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Farm Fest: Birds, Bees & Coffee Beans | Pescadero

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Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Farmstand | 1743 Pescadero Road, Pescadero, CA

Event Details

Join a fun, informative afternoon of free activities celebrating the south coast region’s diverse agricultural bounty and rich heritage. There will be plenty of family-friendly fun from noon to 5 pm. Kids can pet a chicken, and you can pot up free organic herb starts to take home and listen to talks on farming by local specialists. Everyone can savor sweet organic strawberries grown at Farmstand, and enjoy delicious organic coast-roasted coffee.

Schedule of Conversations:

  • 12:00 pm: “History of Farming in San Mateo County” Larry Jacobs and Sandra Belin, organic pioneers and Jacobs Farm / Del Cabo founders
  • 1:00 pm: “Beyond Organic: Organic Farming and Agroecology” Brendan Miele, Director of California Farming Operations for Jacobs Farm / Del Cabo
  • 1:30 pm: “A Local, Organic, Diversified Farming Model” Teresa Kurtak, co-founder, Fifth Crow Farm
  • 2:00 pm: “Organic Coffee: It’s All About the Birds and The Beans” Local coffee roaster Patti Spooner of Davenport’s Alta Organic Coffee and Tea
  • 2:30 pm: “There’s Still Gold in Them Hills”” Celine Cohen on Farm Fuel’s innovative biodiesel and ag products from local mustard
  • 3:00 pm: “The Real Buzz on Coastal Beekeeping” Catherine Fraley of Coastal Bee
  • 3:30 pm: “Pasture Raised Chickens and Eggs “ Andie Nichols of Wildland Farms joined by favorite fine-feathered friends

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, Other, Peninsula
Venue: Farmstand
Address: 1743 Pescadero Road, Pescadero, CA