Visit Our Market Place at Alladin Nursery:

Alladin Nursery has partnered with Open Farm Tours again 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 fresh artisan food, live music, a kid’s activity area and food preservation demonstrations going on throughout the entire day.

Stop by for lunch! We’re serving it up fresh with Corralitos Sausage sandwiches, My Mom’s Mole, and wood oven pizza from Fired Up Fresh. Local vendors from the El Pajaro CDC Commercial Kitchen Incubator… plus local wine, delicious refreshing beverages, desserts and much more!

Register online through Eventbrite by Oct. 6th for a chance to win free lunches and to enter our raffles.

All online donations of $6 or more receive a FREE iced tea or strawberry lemonade at the Market Place.

Food & Beverage Vendors:

Corralitos Sausage Co.

Fired Up Fresh / Pizza

My Mom’s Mole

Pacific Crest Apiary

Artisan Hand Food

Almighty Kombucha

Il Biscotto

Oh! Dip licsious

Demonstrations:

The Live Oak Grange is sponsoring three fantastic demonstrations. With step by step instructions, You’ll learn two different methods used for preserving the bounty of the season. Then learn how easy it is to make healthy sodas at home that you & your kids will love! Find out how nutritious and satisfying it is to can your own food.

Demonstration Schedule:

Kimchi Fermentation with Morganne Shane – 11:00 – 12:00

Tomato Jamming with Lauren Linkmeyer – 12:30 – 1:30

Artisan Sodas with Ellen Baker & Freddie Menge – 2:00 – 3:00

Live Music:

Taki-Runa- playing from 10:30am - 1pm

Steve Abrams Quartet – playing from 1:30pm – 4pm

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.

Live Oak Grange is sponsoring a kids farm animal area with goats, chickens, a turkey, bunnies and more!

Santa Cruz Community Farmers Market is sponsoring a photo booth with farm fun props and costumes available!

 

Farm Products for Sale:

Looking for local products that make great gifts? We will have a wide selection of items available for purchase from local artisans and our participating farms. We can help you put together gift boxes.