Agritourism in California
Numerous agricultural businesses both large and small all across California provide an opportunity for residents and tourist alike to experience a working farm or ranch. Understanding where our food comes from and how it is grown and harvested is important so that we can really be aware of not only what goes in and on our bodies, but also the hard work that goes into getting those items from farm to table.
Agritourism provides many fun and interactive activities for groups of all sizes and people of all walks of life. From school field trips to a couple’s weekend escape to the country, there is an adventure waiting for your at your local farm or ranch. This website has been provided as a free resource for:
- Locating agricultural businesses near you that participate in agritourism
- Finding resources for teaching school aged children about agriculture
- Learning more about agriculture and its importance in California
- Getting great ideas on what to do with all that wonderful produce (ie, recipes, DIYs)
âAgriculture is the cultivation and breeding of animals, plants and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance life.â ~Wikipedia