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Family Farm Tour in Brentwood

August 3, 2011

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FARMS:  Bay Area Green Tours: go to: http://www.bayareagreentours.org/brentwood.html#top

Frog Hollow Farm:  Farmer Al has been keeping Frog Hollow Farm organic for over 20 years! These practices plus farmer Al’s ideals of “quality not quantity” are a recipe for delicious tree-ripe fruit featured at the top restaurants, retail stores and farmer’s markets in the Bay Area. His wife will prepare a memorable meal sourced from the farm. There will be peaches, plums, apricots, pluots, nectarines, pastries and olive oil for purchase.

Smith Family Farm: Come visit a wonderful family farm that is making the transitional step to becoming organic. They have over 50 varieties of tomatoes as well as other fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, farm animals, a corn maze, sunflower forest and old fashioned general store! We’ll have time to shop at their expansive farm stand.

Dwelley Farms:  Dwelley Farms has been family owned and operated since 1921, making this farm a fourth generation farm. They have a multitude beans, squash and berries, and specialize in the growing world famous Brentwood classic organic corn! YELP: They always have the local Brentwood corn which folks have to know is the best corn around. Just in case people don’t know…no one grows corn like the Brentwood Farmers grow corn. It’s the best!!! No lie.”

Beans, squash, berries, plums, apricots, pluots, nectarines, pastries, herbs, flowers & olive oil

This is a bus tour:  Bring your shopping bags and money for the freshest purchases in the Bay Area. Famous Frog Hollow Peaches In the Shadow of Mount Diablo General Store at Smith Family Farm Delicious Lunch Sourced from the Farms and Prepared by Farmer Al’s wife Becky Lunch at Frog Hollow Delicious Corn salad, Empanadas, peaches and green salad OPTIONAL LUNCH $15.00 – or you are free to bring you own lunch Enjoy a home made light lunch by Farmer Al’s wife Becky. Her recipes are duplicated at their shop in the Ferry Building and sold at the farmer’s markets around the bay area! PICK UP San Francisco and Downtown Berkeley near BART TICKETS: Adults: $85 for an inspiring full day tour on a comfortable bio-diesel bus. Kids Price: $ 42.50 (0-16yrs) More information & Registration Shop at the farms and come home with a bounty of beautiful produce, olive oil and products directly from the source! Along with new found knowledge and friends. With boxes of fresh produce back from Brentwood Shop at the Farm Stand

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