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 sarahsvineyard.com.
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 edenrift.com or call (831) 636-1991.
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 scparks.com.
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 organicgrowersummit.com.
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 cfbf.com.
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 farmersguild.org.
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 aghistoryproject.org 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.