Becoming an Agritourist might be one of the best ways to taste the wonderful foods and beverages that are grown and prepared in this beautiful region. Find inspiration and bookmark this list for local and healthy fun in the sun.

On the Farm

Wild Willow Farm - San Diego

» wildwillowfarm.org

Summer classes on the farm (see website for dates)

Farm tours, jamming and canning, summer farm school, eco printing & plant dye

Sand N’ Straw Community Farm - Vista

» sandnstraw.com

Farm tours, feed animals, gardening workshops, and farm stand Wednesday and Saturday

Coastal Roots Farm - Encinitas

» coastalrootsfarm.org  

Events and farm tours (see website for dates)

Farm stand Sunday and Thursday

Oasis Camel Dairy - Ramona

» cameldairy.com

Farm tours select Saturdays 

Camel “meet-and-treat” + camel milk products

Twin Creeks Farm Fallbrook

» twincreeksfarmca.com

Goat pilates, farm tour, and animal walk (see website for dates)

Olivenhain Farms - Encinitas

» olivenhainfarms.com

Playtime at the Ranch - Monday and Wednesday 9:30–11am

Farm Kid Fridays - 1:30–4:30pm

Morning Song Farm - Fallbrook

» morningsongfarm.com

Stay on the farm, classes + workshops, and farm store

Mellano Farm Stand - Oceanside

» mellanofarmstand.com 

Farm stand Thursday–Sunday

Fort Cross Farm Adventures - Santa Ysabel

» fortcross.com/farmtouradventure 

Golden Door Country Store - San Marcos

» countrystore.goldendoor.com 

Community events (see website for details)

Farm store Tuesday–Sunday

Gardens

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Carlsbad

» theflowerfields.com 

Tours and activities

San Diego Botanic Garden - Encinitas

» sdbg.org 

Tours, classes, and activities 

The Water Conservation Garden - El Cajon

» thegarden.org 

Garden tours 

Wine Tasting

Winery Train Tour

» sandiegobeerwinespiritstours.com/tours/winery-train 

Bernardo Winery - Rancho Bernardo

» bernardowinery.com 

Southern California’s oldest winery

Summer concert series - July and August

Hungry Hawk Vineyards and Winery - Escondido

» hungryhawkvineyards.com 

Vineyard tours

Beach House Winery - Oceanside

» beachhousewinery.com 

Tastings by appointment complete with ocean views

U-Pick Fruit Farms 

Carlsbad Strawberry Company

» carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com/strawberry 

Open daily February–July

Julian Farm and Orchard

» julianfarmandorchard.com 

Open Friday–Sunday

Berries: June, July, and August

Apples and flowers: September

Cooking 

Scratch House SD - San Diego

» scratchhousevegan.com 

Vegan cheesemaking classes (see website for details)

Venissimo Cheese - Mission Hills

» venissimo.com

Tastings and classes (see website for details)

Fermenters Club 

» fermentersclub.com 

Sourdough and fermentation classes (see website for details)

Blackmarket Bakery - East Village

» blackmarketbakery.com/store/events

Pastry and baking classes (see website for details)

Solare Lounge - Liberty Station

» solarelounge.com/cooking-classes 

Cooking classes 

Beekeeping Classes

Girl Next Door Honey

» girlnextdoorhoney.com/events 

Hive tours and beekeeping classes (see website for dates)

Guide produced in partnership with Edible Phoenix. Originally published in issue 74.

Cover illustration by Tim Topalov for Edible San Diego.
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