Yolo County is graced with a rare combination of fertile soil, access to copious water, and a long growing season which translates into some of the highest quality food and wine in the world. As home to variety of crops, Yolo County is lucky to count processing tomatoes, rice, wine grapes, orchard crops, cereal grains, and many different varieties of fruits and vegetables as top crops farmed on agricultural operations of all sizes.
WIth easy access to the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay area regions, Yolo County has served as a primary source of Farm-to-Fork goodness for millions worldwide. This type of bounty is celebrated annually at the Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Capital Festival with a plethora of farm tours and farm activities leading up to the main event. Other big events highlighting Yolo County's cornucopia include the Hoes Down Festival, the Almond Festival and Blossom Trail Tour, the Tomato Festival, events at the Old Sugar Mill, Tour de Cluck, and many others.
Want to find out where to eat at the best restaurants featuring local food? Please Click Here for a listing of places to Dine Out.
If you're interested in visiting one of our fantastic Farmers Markets, then please Click Here.
But if you can't visit a local farmers market and would prefer to have local goodness in fruits & veggies delivered to your home or office, then please Click Here for info on our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers.
Olive Oil is fast becoming a top crop ideally suited to Yolo County's soils and weather. Please Click Here for a listing of some of our award county's winning olive oils.
Yolo County is a growing wine region touting a unique terrior unlike any other place in the world. Please Click Here to find Local Tasting Rooms.
But if you'd rather make your own wine, please Click Here for information on Home Wine Making.