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Paso Robles Daily News: Lavender harvest season ends, new product releases begin at Hambly Farms

As we say goodbye to the 2023 lavender U-Pick season at Hambly Farms, closing Aug. 7, we say hello to their estate grown 2023 Essential Oil, Lavender Water, and celebrate their brand-new product, Calming Lavender Oil. While at the beginning of this year’s season, it was anticipated the U-Pick Experience may linger on into late summer, though Ma Nature made other plans. Lavender went from bud to break in record time brought on by the high temperatures we’ve been experiencing here on the Central Coast. So lavender U-Pickers, this is your last call! Only two weeks remain to partake in...

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Trail Times: Moo-chas Gracias for Your Support!

Thank EWE doesn’t even come close to sharing our gratitude and appreciation for all of you in our community herd who help make Open Farm Days 2023 possible.  HIGH FIVE to ALL who helped make Open Farm Days Happen! Donations, sponsorships, volunteers and lots & lots of sweat (this year especially!) go into making this 3-day event and shining a light on SLO County agriculture.  Please join us in giving these folks a high five for their contributions and show them some local love when you're in need of local services.  We all benefit from each other when supporting each other!...

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Trail Times: What a Weekend! Open Farm Days 2023 Recap

CHEERS TO ANOTHER SPECTACULAROPEN FARM DAYS! From jam samplings and pig greetings to beekeeping and gardening workshops, folks spread throughout the county to meet local farmers and learn about the hard work that goes into our groceries and goods. Open Farm Days gets better and better every year and we're so thankful to all of you who came out to TOUR, TASTE, and LEARN along the #slocofarmtrail!  READ MORE

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KSBY: Open Farm Days kicks off in Paso Robles

The 3rd annual Open Farm Days weekend kicked off in downtown Paso Robles Friday evening. The event is hosted by FARMstead ED and is meant to show the public the importance of supporting local farmers and where their food comes from. “This is all about supporting your local farmer; meeting and learning about your local farmer and if we don't continue to do these markets and support our local farmers, they're going to be gone. I really think family farms are on the endangered species list and it's really important for us to know who they are and support them,” said...

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Paso Robles Press: SLO County Farm Trail swings open gates for Open Farm Day Fundraiser

Friday Night Farmer’s Marketplace at Paso Robles Downtown City Park kicks off this Friday SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Open Farm Days is a self-guided journey of over 30 farms, ranches, and purveyors throughout San Luis Obispo County, many of which are not generally open to the public. Local farms will open their gates to host farm tours, workshops, demos, tastings, and unique agricultural experiences. Guests will blaze their own trail to learn how to milk a goat, observe busy bees in their hives, stroll through fresh flower fields, sip hard ciders and local wines, graze on locally grown groceries,...

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