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Lake County produce just tastes better. Maybe it’s the clean air and abundant sunshine, or maybe it’s the long history of agricultural production. Maybe it’s because you can visit many of the farms and meet the farmer who produces the food. Take the time and savor the flavor of Lake County – stop by a farm stand or farmers’ market today!

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Lake County Quilt Trail

(707) 279- 9022
www.lakecountyquilttrail.com
Enjoy art in rural places with the first quilt trail in California.  More than a dozen vibrantly colored quilt blocks decorate the sides of pioneer barns, pear packing sheds, winery tasting rooms, and other historic structures throughout Lake County.  Each quilt has a story that connects to the history of the building, honors farming, or celebrates family.  Download a driving map of locations.

Adobe Creek Packing Co.
Adobe Creek Packing Company 4825 Loasa Drive/PO Box 335, Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-4204
www.adobecreekpacking.com
Open July 15 to August 31, Monday through Saturday
Pears: direct sales, packing shed tours by appointment only. Boxed pears available. Directions: Hwy 29 east on Merritt Rd, north on Loasa Drive.
Barrett Farms
Barrett Farms PO Box 151, Finley, CA 95435
(707) 263-4211
www.barrettfarms.com
Organic
Certified Organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), home of Walnut Central, By Cracky It's Jackies Farm Fresh Eggs, and Clucky Plucky Poultry. Certified organic walnuts, chicken eggs, Guinea fowl eggs (seasonal), meat chickens, Guinea fowl, and pheasant. Online orders. 
Benmore Valley Ranch
BenmoreValleyRanch Highway 175, Midway between Lakeport and Hopland
(707) 897-5046
www.benmorevalleyranch.com
$$-$$$$
The Benmore Valley Ranch is a pristine 800-acre mountain valley located between Lakeport and Hopland with four reservoirs for kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and fishing; trails for hiking, biking, and equestrian activities (with equestrian facilities available); and adjacent to BLM land for dirt biking. Stunning views in every direction with the eastern ridge overlooking Clear Lake and the western ridge overlooking the Russian River Valley. Lodging includes three private houses with high speed wireless internet access and phones. Abundant wildlife and spring wildflower blooms, also a working ranch.
  • BBQ facilities
  • Group Lodging
  • Wireless Internet

  • Group Meeting
  • Hot Tub
pet policy
Ceago Vinegarden
Ceago Vinegarden 5115 E. Highway 20
Nice 95464
(707) 274-1462
www.ceago.com
Tasting Room open daily Noon to 5:00 p.m., tours by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
Organic and Biodynamic
Situated along two miles of lakeshore, the agricultural resort-style winery, Ceago Vinegarden, owned and operated by Jim Fetzer of the prominent winemaking family, promotes a holistic farming environment for plant and animal life. A showcase of biodynamic winemaking and agriculture, the development surrounds a Hacienda-style compound of buildings with herb gardens, grapes, kiwis, olives, walnuts, figs, lavender, a variety of seasonal plantings and winegrapes — the primary production crop — including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Domestic and wild animals wander the property, demonstrating how both animal and plant kingdoms work together in an agricultural environment.
  • Boat dock 
  • Lakeside Casitas
  • Gift Shop
  • Picnic area 
  • Luxury Villa
  • Seaplane access
  • Baguette and cheese available for purchase
Chacewater Winery and Olive Mill
Chacewater 5625 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-2995
www.chacewaterwine.com 
Tasting room open Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Daily by appointment.

Chacewater. A small village on the Southern tip of England, the origin of the Manuel family tree.  The symbol. The mark of a Chacewater church craftsman.

Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill is family-owned and operated.  We take pride in producing wines, Extra Virgin Olive Oils and soaps of the highest quality, sourced from select vineyards and estate-grown olive trees. By producing only small lots and using only the finest natural ingredients we are able to produce artisanal products of distinction.

The name Chacewater honors our ancestral family in Cornwall, England. Because of their adventurous and hardworking nature, we are able to fulfill our passions today.

