When: Oct. 8th, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Placer County farms, ranches, and orchards (map will be provided)
Cost: Tickets are FREE, please register here for the farm tour map.
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, wine, 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. (You'll receive a link to printable map on registration).
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 2017 tour include:
Alpacas All Around, Loomis
4300 Hansen Rd, Loomis, CA 95652
Coffee Pot Ranch, Sheridan
4225 Karchner Rd, Sheridan, CA 95681
Colwell Thundering Herd Mandarin Ranch, Penryn
2500 Penryn Road, Penryn, CA
Foothill Roots Farm, Meadow Vista
17565 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista 95722
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the “corner” of Sierra College and Hwy 193 (top of the T intersection) Lincoln, CA
Goat House Brewing, Lincoln
600 Wise Road, Lincoln, CA 95648
2170 Aguilar Lane, Penryn, CA 95663
Lincoln High School Farm, Lincoln
6060 William Lane, Lincoln, CA 95648
Little Bear Tree Farm, Alta
960 Meadow Road, Alta, CA 95701
Loomis Alpacas, Loomis
3600 Holly Hill Lane, Loomis, CA 95650
Mandarin Hill Orchard, Penryn
2334 Mandarin Hill Lane, Penryn, CA 95663
Rickey Ranch Vineyards & Pumpkin Farm, Granite Bay
6950 Cavitt Stallman Road, Granite Bay, CA 95746
Sinclair Family Farm, Newcastle
645 Lozanos Rd, Newcastle, CA 95658
Struble Ranch, Loomis
4927 Hansen Road, Loomis, CA 95650
Twin Peaks Orchard, Newcastle
6150 Lincoln-Newcastle Highway, Newcastle, CA 95658