FARM FRESH TO YOU HOSTS FREE FARM TOUR IN CAPAY ON AUG. 10

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FARM FRESH TO YOU HOSTS FREE FARM TOUR IN CAPAY ON AUG. 10

Farmer Thaddeus Barsotti to Talk About Organic Farming at 11:30 a.m.

Capay, Calif., August 1, 2013 ─ Farm Fresh To You (www.farmfreshtoyou.com), the local, organic CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) produce delivery program, invites the public to its farm, Capay Organic, in Yolo County for a free farm tour. This farm tour is being held  in appreciation of Farm Fresh To You CSA customers, but all are welcome to attend.

The tour will take place on Saturday, August 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The farm’s address is 23800 State Highway 16, Capay, Calif., 95607.

Visitors can harvest cherry tomatoes fresh from the field and take them home. The farm’s tractor tram will tour guests around the picturesque farm to see rows of heirloom and cherry tomatoes and summer vegetables. The California Food Literacy Center will be helping with a special, thank-you activity where everyone can hand-paint a flower pot and plant a seed to take home. Kids can enjoy soccer, bubbles, hula hoops and a 4-H petting zoo.

Farmer Thaddeus Barsotti will lead a discussion about organic and sustainable agriculture starting at 11:30 a.m. “Farming sustainably and buying local makes a real impact for our community, preserving our natural resources and contributing to our local economy. We are opening our farm for this free tour to appreciate our CSA customers who support local agriculture.”

There will be a produce market stand where guests can buy the farm’s fresh, organic produce, and guests can also purchase hand-made tacos.  Guests are also encouraged to bring a picnic and spend the afternoon.

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 event signs 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 event signs and turn onto the gravel road that leads to the parking area.

About Farm Fresh To You:
Farm Fresh To You is an organic farm and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) home and office delivery program connecting families with the source of their produce. Farming since 1976, this second-generation company that pioneered the organic food movement is owned by brothers Noah Barnes and Thaddeus and Freeman Barsotti. Growing up on the farm, the brothers were instilled with a good understanding of the shortcomings of modern agriculture and are excited to be changing the food system for the better.

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