What's Happening at the Farm

  • An Unexpected Pleasure and a New Friend

    We were both surprised and honored this week when California Congressman Mike Thompson visited the Farm!   We had more than one “small world” mome...
  • Now that we have oodles of oil . . .

    With the harvest in our rear view mirror, we’ve begun looking ahead to bottling our freshly-distilled essential oils and blending them into our pr...
  • These Artists Made an Impression

    Paul Kratter and thirty-four other artists from the California Art Club brought their talents to the Farm this week, and it was both amazing and ...
  • A Place for Healing and Hope

    Friends of the Farm inspired today’s message. Each experienced the healing nature of our wonderful space and our products, and their feedback fill...
  • Let's Welcome Spring

    When I think about Spring, it’s the idea of promise that gives me joy. Across the fields, I see birds, buds, bees – the promise of another season...
  • Communities Adds So Much to Life

    If you had to list the things that “made” you who you are today, what would they be? A dream that never faded? Family support? Opportunity? Life ...
  • How do they get the rows so straight???

    For years I have wondered how orchards get trees to line up so precisely — now I know! It’s an amazing team of skilled tree planters! Once we pre...
  • Preparing the Soil for Olives

    You’ve heard of EVOO, extra virgin olive oil? Well, get ready for CVOO – Capay Valley Olive Oil! It all started a little over a year ago after a...
  • Care Kits were a big hit!

    What a time we had during the Fall Lavender Care Kit workshops! Mixing up the Body Soak and Sugar Scrub was quick and easy. Mixing and mashing the...
  • I was so relaxed -- I forgot I was a FarmHer

    The Fall and Winter holidays always offer time for gathering and reflection. From Veteran’s Day through Thanksgiving this Fall, we hono...
  • Summertime -- and the livin' is easy!

    The popular Gershwin tune goes, “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…” For some of us, that may be only a sweet dream. Work pressures, trip...
  • Enjoying the hard work!

    Did you ever hear the slogan, “The toughest job you’ll ever love”? It was used by the Peace Corps to inspire people to join them in their work. Th...