Local Food Happenings
Solano County’s local food system is full of urban farms, farm stands, restaurants, retailers, wineries and other businesses. Check out what’s going on around the county for everything from a place to pick up the freshest produce to going on a farm tour. In need of food resources? Find those along with other links on our Community Resilience Resources page.
Local Farms, Stands and Other Local Food Businesses
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Local Food Guide
Area Agricultural Tours
Upcoming Local Food Events
During November-December: Sow wildflower seeds through Sow Beautiful (Pleasants Valley)
Download a copy of Sustainable Solano’s Local Food Guide for where and how to find local food from local farms and fisheries.
Follow the Pleasants Valley Agriculture Association Farm Trail (Download your own copy of the map here from VisitVacaville.com)
Inquire with a local farm (see Local Food Happenings map for contact information) if they are open for farm tours.
Set up a visit to some of the lavender businesses on The Solano-Yolo Lavender Trail during lavender blooming season (May-July)
Explore Suisun Valley on a tour of wine tasting rooms.
Join a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for regular boxes full of fresh local produce and farm products.
Participate in a local cooking class for new ideas and ingredients.
Use a seasonality chart to figure out what is likely growing at local farms.
Food Truck Friday Nights at Wooden Valley Winery (every fourth Friday from May-October)
Connect with local food advocates at Slow Food Solano‘s regular member mixers.
Learn about efforts to create the county’s first food co-op.
Have an event, tour or other local food happening you’d like to see here? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org