Farm Trails Blog

One Year Later, Hug Your Farmer

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Community support is what has preserved our farmland and traditions for decades. Such support has secured access to responsibly grown food procured at the peak of its ripeness and flavor. And one year after the fires, community support is still what is required to keep Sonoma County farm strong and usher our way of life forward for future generations.

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Part 5: Holidays On the Farm Trails (Dec. 18, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018)

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The holidays are here! Friends and family are reuniting, nostalgic holiday tunes are playing on the radio, and the smell of pine and roasted ham are wafting from our homes. Find our recommendations for the best holiday activities along Sonoma County's Farm Trails.

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Nothing beats gifts that are hand-made, home-grown, artfully packaged and carefully produced. Below are some ideas for lovely holiday gifts. We encourage you to shop locally with our exceptional artisans this holiday season. 

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Part 3: Holidays On the Farm Trails (Dec. 4-10)

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Hearts are aglow here in Sonoma County. During this special time, local farmers & producers are offering unique holiday invitations to you and yours. Spend an afternoon with them learning a new craft, taste their bounty, or shop for holidays gifts among their handmade products including olive oil, jams, soaps, wreaths, and so much more.

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Ways To Give Back this Holiday Season

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After the wildfires in October 2017, many are looking for ways to help support the recovery in Sonoma County. Here are 10 ways you can directly help those affected.

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Part 1: Holidays On the Farm Trails (Nov. 18-Nov. 26)

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Each week during Holidays Along the Farm Trails we will publish recommendations for upcoming activities on this blog. Use these posts to help plan outings to stock up on holiday goodies like fresh honey, olive oil, cheese, produce, flowers, floral wreaths, and more. Take your kids with you and spend an afternoon on a farm meeting the animals and learning about where our food comes from. Load up your friends and go cider tasting and then holiday shopping at several boutiques selling handmade and farm fresh gifts.

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Our History of Cider

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The Gravenstein Apple Fair has long welcomed cider, and in recent years created a dedicated Craft Cider Tent, sponsored this year by local cider-supporter Oliver's Market, where fair-goers can discover the incredible range of possibilities made from apples and yeast.

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