  • Olive Oil
  • Certified Organic
  • Special Events
  • Custom Crush Package
  • Co-Op Tasting Room
  • Custom Olive Mill
Cow Mountain Kiko Goats: Home of the Brush Busters
PO Box 51, Lakeport, CA 95451
(707) 262-1577
www.cmkikogoats.com
The Brush Buster Goats can be rented for fuel-load reduction, habitat enhancement, and weed abatement. USDA meats also are available, as well as fresh flowers, assorted herbs, and berries. Please call for sales, goat rentals, or visits.
Dancing Tree People Organic Orchard and Garden
Dancing Tree People Apples 1445 Pitney Lane, Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-8892
www.dancingtreepeople.com
Organic
Organic orchard and garden that embraces the ethics and principles of permaculture and organic growing. The 11-acre orchard is certified organic and has been producing walnuts for more than 50 years; organically since 2000. Organic vegetable and herb garden, greenhouse and organic starts, honey bees, solar energy, and permaculture design elements. Pygmy goats and chickens help with soil fertility, mowing, and weed control. Natural and green buildings are being constructed, including a straw and cob cottage. Workshops are offered on natural building, solar energy and permaculture techniques.
  • Online walnut sales

 

Eleven Roses Ranch
Eleven Roses
Clearlake Oaks, CA 95423
(707) 998-4471
www.elevenrosesranch.com
The Historic Ranch Wildflower Daytrip is a fun, unique, and entertaining outing featuring narrated mule-drawn wagon tour and chuckwagon barbecue with Dutch oven cobbler for dessert and complimentary Lake County wines. The barn houses a collection of antique wagons, buggies, and farm and ranch implements. 
Available in the spring only.  Reservations required.  Private ranch day trips are available for groups and tours by advance reservation during other times of the year.
  • Meetings: Groups up to 50
Elk Mountain Christmas Tree Farm
Elk Mountain Christmas Tree Farm 10228 Elk Mountain Road, Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-2075
Open the day after Thanksgiving to the weekend before Christmas. Weekdays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; weekends 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For over 20 years, families have come to Elk Mountain Christmas Tree Farm to wander through the five acres of Scotch and Monterey pines and Douglas and Noble firs looking for their perfect tree. Saws, carts, kneeling pads – even umbrellas – are provided. Tree shaker also available.
     
Full Moon Farms
Full Moon Farms 2000 Smith Lane
PO Box 1654
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 245-5779
Organic
Fresh organic produce available at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market and at the farm by appointment.
Glo's Glee Garden
GlosGlee PO Box 743, Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 987-2888
Organic
Organically grown produce including tomatoes, beans, squash, pumpkins, lettuce, and more when in season; herbs and plant starts. Also sell goat’s milk soap. Available at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market; soap can be mail-ordered.
Hanson Ranch
3360 Merritt Road, Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-4761
Open (approximately) August through November, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Produce stand, direct sales. Several varieties of Lake County pears, dried Bartlett pears and shelled Lake County walnuts. Directions: Merritt Road off Hwy 29, Kelseyville.
Hidden Valley Lake Stables
20432 Powder Horn Road
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4075
Riding lessons for youth and adults, English and western, competition training, guided pasture rides, summer equestrian camp for children, birthday parties.
     
