CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO AT THE FARM FRESH TO YOU FARM WITH LIVE MUSIC BY THA DIRT FEELIN’ AND KATIE COLE, AUTHENTIC MEXICAN FOOD, TOMATO PLANTING AND SWEET PEA AND STRAWBERRY HARVESTING

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CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO AT THE FARM FRESH TO YOU FARM WITH LIVE MUSIC BY THA DIRT FEELIN’ AND KATIE COLE, AUTHENTIC MEXICAN FOOD, TOMATO PLANTING AND SWEET PEA AND STRAWBERRY HARVESTING
Proceeds Benefit the Kathleen Barsotti Non-Profit for Sustainable Agriculture; Visitors Can Camp on the Farm Overnight

Capay, Calif., April 23, 2014 ─ Farm Fresh To You (www.farmfreshtoyou.com), a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and home delivery service that provides fresh, local, organic produce to consumers’ doorsteps invites the public to its farm, Capay Organic, for its third annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The farm address is: 23800 State Highway 16, Capay, Calif., 95607.

“This is a Cinco de Mayo celebration for the whole family, and we are excited to host an evening of local food, music and fun at our farm,” said Thaddeus Barsotti, farmer and co-owner of Farm Fresh To You. “We encourage visitors to make a weekend out of this event and camp overnight at the farm in our orchards and take in the beauty of the land that grows their food.”

Cinco de Mayo event activities include tractor-tram farm tours, kids’ arts and crafts with The California Food Literacy Center, tomato planting, sweet pea flower and strawberry harvesting, soccer games and dancing to the music Tha Dirt Feelin and Katie Cole. Tha Dirt Feelin will take the stage at 5:15 p.m. and Katie Cole, a folk/rock singer, will go on at 7:30 p.m.

Elote corn, food from the Sacatomatoes food truck and authentic Mexican cuisine will be sold on site. Ruhstaller beer, wine and margaritas will also be available for purchase. Seka Hills will be offering olive oil tastings. Farm fruits and veggies, and other healthy snacks will also be available for purchase at the market stand. Visitors may also bring their own food and picnic.

Tickets are available at: capaycincodemayo2014.eventbrite.com.

Tickets prices are $15 per person through Friday, May 2, or $20 per person at the farm on event day. Kids 12 and under get free admission.

Visitors can camp overnight at the farm in our fruit orchards. Reserve a campsite through the Eventbrite website for $35 through Friday, May 2, or for $40 on event day. Camp sites are first-come, first-served. Campers may stay on the farm until 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 4. One car is allowed per 15-foot wide site extending the length of the orchard row.

All event proceeds benefit The Kathleen Barsotti Non-Profit for Sustainable Agriculture. The foundation gives an annual scholarship to a high school senior planning on pursuing a sustainable agriculture career. It also donates backpacks and school supplies to farmworkers’ families in the Capay Valley.

Directions:
The farm is located 90 miles northeast of San Francisco and 30 minutes northwest of Sacramento. For more event details, go to the Farm Fresh To You Facebook page events tab. (http://www.facebook.com/farmfreshtoyou).

From the Bay Area:
Take Interstate 80 East to Interstate 505 North. Go approximately 20 miles; exit on Highway 16/Esparto, turn left at the light. Follow Highway 16 through Esparto and Capay. The farm is a 1/4 mile past the town of Capay on the right. Look for the Farm Fresh To You metal sign and turn onto the gravel road that leads to the parking area.

From Sacramento:
Take Interstate 5 North through Woodland to the Highway 16 W/Esparto exit. Take the exit and turn left; then travel three miles to the second stoplight. Turn right onto Highway 16. Follow Highway 16 through Esparto and Capay. The farm is a 1/4 mile past the town of Capay on the right. Look for the Farm Fresh To You metal sign and turn onto the gravel road that leads to the parking area.

About Farm Fresh To You
Farm Fresh To You is a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and home and office delivery service that provides fresh, local, organic produce to consumers’ doorsteps. Farming since 1976, this second-generation organic farm pioneered the organic food movement and is owned by brothers Noah Barnes and Thaddeus and Freeman Barsotti. The company is connecting communities and sustainable farms through a transparent food system that enables consumers to know their farmer and where their food is grown.