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|Business Name||Meridian Jacobs|
|Address||7811 N. Meridian Road|
From the Bay Area: I-80 to Vacaville. Take 505 North; take Midway exit. Turn right (east) on Midway Rd. Go 1.5 miles and turn left (north) on Meridian Rd. That's the 2nd stop sign. Our place is about 2 miles north of Midway Rd. If you miss 505 you can continue on I-80 to Meridian Rd. Cross the freeway and continue north on N. Meridian Rd. until you get to 7811.|
From Sacramento: Take I-80 to Dixon. Take the last Dixon exit--Dixon Ave./West A exit. Don't take the first right, but turn right at the Yield Sign. That's Dixon Avenue and you will be driving toward the hills (west). Drive about 3 miles to Meridian Rd. Turn left. Meridian Jacobs is 2/10 mile from Dixon Ave.
|Hours||Shop: most Thursdays, during events, by appointment|
|Primary Ag Business||Other (please explain below)|
|Primary Ag Business--Other||Jacob sheep ranch. Also weaving, spinning, sheep handling classes|
|Farm or ranch acreage||10|
|Activities||Jacob sheep ranch. Shop on premises.|
Shop: Fiber, wool, meat (lamb), lambskins, other items made from Jacob sheep, woven textiles. Spinning and weaving supplies and tools.
Farm Club: Sheep CSA, members can receive a fleece, yarn, or meat.
Farm Club members get hands-on sheep handling experience.
Two Open Houses each year. Meet the Sheep in April, Shearing Day in November are open to the public.
Meet the Sheep: picturesque Jacob lambs to cuddle, demonstrations of fiber arts including spinning, dyeing, felting; vendors. Limited parking, carpooling encouraged.
|Direct Agricultural Sales||agriculture-related gifts/crafts|
|Educational Experience||classes or workshops, farm tours, participatory experience|
|Entertainment||festivals and fairs, special events|