Farm Activities & Events:
Live Earth Farm:
Apple U-Pick and apple juice pressing will be ongoing throughout the day.
Dos Aguilas Farm:
Two olive curing workshops starting at 11:30AM and 2:30PM.
Blue Heron Farm:
Flower arranging activity & farm stand produce for sale.
Blossoms Biodynamic Farm:
Herbs & herb infused food & skin care products for sale.
Three field tours will be offered at 11am, 12:30pm & 2:00pm. Barn tours will be taking place throughout the day. Apple & pear tasting, apple sauce making, apple crisp with ice cream & canned items from their farm will be for sale.
Farm stand produce, art & flowers for sale.
Stone Meal Farm:
Farm stand produce for sale.
Lonely Mountain Farm:
Canned food items from their farm & a variety of goat milk soaps for sale.
Market Place Activities:
Visit our Market Place at Alladin Nursery
Alladin Nursery has partnered with the Corralitos Open Farm Tours this year in creating a vibrant place to celebrate our farm based community. Stop by the Market Place located at 2905 Freedom Blvd. in Watsonville, for a variety of activities going on throughout the day.
We have two fantastic bands playing at this years tours:
Taki-Runa – playing from 10:30am – 1pm
Steve Abrams Quartet – playing from 1:30pm – 4pm
Food Preservation Demonstrations:
The Live Oak Grange is sponsoring three demonstrations this year! Granger Morganne will teach you how to make Kimchee using basic fermentation methods. Then Lauren will be doing a tomato jam presentation followed by Ellen & Freddie showing you how easy it is to make your own delicious sodas at home!
Fermentation with Morganne Shayne - 11:00 - 12:00
Tomato Jamming with Lauren Linkemyer - 12:30 - 1:30
Making Artisan Sodas with Ellen Baker & Freddie Menge - 2:00 - 3:00
Kids Activity Area:
Lakeside Organic Gardens is sponsoring our kids “Play With Your Food” area this year. Kids can let their imaginations go wild using produce to create a variety of creative themes and sculptures.
4H Farm Animal Corral - Teen leaders will be on hand to assist kids with getting to know about a variety of farm animals.
Santa Cruz Community Farmers Market is sponsoring a photo booth area complete with costumes & props for fun family pictures.