Ventura County's Support-Local Program

Our Farm Tours Highlight Our Local Agriculture

Want to experience firsthand how farm-to-plate starts? Explore the amazing farms of Ventura County by joining us for a Totally Local VC Farm Tour!

Farm-TourExperience all that Ventura County agriculture has to offer

Want to experience firsthand how farm-to-plate starts? Explore the amazing farms of Ventura County by joining us for a Totally Local VC Farm Tour! We highlight local farms and showcase the diversity of Ventura County’s agriculture.

Here’s your chance to meet the dynamic farmers of Ventura County and enjoy an array of produce, fruits and wine. At each farm, expect a warm welcome as the farmers share their stories and their products. All of the tours include a picnic lunch, which highlights even more of our local goodies.

So contact us now and set up a tour!

Here are your Farm Tour options

Half Day Farm Tours

Time allotment3-4 hours
Farms visited2
Price$80.00 per person, $70 per person for groups of 4 or more
Additional items included• Refreshment
• Transportation
• Lunch

Full Day Farm Tours

Time allotment6-7 hours
Farms visited3
Price$125.00 per person, $115 per person for groups of 4 or more
Additional stopsWinery or brewery
Additional items included• An in-season picnic lunch at a wonderful locale
• Wine or beer tasting
• Plenty of time to meet and get to know the farmers
• Tour notes
• Seasonal tastings
• Seasonal local growing chart
• List of Ventura County CSAs and Farmers Markets
• Refreshments
• Transportation

Note: Tours are scheduled by request. Check with us for availability. Just e-mail us at info@totallylocalvc.com, or drop us a note on our contact page.
Note: Looking for the perfect gift? Give a Totally Local VC Tours Gift Certificate. Choose any dollar amount or a specific tour. The recipient can redeem the gift certificate anytime he or she wishes within one year of purchase. E-mail us at info@totallylocalvc.com or drop us a note on our contact page.
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Learn more about author Kat Merrick

Kat Merrick

About the author

Kat Merrick made her mark in the apparel world as an innovative leader and founder of Surf Chick Inc. With over 25 years of extensive experience managing worldwide capacity apparel facilities, companies and product, her superior leadership skills, practiced in directing cross-functional global teams to design, brand, source develop and marketing, won her world-wide recognition and awards. She is considered an expert in the areas of trend studies, brand building and marketing. At 23 years old she opened her first successful retail business in Ventura County, Since then, Kat has owned and operated several very successful retail and wholesale operations and assisted numerous multi-category small businesses to achieve success. Highly respected by many local small business owners, growers, artists and locals, she has been tagged as "the Shop Local girl". Kat's extensive travels, strong business knowledge and desire to make a positive impact locally helped inspire her to create Totally Local VC. A Ventura County resident since 1978, single mother of two and long-standing advocate for support of local small business and all that is Ventura, founder and developer of Totally Local VC, Kat brings her passion for our community to all she does. Her writings, posts and blog reflect her love of family, friends and community and desire to help.

 

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