Brentwood began as a farming community in the late 19th century, and still is known throughout the Bay Area for its agricultural products, primarily its cherries, corn and peaches.
With Bay Area Green Tours you can enjoy a beautiful, bountiful day with family and friends at the peak of the autumn harvest. Spend time in the orchards, meet the farmers and tour their operations, take home your own fresh fruit and veggies right from the farms.
Enjoy a beautiful day in the green with family or friends, old and new.
We will visit a unique bio- dynamic, agro-ecosystem property amongst others and learn about the focus of their growing strategy – their soil. Stroll through the lush fig orchard where they often host weddings and dinners. The farm’s predominantly local customer baseincludes high-end restaurants like Chez Panisse, Gather, Olivetto’s and the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market. Learn about agriculture, the local food scene, and the work of great organizations such as the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust, Slow Food, Slow Money and much more.
Come with us and explore several locations where you can pick a variety of delicious fruit right from the farms. Spend an intimate time with other like minded locavores, getting to know the farmers and engaging in a dialogue about their practices. Learn about agriculture, the local food scene, and the work of great organizations such as the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust, Slow Food, Slow Money and much more. We’ll picnic in the Bloomfield Cherry Orchard and enjoy a wine tasting in a lovely scenic spot, with beautiful Mount Diablo in the background. The orchards allow “ladderfree” picking from extra low limbs – for your safety and to let everyone, including kids, reach their own fruit.