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- $12 for two tickets to the annual Tomato Festival on Sunday, August 24 ($24 value)
$24 for four tickets to the annual Tomato Festival on Sunday, August 24 ($48 value)
The festival features cooking and canning demonstrations by Bay Area chefs and craftspeople as well as live rockabilly and bluegrass music. Fresh pizza will be available for purchase, or guests can help themselves to other free samples.
Smith Family Farm
The Smiths don't have a family tree. Instead, their legacy stretches back through a long vine, all the way to the heirloom tomato farmers of Spain. In the 1970s, Janice, Ken, Bill, and Shirley Smith opened Smith Family Farm to carry on that legacy. Their staff has since grown to include cousins, other relatives, and family friends, all of whom lend a hand in growing the farm's seasonal produce. The literal fruits of their labor arrive at The Smith Family Farm Fruit Stand, which showcases a rotating selection of fresh basil, strawberries, peppers (both hot and sweet), and various other fruits and veggies.
The farm itself also welcomes visitors. Throughout the growing season, its gardens invite families to pick their own fresh fruits and vegetables, including plums, apricots, and squash. The farmers themselves double as educators, and their spring tours for elementary and preschool-aged children lift the curtain on farm life—which, of course, includes opportunities to dance along to bluegrass music.