Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Agritourism Workshops at County Fairs

The University of California's small farm program and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Division of Fairs and Expositions are teaming up to connect fruit, vegetable, nut and flower farmers with county and regional fairs to celebrate California specialty crops. Together they are organizing workshops and tours for farmers and agricultural leaders at seven different fairs throughout the state, to be held during the 2012 fair season.


The workshop schedule:
Thursday, June 14                  Shasta District Fair, Anderson
Thursday, July 26                   Amador County Fair, Plymouth
Thursday, August 2                Ventura County Fair, Ventura
Thursday, August 9                Napa Town & Country Fair, Napa
Thursday, August 16              Yolo County Fair, Woodland
Thursday, September 13         Santa Cruz County Fair, Watsonville
Thursday, October 4               Big Fresno Fair, Fresno


For registration and more information about these events, visit http://sfp.ucdavis.edu/events/12fairs or call Penny Leff at (530) 752-7779.