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suziegruber
By suziegruber on Wed, Sep 24, 2014 - 4:10pm

Weekend Along The Farm Trails - Free Event

Good Food. Good Farmers. Good Fun.

On Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th, Sonoma County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm.

Most of the stops are FREE. All you need is transportation, a map of your route, a cooler to keep your purchases fresh, and a sense of adventure!

~ Explore Sonoma County's vibrant agricultural community.
~ Experience life on the farm behind the barnyard gates.
~ Meet your farmers, vintners & artisan producers.

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Hladini
By Hladini on Sat, Mar 23, 2013 - 8:36am

WWOOFers and Farming

As part of my resiliencey plan, I started gardening on a large scale - part time at the beginning of 2012.  My farming partner and I are in our early 50's and we both have full time jobs apart from the farm.  In our first year, we sold our extra produce at a local farmer's market and enrolled 11 CSA Members.  FYI, CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  Most of our members are half members who pay an annual fee of $75 and then pay $20 per week for a pretty big bag of clean, chemical-free food (we are not certified organic so are barred from using that wo

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Dec 20, 2012 - 3:31am

Farm Tour?

Farm Tour anyone?

Was thinking it would be great to take Ben (www.swallowvalleyfarm.com) and Amy up their generous offers to tour their farms.

Ben & Amy: does the offer still stand?

If so, please let us know some dates that would work well for you to have a group of us come by and take notes on your respective operations. I'm guessing an hour visit per farm is about right?

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