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 for a chance to win free lunches and to enter our drawings.
All online donations of $10 or more receive a FREE iced tea or strawberry lemonade at the Market Place.
Food & Beverage Vendors:
Corralitos Sausage Co.
Slight of Hand / Pizza
My Mom’s Mole
Something To Taste
Oh! Dip licsious
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 preserve your own food.
Kimchi Fermentation with Morganne Shane – 11:00 – 12:00
Tomato Jamming with Lauren Linkmeyer – 12:30 – 1:30
Heirloom Apples with Ellen Baker & Freddie Menge – 2:00 – 3:00
Taki-Runa- playing from 10:30am - 1pm
Steve Abrams Quartet – playing from 1:30pm – 4pm
Kids Activity Area!
Lakeside Organic Gardens is sponsoring our popular “Play With Your Food” area this year. Kids can let their imaginations go wild using an assortment of produce to create a variety of food fun themes and sculptures.
Santa Cruz Community Farmers Market is sponsoring a photo booth with fun props and costumes!
4H Farm Animal Corral - Teen leaders will be on hand helping kids get "up close & personal" with a variety of farm animals!
Farm Fresh Lunch:
Open Farm Tours will be serving up Corralitos sausage sandwiches with a variety of sides sourced from our participating farms. Stop by our food court for a fabulous selection of local artisan food items from all our participating vendors!