The Capay Valley Tour is a great event. The 2019 farms: Cadena Farm, PoleStar Farm, Hayes’ Garden, Garden at Good Humus Winter Creek Ranch, Patchwork Farms, Luna Lavender Farms & Pharm Schaer.
The Capay Valley is home to an amazing array of gardeners and farmers, ranging from a small homesteading garden to a 20-acre floral production field. The farm and garden tours are all self-guided, so you can take your time and linger at those gardens that really draw you in. There definitely is something to delight everyone. Most of all, it will be a delightful day to spend with your Mother. Hours are 10 am – 5 pm.
Several gardens will be on display sprinkled throughout the Capay Valley’s towns of Esparto, Capay, Brooks, Guinda and Rumsey. Along with the colorful gardens, there are other points of interest including great picnic locations, local shopping and delicious wine tasting.
The local gardeners make the day an especially exceptional event. The featured 2019 farms include Cadena Farm, PoleStar Farm, Hayes’ Garden, The Garden at Good Humus Winter Creek Ranch, Patchwork Farms, Luna Lavender Farms and Pharm Schaer. Points of interest are highlighted on the website.
Guinda Western Yolo Grange Hall will be offering nutritious boxed lunches prepared by the Guinda Commons Farm Kitchen of roast chicken with local greens, roll and fruit. A vegetarian option will also be available. Thank you to Casa Rosa Farms, Full Belly Farm and Riverdog Farm for their generous donations to the Box Lunches.
Pre-order your boxed lunch online at www.thecapayvalleygardentour.com or take your chances of availability at the Guinda Grange Hall on the day of the event.
The Grange Hall will also feature Almond ice cream, Grammy Wyatt’s Almond Rocha, art, wine by the glass, sodas, water & a cool place to eat your lunch if you don’t want to picnic at a garden. Oh, and one more thing, be sure to check out the Quilts for sale!
There will be a large array of Workshops offered throughout the day including:
· – A “pick your own bouquet” at Full Belly Farm
· – Boutonniere and Flower Crown bar at Good Humus Produce
· – There are other hands-on workshops showcasing the best of spring flowers, herbalism & art
For those who are looking to purchase arts and crafts, the Guinda Western Yolo Grange and Rumsey Halls will be open all day. There will be local artists and vendors selling a large array of homemade treasures.
Wines tasting will be featured at Seka Hills Olive Mill, Capay Valley Vineyards and Taber Ranch.
COST: The garden tour costs $10.00 per person. Tickets are only available for purchase online. Children under 12 are free. Be sure to pick up a local lunch box available for $12.00 at the Guinda Western Yolo Grange Hall. Each workshop is only $10.00.
All proceeds from the garden tour, benefit community beautification and enhancement projects in the Capay Valley.
Press Release by Kim Kersten, Media Consultant