Hawk and Horse Vineyards
Hawk and Horse Vineyards 13048 Hwy 29, Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 994-0910
www.hawkandhorsevineyards.com
Tasting room open Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays by appointment.
Hawk and Horse Vineyards is passionately dedicated to quality from the ground up. From the selection of vines and vineyard site, to the most carefully detailed farming practices, they pay special attention to every aspect of the wine growing process. With soil and climate perfectly suited to growing Bordeaux varieties of world class distinction, they specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon. Their award-winning wines are attentively hand-crafted from fruit grown on their certified organic vineyard located in the Red Hills AVA. Family owned and operated, they take great pride in their farming practices and are certified Demeter Biodynamic and CCOF organic.
  • Ranch tour 
  • Vineyard Tour
  • Wine Tour
Hrutky's Egg Ranch
Hrutky's Egg Ranch 2750 Old Hwy 53, Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 994-2317
Open 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Saturdays or by appointment
Fresh eggs for sale. See chickens, egg room, chicks when brooding, as an educational experience.  Directions: five miles north of Lower Lake on Hwy 53, take Olympic Drive or Old Hwy 53 (north end) exit.
Jaguar Garden Nursery
12921 Murphy Springs Road, Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 995-5218
www.lakecountyfarmersfinest.org
Nursery plants, including vegetable starts, landscape shrubs, perennials, stevia and certified wine grape root stock. Grower participates in the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market. Open by appointment only, 3 miles south of Lower Lake.
Kelseyville Certified Farmers' Market
Lake County Farmer's Finest www.lakecountyfarmersfinest.org
Lake County Farmers' Finest hosts the Kelseyville Certified Farmers' Market, rain or shine. Enjoy the freshest produce, artisan breads, honey, olive oils, crafts, and more.
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – noon (May thru October)
Steele Wines, 4350 Thomas Drive, Kelseyville, CA 95451
Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. - noon (June thru September)
Lake County Walnut, Inc.
4825 Loasa Drive/PO Box 308, Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-4204
www.lcwalnut.com
Online sales of certified organic walnuts.
Langtry Estate & Vineyards
Langtry Wine Tour 21000 Butts Canyon Road
Middletown, CA  95461
(707) 995-7521
www.langtryestate.com
 Tasting room open daily, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
As far back as 1854, Langtry Estate & Vineyards — formerly Guenoc Estate Vineyards & Winery — has been a home to winegrapes. From 1888 to 1906, it was home to actress Lillie Langtry, who continued the grape-growing tradition of the land and whose face continues to grace the Guenoc label. In 1963, the winery was established by the Magoon family who also planted extensive vineyard acreage and were among the first in California to plant the five major red Bordeaux grape varieties. By 1981, Guenoc Valley was approved as an AVA — the first single-proprietor AVA in the country, with such spectacular views, some people travel to Guenoc just to have a look. Today, under new ownership, Langtry Estate & Vineyards continues to thrive with a Petite Sirah that has won more gold medals and best of show awards than any other Petite Sirah in the world.
  • Picnic Area
  • Special Events
  • Vineyard Tours
Larry Sloan
PO Box 1394, Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 995-2515
Trail Guide Service: Larry “Owl” Sloan will trailer his horse and meet you. This cowboy/rancher knows lots of trails in the Cache Creek Wilderness area and other trails. You ride your own horse. By appointment.
Leonardis Organics
Leonardis Organics 1010 Argonaut Road, Lakeport, CA  95451
(707) 263-4245
Organic
Certified organic (CCOF) 40-acre farm. The property boasts a 100-year old dairy barn and 60-year old walnut trees, in addition to the vegetables, flowers, and other produce such as figs and pomegranates. Call for custom-picked produce year round. Directions: From Hwy. 29, turn south onto Highland Springs Road (towards Lampson Airport), then left onto Argonaut Road. First drive on the left; at the "T" turn left.
Little Dipper Farms
6855 Kelsey Creek Drive, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 245-7005
www.littledipperfarms.com
Miniature Dairy Goats and makers of “Udder Essentials,” a handmade goat milk soap, and home of the Mt. Konocti Nigerian Dwarf Goat Show each summer. Top show, milk, and occasionally pet quality Nigerian Dwarf Goats available. Kids born February through May. Many different soap scents and products with moisturizing and soothing natural ingredients. Visits/sales by appointment only. Call for directions.
Love Farms
Love Farms 8025 Hwy 175, Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 349-7880
www.lovefarms.net
Hay baling and wool spinning; seasonal fruits and vegetables; fresh eggs from happy free-ranging hens. Available at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers' Market.
Morgan Valley Produce and Socora's Salsa of Lake County
Socara's Salsa PO Box 373, Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 994-5043
www.socorassalsa.com
Award-winning Socora’s Salsa of Lake County, pesticide-free fresh heirloom tomatoes, vegetables, melons, herbs, and cut flowers. Socora's Chorizo seasonning, and award-winning tomato salsas available in mild, spicy, or hot. Available at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market.

