Workers harvest Brussels sprouts at Bontadelli Farms on San Andreas Road in Watsonville. —Tarmo Hannula/The Pajaronian

Nov. 22

Pumpkin Floral Workshop

Sarah’s Vineyard, 4005 Hecker Pass Hwy., Gilroy

Come visit Sarah’s Vineyard 6:30-8:30 p.m. for the 3rd Annual Pumpkin Floral Workshop to create a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table using fresh cut flowers and fall accents. Tickets are $65 for the public and $52 for club members. The event includes materials, flowers and instructions. For information and tickets visit

Nov. 23

Harvest Celebration

Eden Rift Vineyards, 10034 Cienega Rd, Hollister

From 1-4 come to Eden Rift Vineyards to celebrate the harvest season and the winery’s Fall Release. A grape stomp, live entertainment and special vineyard tours are all on the bill. Cost is $30 for Club Members and $45 for General Admission. For information call or call (831) 636-1991.

Nov. 24

Quail Hollow Ranch History Tour

Quail Hollow Ranch County Park, 800 Quail Hollow Rd., Felton

Join docent Richard James from 1-3 p.m. on a tour of the Quail Hollow Ranch House and learn about the history of Sun-Kissed Ranch and the pioneer families who made the ranch their business, home and vacation haven. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $3. For information visit

Dec. 4-5

Organic Grower Summit

Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey

Originally launched by the Organic Produce Network and California Organic Farmers, the Organic Grower Summit will bring organic growers, producers and processors to Monterey for two days of edition, information and networking. For information visit

Dec. 8-11

California Farm Bureau Meeting

Various locations, Monterey

The 101st Annual Meeting of the California Farm Bureau will be held Dec. 8-11 in Monterey. This year’s meeting aims to lay the groundwork on opportunities in the future to uphold the organization’s purpose: “To secure the future of California’s farmers and ranchers.” For information and to register visit

Dec. 8

Small Farm Tech Expo

Shone Farm, Santa Rosa College, 7450 Steve Olson Ln., Forestville

Come for this special event showcasing what is possible for small-acre and sustainable agriculture. From cost-effective tolls to streamlining software, tractor implements to data management, learn the latest in appropriately-scaled Ag tech while connecting with market innovators. For information and to register visit

Dec. 14

2nd Saturday on the Farm

Agricultural History Project, 2601 East Lake Ave., Watsonville

Every month the Agricultural History Project hosts 2nd Saturday on the Farm, a family-friendly event focusing one a specific area of agriculture. Guests can participate in activities such as wooden cow milking, driving a tractor simulator and puppet theater. December’s event is dubbed “Christmas on the Farm.” For information visit or call (831) 724-5898 or (831) 566-2817.


Watsonville Farmers’ Market

Watsonville City Plaza, at 328 Union St.

Every Friday from 2-7 p.m. stop by the Watsonville Certified Farmer’s Market in Watsonville for a wide selection of produce, cut flowers and other locally grown produce as well as prepared food and drinks. Market is held near Watsonville City Plaza in the heart of downtown. 

For information call 588-7366 or visit the market’s official Facebook page.

Soledad Farmers’ Market

100 block of Soledad St., Soledad

Since 2006, the Soledad Certified Farmer’s Market has been providing the community with farm to table produce and prepared foods. It is open every Thursday 4-8 p.m. 

The market accepts WIC and EBT. For vendor information call Flora Ripley at (831) 674-2849.

Morgan Hill Farmers’ Market

3rd and Depot streets, Caltrain Station, Morgan Hill

This popular Farmers’ Market is now year-round every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.. It offers fruits and vegetables; specialties of the seasons from over 40 California Certified Growers. 

Weekly crop updates are listed on the market’s Facebook page each Saturday, along with additional information.

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