Farm & Barn Tour 2019

 

When: Sunday, Oct. 6th, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Placer County farms, ranches, and orchards. This is a self-guided tour and you can select your our starting point.

Cost: Admission is FREE. Please register on-line here https://2019farmandbarn.eventbrite.com.

To view the Google Map of participating farms & ranches click here.

The PlacerGROWN Farm & Barn Tour, is a self-guided expedition of farms, ranches, and vineyards in the beautiful countryside of Placer County. Visiting a working farm is a wonderful family activity, educational and entertaining for children and adults alike. Each farm venue will feature different activities, tours, and demonstrations. Locally grown produce, meats, and more will be available for purchase.

 

7 Tips for a great Farm & Barn Tour
1. Map your trip. Study the map and locations of farms and plan your route in advance.
2. While visiting the farms, be curious and ask questions.
3. Wear comfortable, closed-toe walking shoes.
4. Prepare for the changing weather by wearing layers. Bring a hat.
5. Keep sunscreen handy.
6. Please drive with caution on country roads.
7. Please leave pets at home. For their own safety and the safety of farm livestock; pets are NOT permitted on the farm tour.

 

Farms and activities on the 2019 tour include:

 

Coffee Pot Ranch

4225 Karchner Rd, Sheridan, CA

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  • Lunch Stop
  • Self-guided Farm Tours & Talk to the Rancher
  • Farm Animals
  • Kids Activity Booth
  • Ranch Boutique
  • Ranch Boutique from the Ranch
  • Meat for Sale 
  • Spice & Rubs for Sale
  • Fruit Butters
  • Desserts

 

Colwell Thundering Herd Tasting Room

2500 Penryn Rd, Penryn, CA

mandarinoliveoil.com

  • Self-Guided Mandarin Tour
  • Guided ranch Tours
  • Quilt Display
  • Tasting Room and Gift Shop
  • Fall Jam Making
  • Fruit Picking and Packing Demos
  • Small Animals
  • Kids Activities
  • Local Artist

 

Dueling Dogs / Stephens Ranch  (open until 6pm)

3030 Barrett Park Lane, Lincoln, CA 95648

duelingdogsbrewing.com

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  • Lunch Stop – Hot Mammas Food Truck
  • Farm, Brewery & Winery Tours – Meet the Farmers
  • Dora Dain Farms Pumpkin Patch
  • Andolin’s Home Baked Pies
  • Beer, Mead & Cider Tasting
  • Bow Wow Licious Dog Treats
  • Animals Print – Local Artist
  • Live Music

 

Fowler Ranch Pumpkin Patch

Sierra College Blvd & HWY 193 Intersection, Lincoln, CA

fowlerranch.com

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    • Fruit Tree Sales
    • You Pick Pumpkins
    • Pony Rides
    • Harvest Crafts & Garden Decor
    • Hawks Ranch Petting Zoo
    • Local Honey
    • Pumpkin Launcher
    • Tricycle Track
    • Face Painting
    • Food Truck

 

GoatHouse Brewing and Hop Farm (Open 11am-5pm)

600 Wise Rd, Lincoln, CA

goathousebrewing.com

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  • Hop Farming – Farm-to-Tap
  • Hop Field and Brewery Tours
  • Beer Tasting
  • Dairy Goats
  • GoatHouse Gift Shop
  • Brewery and Tasting Room open 11-5p

 

Lincoln High School Farm

6001 William Lane, Lincoln, CA

  • Walking Tour
  • Hay Ride Tour – 10:30 am, 11:30 am. 12:30 pm & 1:30 pm
  • Farm Animals
  • Welding Demos
  • Student Grown Produce Stand
  • Rummage Sale
  • FFA Snack Bar

 

Little Bear Tree Farm

960 Meadow Rd, Alta, CA

littlebeartreefarm.com

facebook.com/Littlebeartreefarm

  • Lunch Stop
  • Gold panning
  • Hiking Trails
  • Feed the trout
  • Country Store & Gifts
  • Games for all ages
  • Season Decor

 

Little Field Farms

9000 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis, CA

facebook.com/littlefieldfarms

  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Corn Maze

Martha’s Garden

2925 Brennans Rd, Newcastle, CA

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  • Farm & Garden Tour
  • 1948 Food 8N Tractor Display
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Tea & Snacks
  • Popcorn Popping Demo
  • Smores Station
  • Picnicking Area
  • Gourds
  • Essential Oils
  • Jams & Jelly
  • Succulents
  • Winter Squash
  • Bath Salts

 

Millertown Sheep Farm

1655 Millertown Rd, Auburn, CA

facebook.com/newcastlemarthasgardens

  • Farm Tour
  • Farm Demos
  • Defensible Space Discussion
  • Farm Animals – sheep, mini donkey & goats
  • Children’s Activities
  • Lamb Meat Sales
  • Placer Arts Activity Center
  • Willy’s BBQ Sauce Company
  • Garcia Bread Company

 

Mandarin Hill Orchard

2334 Mandarin Hill Ln, Penryn, CA

mandarinhillorchards.com

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  • Lunch Stop – Maria’s Tamales Stand
  • Mandarin Packing Shed
  • Historic Tea House – pastries, coffee, teas & treats
  • Willow Creek Farms– Pumpkins, Winter vegetables, Salsa in a box
  • Mandarin Festival
  • Kanning Kathy – Jams, jelly, salts & sugars
  • Local value added products

 

Rickey Ranch Pumpkin Patch

6950 Cavitt-Stallman Rd, Granite Bay, CA

facebook.com/rickeyranch

  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Hay Rides
  • Farm Animals
  • Hay Pyramid for Kids
  • Antique Tractors
  • Face Painting

Sinclair Family Farm

645 Lozanos Rd, Newcastle, CA

sinclairfamilyfarm.net

  • Lunch Stop – BBQ
  • Farm Tours
  • 4-H Display
  • FFA Presentations
  • Local Vendors

 

2019 Farm & Barn Map – Google Map link: http://bit.ly/2019FarmandBarnMap 

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