 

 

 

Mt Konocti Winery
Mt. Konocti Winery PO Box 365/2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4213
www.mtkonoctiwines.com
Tasting room open Friday through Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and by appointment 
Mt. Konocti Winery originates from family pear farmers who joined together in 1926 as the Lake County Fruit Exchange, an agricultural cooperative. From that day forward, Lake County Fruit Exchange operated as one of the major processor, packer and marketers for Lake County and Mendocino County pear farmers.  In 1976, the Lake County Fruit Exchange changed their name to Mt. Konocti Growers, to better reflect the local farmers the cooperative was serving.  In 2004, Mt. Konocti Growers expanded into the wine industry, providing services for wine making, custom crush, barrel storage, case storage and vineyard management. In 2007, the Carpenter Family, Gayaldo Family, Hanson Family and Oldham Family – all members of Mt. Konocti Winery – began bottling wines. The tasting room, located in a 58-degree Barrel Room, opened in 2011. The Mt. Konocti Winery tasting room features timeless treasures of local history, a rustic feel and romantic charm!
  • Weddings
  • Family Events 
  • Winery Services
  • Corporate Events 
  • Special Events 
  • Courtyard

 

  • Barrel Room Event Center - up to 500 guests

 

Perini Ranch
Perini Ranch PO Box 297, Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 696-8626
www.periniranch.net
A small family farm established by Italian immigrants and has been maintained as a working farm and rustic retreat for three generations and surrounded by the vineyards of the Red Hills appellation. The 200-acre farm is set in a black oak and ponderosa pine forest and is shared with coastal blacktail deer, California quail, and a variety of birds and other small wildlife. Nature walk descends along riparian habitat into Blue Oak and Grey Pine woodland. Diverse, abundant collection of birds and wildlife.
Rancho De La Fuente
Rancho De La Fuente 2290 Soda Bay Road, Lakeport, CA  95453
(707) 263-3160
www.ranchodelafuente.com
Organic
$$$-$$$$
Restored 1896 Victorian farmhouse B&B (conference/meeting room); package deal offered for overnight and special events.  Bird watching, nature walks, photography; tours of farm and garden available by appointment. 5,000 sq. ft. barn event center. Reasonable rates. Horses, dogs, and cats welcome. Directions: Hwy 29 to Soda Bay Road, 8/10 mile east of turnoff to Konocti Vista Casino.
  • Meetings: Groups up to 300
  • Lake view
  • Beer and wine bar
Handicap Accessible pet policy

Renker Farms
Renker Farms PO Box 102/2297 Argonaut Road, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4409
Produce stand, direct sales. Fruits, vegetables, flowers, some agriculture-related gifts and crafts available. Fall corn maze. Open: June 15–November 30, 9 am–6 pm, daily. Directions: ¼ mile east of Steele Wines, east on Argonaut Road, off Hwy 29.
Seely's Farm Stand
Seely's Farm Stand 80 E. Highway 20, Upper Lake, CA  95485
(707) 275-0525
Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. from Memorial Day - November
Business office: 2230 Argonaut Road, Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 279-4388

Produce stand with direct sales of pears, apples, peaches, walnuts, wide variety of tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, melons (honeydew, galia, cantaloupe, 3 kinds of watermelon), summer squash, cucumbers, okra, peppers, onions, herbs, greens, grapes (concord, red flame, Thompson seedless), winter squash, pumpkins and decorative gourds, and flowers.

Additional produce offered from other local growers. Locally produced items include salsa, honey, jams and jellies, eggs, goat cheeses. Don't miss the new u-pick herb and flower cutting garden.
Directions: 1/4 mile east of the intersection of Highways 20 and 29.

Sky Hoyt Specialty Grower
Sky Hoyt Specialty Grower 2650 Waldo Lane, Lakeport, CA  95453
(707) 279-0859
Seasonal vegetables, strawberries, figs, sorbet, value-added food products, and rare fig plants. Direct Sales; reasonable prices. Mail order on request. Available at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market on Saturdays, Mendocino County Farmers' Market on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at Harvest Market in Ft. Bragg. Open by appointment only; call for directions.
Six Sigma Ranch & Winery
Six Sigma Winery 13372 Spruce Grove Road
Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 994-2086
www.sixsigmaranch.com
Tasting room open daily 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Barrel tasting and ranch tours by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
With a background in math and statistics, it’s no wonder owner Kaj Ahlmann named Six Sigma Ranch and Winery after a methodology. Six Sigma is a measure of quality and process improvement that strives for near perfection. Each of Kaj’s wines is designed using this concept’s data-driven principles — from vineyard planting to customer service. Six Sigma’s 4,300-acre ranch was developed with the intent to maintain its natural state. In fact, not only are the vineyards responsible for producing superb wines, they also serve as wildlife corridors for the deer, bobcat, wild turkey, wild pigs, and bears to live in perfect symbiosis with the land. Even the winery makes use of the landscape by storing its barrels in a wine cave carved directly into a hillside.
  • Picnic Area
  • Barrel Tasting
  • Vineyard and wine classes
  • Produces natural pasture raised beef, lamb and pork
  • Vineyard tours on an all terrain Pinzgauer
Socora's Salsa of Lake County
Socora's Salsa PO Box 373, Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 994-5043, 877-SOCORAS
www.socorassalsa.com
Our award-winning salsa (fist place at the California State Fair), tomato salsas are available online and at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market, Seely's Farm Stand, Tulip Hill Winery, Lower Lake Coffee Shop, and Lake Marina Deli in Clearlake Oaks.
 
