Half Moon Bay, Calif., entices visitors with its 25th annual Farm + Fish + Flowers Tour. Formally known as Tour des Fleurs, this year’s event is held July 23.
The tour offers the public a behind-the-scenes look at the facilities and operations of local nurseries, greenhouses, historic sites, farms and a working harbor. Many of these businesses are not normally open to the public. Professionals share helpful tips for farming and caring for flowers, as well as an overview of the history of the business.
Six different tours are available. Each tour option takes visitors to three different locations. Choose from one of the following:
- Bay City Flower Company
- Johnston House
- Giusti Farms
- Coastside Farmer’s Market
- Yerba Buena Nursery & World’s Rare Plants
- Half Moon Bay History Association Downtown Tour
- Pillar Point Harbor
- Figone Nursery
- Miramar Farms
- Rocket Farms
- The Heal Project
- Markegard Farms
- Ouroboros Farms
- Oku Roses
- Harley Farms Goat Dairy
- Ananda Valley Farm
- Harley Farms Goat Dairy
- PIE Ranch at Ano Nuevo Nursery
Tours cost $25. Advance purchase is necessary. Visit the website to make reservations.
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