We are psyched to share this second of three spotlights focused on local farms participating in this Sunday's Big Valley Small Farms Tour (9/19). A total of six local family-owned farms, located in the Big Valley AVA of Kelseyville, California are coming together to host this public open house that offers a unique glimpse of their offerings. The Big Valley Small Farms Tour is a self-guided event, happening from 9am-3pm, and each has something special planned for visitors. Here's a sneak peek of today's featured farms:
The Ripe Choice Farm invites you to see their beautiful event barn (a fabulous wedding venue!), orchards, vineyard and unique farm stays. Talented Chef Tammy can create made-to-order gourmet food for your next gathering! Located at 2550 Soda Bay Road, Lakeport. Follow them at @ripechoicefarm
Bell Haven Flower Farm offers "locally grown, never flown" flower bouquets and specialty blooms perfect for any occasion grown with love on their beautiful grounds. Located at 6420 Soda Bay Road, Kelseyville. Follow them at @bellhavenflowerfarm
Here in Lake County, we take a great deal of pride in our agricultural roots! This Sunday, 9/19, six of our distinguished family-owned farms, located in the Big Valley AVA of Kelseyville, California are coming together to host a public open house. The Big Valley Small Farms Tour is a self-guided event, happening from 9am-3pm, and provides a wonderful opportunity to visit these farms and learn more about what they have to offer. Each has something special planned for guests.
For the next three days, we will spotlight two farms each day, as a sneak peek into what you'll find on the tour.
Peace & Plenty Farm grows high quality, organic saffron, and a market garden of vegetables available year round at their lovely Farmstand. They also offer Farm Stays. Located at 4550 Soda Bay Road, Kelseyville. Follow them at @peaceandplentyfarmer
Edenberry Farm are growers of organic berry varietals for seasonal U-Pick. They also harvest and sell at local farmers markets. Their on-site Farmstand includes fresh, free-range eggs, preserves, candy, and other delicious treats! Located at 3036 Stone Road, Lakeport. Follow them at @edenberry_farm
The excitement is palpable as the Lake County Wine Alliance prepares for the return of its annual fundraising gala this Saturday evening, 9/18, on the beautiful grounds at Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill in Kelseyville, California. The Lake County Wine Auction event brings our county’s esteemed winemaker community together for an incredible evening of delicious food, wine, and silent & live auctions, to raise funds that will benefit local organizations in need. Tickets for the gala may still be purchased at https://www.winealliance.org/through the “donate” link. If you can’t attend the live event, you can still bid on silent auction items starting tomorrow, Wednesday 9/15, at this link https://lakecountywinealliance.maxgiving.bid/about-us *For the safety and well-being of those attending the event, the Lake County Wine Alliance Board of Directors is requiring all parties attending the upcoming Lake County Wine Auction to show proof of full covid vaccination or a negative test result that is within 48 hours of the event.
Photos from the 2019 Lake County Wine Auction by @karenpavonephotography
Yesterday’s festive & colorful Dia De La Independencia celebration of Mexico’s independence in downtown Kelseyville was a feast for the eyes, as well as the heart. We are proud of our Latino community and the rich heritage they shared so beautifully in dance, food, music, horsemanship and more! Thank you to Mariachi Jalisco, Ballet Folklorico Jazmin, Grupo Musical Valle de Santiago, and local favorites, the Los Amigos Dancing Horses, for an incredible day. Viva Mexico! ♥️Thank you Lake County Tribal Health for their sponsorship. Photography by @karenpavonephotography
The incredible “Dancing Horses” of Los Amigos Dancing Horses are always a big crowd pleaser at the Kelseyville Dia De La Independencia celebration happening today, 9/12, until 8pm. Fun for the whole family!! Come on down for food, traditional dancing & music, and of course, margaritas! @visitkelseyville
LiVE! From the @officialcityofclearlake 2nd Annual Soap Box Derby, happening today, 9/11 at the Dam Road Extension in Clearlake, CA until 2:30pm. Come on down and cheer these racers on! #clearlakeca #lakecountyca #clearlydifferent #soapboxderby...