Steele Wines, Inc. 
Steele Wines 4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-9475
www.steelewines.com
Tasting room open 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Tours by appointment.
Jed Steele, founding winemaker of Kendall-Jackson, established Steele and Shooting Star Wines in 1991, co-leasing a small winery until the summer of 1996 when he purchased and opened the old Konocti Winery between Lakeport and Kelseyville. In 2002, Jed and his son Quincy Steele, began a small project which became the new label named Writer’s Block, which has blossomed into an acclaimed line of wines. Steele Wines also produces small quantities of single-vineyard Chardonnays, five single-vineyard Pinot Noirs, three single-vineyard Zinfandels, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Late Harvest Chardonnay. All three labels have won numerous awards.
  • Annual Harvest Festival
  • Farmers' Market
  • Picnic Area
Suchan Valadez Farm & Nursery
Suchan Valadez Farm and Nursery PO Box 304/10005 Elk Mountain Road, Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-2461
www.suchannursery.com
Paradox hybrid walnut seedlings available. Educational information offered; everything you need to know about walnuts. Hours of operation 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call for directions and to make an appointment.
The Villa Barone
The Villa Barone

21825 Jerusalem Grade Road, Middletown, CA, 95461
Ranch/Olive Press (707) 987-8823
Tours by appointment only; call (650) 814-0432
www.thevillabarone.com

Founded in 2001 the Villa Barone is committed to producing world class olive oil, establishing an environment that fosters the development of natural and healthy alternatives to commercially available foods, health products, and herbs through an approach that includes a return to simpler preparation methods that avoid or limit preservatives and other stabilizing chemicals. Additionally, Villa Barone produces Vita Naturale, a product line of soaps and cosmetics, and imports Balsamic vinegar and other exotic foods and spices from around over the world.

  • Olive oil tasting
  • Small-volume custom olive pressing
  • Natural soaps and cosmetics
  • Tours
Wildhurst Vineyards 
Wildhurst Vineyards 3855 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(800) 595-WINE (9463)
(707) 279-4302
www.wildhurst.com
Tasting room open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wildhurst Vineyards began in 1966 when fifth-generation pear grower Myron Holdenried planted a former pear orchard with 30 acres of Zinfandel grapes. In the years since, Wildhurst’s handcrafted wines have consistently won top awards and high ratings.Winemaker Banyon Kirkendall's commitment to produce hand-crafted fruit-focused wines that showcase the quality of the Lake County winegrape growing region is evident in his signature wine – Sauvignon Blanc – and in the winery’s other award-winning varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. A friendly tasting room is located in the restored Odd Fellows Hall in downtown Kelseyville.
  • Gift shop
  • Locally-grown walnuts
  • Special events
Yerba Santa Dairy
Yerba Santa Dairy PO Box 1048/6400 Scotts Valley Road, Lakeport, CA  95453
(707) 263- 8131
www.cuesa.org
Award-winning cheese hand-made from fresh goat's milk without preservatives or additives using vegetarian rennet, high-quality cultures, and organic herbs. Alpine, Swiss Saanen, and La Mancha goats are free range and never administered antibiotics, hormones, or steroids and they are working toward organic certification by growing their own organic grasses, hay, and alfalfa. Cheese available at the Kelseyville Certified Farmers’ Market and the Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market in San Francisco on Saturdays. Visits/tours by appointment only. Directions: 7 ½ miles out Scotts Valley Rd from 11th Street exit off Hwy 29. From Blue Lakes, right on Scotts Valley Road for 3 ½ miles; on the left.

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