Twelth Annual Capay Valley Mother’s Day farm and garden tour

There will be several special events at this year’s Mother’s Day farm and garden tour, including

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The Capay Valley is home to a large 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 visitors can take their time. There will be special Mother’s Day hours from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 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  picnic locations, local shopping and wine tasting. 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, a roll and fruit. A vegetarian option will also be available. Casa Rosa Farms, Full Belly Farm and Riverdog Farm donated to the box lunches. Preorder a boxed lunch online at www.thecapayvalleygardentour.com. The Grange Hall will also feature almond ice cream, Grammy Wyatt’s almond rocha, art, sodas, water and a cool place to eat lunch for those who don’t want to picnic at a garden.  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
  • Other hands-on workshops showcasing the best of spring flowers, herbalism and art
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. There will also be quilts for sale. Wines tasting will be featured at Seka Hills Olive Mill, Capay Valley Vineyards and Taber Ranch. The garden tour costs $10 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 at the Guinda Western Yolo Grange Hall. Each workshop is only $10. All proceeds from the garden tour benefit community beautification and enhancement projects in the Capay Valley. Visit www.thecapayvalleygardentour.com to purchase tickets online to purchase your box lunch. Email capayvalleygardentour@gmail.com for more information.]]>

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