Holidays On the Farm Trails (Nov. 14-Dec 2nd)

Photo: Apple-A-Day Ratzlaff Ranch

On November 14th, Holidays Along the Farm Trails begins! Visitors should register for free to receive the full list of participating destinations and offerings in our interactive online map. Click here to register. Each week we will publish recommendations for upcoming select activities along the Farm Trails on our blog so you don't miss a beat planning your adventures! Don't forget to check the map for even more activities and offerings, plus timing and details of all.

Our Recommendations for Nov. 14-Dec 2nd

Get in the holiday mood with hikes, gatherings, workshops in beautiful Sonoma County-

Antique Society Nov 23rd, Holiday open house, includes complimentary refreshments

Artful Arrangements:  Nov 24th giving thanks tour of the grounds, 2-4pm Free; Dec 1st annual Shop and Stroll, downtown Cotati, 11-4pm Free; Dec 2, 16th  Holiday Centerpiece Class, 10-noon, $15/per 2/$10

The Goat Farm:  Nov 24th “Make and Take” demonstrations; sugar scrubs and lip balm, 1:30 and 3:00pm

Rancho Mark West holiday gathering:  Dec 1st,  Join the seasonal fun at the Holiday Gathering at Rancho Mark West! Enjoy a walk and tour along beautiful Mark West Creek, followed by music, hot cider, wreath-making, & other holiday crafting. (12-4pm, RSVP Required)

Lala’s Jam Bar:  Dec 1st, wreath making workshop, (RSVP required $40/person)   

Photo: Green String  Farm                            

STOCK UP ON THANKSGIVING FIXIN'S- seasonal produce, pies and baked goods and beverages:

Apples: There are still wonderful Sonoma County apples of many varieties available for eating, baking and preserving:

Apple-A-Day Ratzlaff Ranch   ; Walker Ranch:  10955 Upp Rd, Graton, CA 95444  Phone: (707) 823-4310

Baked Goods: Kozlowski Farms; Nightingale Breads

Farm Stands with Seasonal Produce: Flatbed Farm ; Green String Farm;  Imwalle Gardens Kozlowski FarmsLaguna Farm; Live Oak Farm; Preston Farm & Winery; Oak Hill Farm; Tierra Vegetables

Condiments, Jams, Olive Oil:  Flatbed Farm; Green String Farm; Kozlowski Farms; Lala's Jam Bar; McEvoy Ranch; Tara Firma Farms

Libations: Wine, Hard Cider and Apple Cider 

Thanksgiving meats: Bud's Custom Meats; Panizzera Meat Company ; Tara Firma Farms ; Willie Bird Turkeys  

Photo: Panizzera Meat Company

While you are out-and-about, refresh and energize at the Occidental Union Hotel. Bruschetta coupon throughout the holiday season and tasty seasonal baked goods.


Happy Thanksgiving! Next blog Monday, December 3rd.