin patch, hay rides, picnic area

The WineYard at Steinbeck Vineyards

County
San Luis Obispo
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

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

Wild Horse Sanctuary

County
Shasta
Products
Overnight treks on horseback to view wild horses

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.

Marble Mountain Ranch

County
Siskiyou
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
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
Products
Small meeting room

Buzzards Roost Ranch

County
Solano
Products
Spring/apricots -- fall/walnuts

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

Gabriel Farm

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

Sonoma Horticultural Nursery

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

Viansa Winery

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

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.

Getaway Adventures

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

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.

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.

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
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
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.

Wicky-Up Ranch Bed & Breakfast

County
Tulare
Products
Bed & Breakfast, orangewood carvings

Heritage Complex

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

Golden Trout Wilderness Packtrains

County
Tulare
Products
Cabins, meals, day rides, nature

River Ridge Ranch

County
Tulare
Activities
Tours and overnight lodging.

Bee Green Farm

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

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

Gianelli Vineyards & Winery

County
Tuolumne
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.

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

Kennedy Meadows Resort & Pack Station

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

Greenwood Daylily Gardens

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

Capay Organic & Farm Fresh To You

County
Yolo
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.

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.

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.

Three Palms Nursery

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

Yolo County Historical Museum (Gibson House)

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

Products
Local history books, locally made crafts

Cache Creek Conservancy

County
Yolo
Products
Restoration projects

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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