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Wildwood Farm

Wildwood Farm

Wildwood Farm is spread out over 9 rural acres on the site that was once the Wildwood train stop. Family owned and operated since 1975, the property includes both a specialty nursery and unique garden gallery. Highlights of the nursery are 270 different Asian maples and 40 varieties of dogwood as well as an `edible’ section with berries, fruit trees, and organic vegetables. Habitat plants are also available. Garden gallery: Original sculptures by new and emerging artists are on display…

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Walnut Agriculture

Walnut Agriculture

Lake County has always been a predominantly agricultural county, shifting from generalized farming to large Bartlett Pear orchards, Walnut orchards, and some livestock. Now, almost everything has been converted to the harvest of wine grapes, with just a few walnut and pear orchards left. Visitors can experience and learn about the process and influence of walnut agriculture at several locations throughout Lake County: Alex M. Suchan Nursery- Paradox hybrid walnut seedlings available. Educational information: everything you need to know about…

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West Marin Food & Farm Tours

West Marin Food & Farm Tours

Experience Point Reyes in a whole new way with a gourmet guided tour of West Marin’s culinary hotspots. Exclusive behind-the-scenes tastings allow you to sample the best wines, cheeses, breads, pastries, produce, grass-fed meats, and oysters in the area. Discover what makes West Marin so unique – the food, the people, the scenery, and the fascinating natural and cultural history. Visits include the Cowgirl Creamery, Brickmaiden Breads, Bovine Bakery, Marin Sun Farms, Table Top Farm, Point Reyes Vineyards, and Hog…

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Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery is a small, family-owned, organic creamery that produces milk, ice cream, yogurt, and butter with milk sourced from their own dairy and from two other local, family dairies. Read more about their history and the founders of the dairy, Bill and Ellen Straus on their website. Learn about their unique location on the beautiful shores of Tomales Bay. Activities at this Site Bill Straus began farming in 1941 with just 23 cows here on the beautiful shores…

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Rossotti Ranch

Rossotti Ranch

Rossotti Ranch is a family owned and operated ranch specializing in all natural grass fed meat goats. They produce some of the finest goat meat available in the San Francisco Bay Area — in the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Sonoma County, about an hour north of San Francisco, and just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean. The Rossotti’s devotion and commitment to producing healthy food for their local community began well over 100 years ago in the mountains…

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Redwood Hill Farm

Redwood Hill Farm

Redwood Hill Farm is an award-winning, Humane Certified grade A goat dairy farm and creamery located in Sonoma County, California. Family owned and operated for over 40 years, they are committed to making the best-tasting and least processed goat milk, goat milk cheese, yogurt and kefir available. Activities at this Site In national and international competitions, Cheesemaker Jennifer Bice’s unique, delicious cheeses have consistently been honored with gold medals and first place awards. A staple for chefs and on the…

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Mostly Natives Nursery

Mostly Natives Nursery

Mostly Natives Nursery is a small retail nursery located in the northwest corner of Marin County, in the city of Tomales. Although less than one-acre in size, it is packed with a wide variety of native and non-native perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees. Plants are available in small pots and one gallons. A few trees and shrubs are available in larger containers. They grow their own stock, so some plants are in limited supply. Activities at this Site Retail sales,…

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Marin Sun Farms

Marin Sun Farms

Marin Sun Farms is the extension of the Evans family farm, nestled in the rolling grasslands of the Point Reyes National Seashore in Northern California. Dave Evans is focused and committed to producing local, pasture based food for the Bay Area community with the aspiration of building a sustainable food model. They raise 100% grass-fed beef, lamb, goat, pasture raised chickens, pork and simply the best eggs you’ve ever had. They strive to align production with the natural principles that…

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McEvoy Ranch

McEvoy Ranch

McEvoy Ranch sits on 550 acres in the rolling hills west of Petaluma in Northern California. Once a dairy farm, it has now been reincarnated as an organic olive tree orchard. The ranch is also a country home for Nan McEvoy and a place where she can spend time with her grandchildren. In 1991, when Nan McEvoy decided to plant an olive orchard in the rolling hills of Petaluma, she started with only 3,000 young saplings imported from the Italian…

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Hog Island Oyster Company

Hog Island Oyster Company

“From their first tiny harvest in 1984 to the 3 million oysters they raise annually today, Hog Island Oyster Company has become one of the most celebrated oyster producers in North America” — Martha Stewart, October 2007 Hog Island Oyster Farm is a working farm where visitors can experience sustainable aquaculture in action and purchase live, fresh oysters direct from the source. At Hog Island, they pride themselves on selling the freshest, best tasting live oysters and shellfish directly to…

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