Thursday, May 4, 2006

Back to the Land: Earthbound Farm Tours

If you have an organic farm, you can skip this. Everyone else, if you want an interesting perspective shift, take a tour at Earthbound Farms’ Farm Stand in Carmel Valley, California.

It’s a chance to see your food from the point of earthly production. You get a tour of the fields, including the ability to fill a basket with whatever you want to pick.

Being in the clear air, amid the literal cornucopia of vegetables and herbs—it’s a good way to reconnect with some fundamental things.

Although the Farm Stand is open daily, farm tours only happen on a handful of Saturdays each year. On the Farm Stand’s calendar of events, look for the days/times with either a Farm Walk or Chef’s Walk.

[The picture is from Earthbound Farms, taken at the Farm Stand.]

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