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Agri-tours celebrate farm-to-fork movement

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From page A7 | September 06, 2013 |

A series of agri-tours is planned this fall celebrating the local farm-to-fork movement:

Henry’s Bullfrog Bees and Park Winters agri-tour: This tour from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, will explore a working beekeeping/honey production farm with honey to sample along the way. Products will be available for purchase on the farm.

The tour will finish up at the newly renovated Inn at Park Winters, where guests will tour the historic Victorian property established in 1865. Lunch will be provided prepared by Park Winters chef Sharon Kelso. Comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.

Participants will leave from Steady Eddy’s, 5 Main St. in Winters. The $50 fee includes lunch. RSVP to the Winters Chamber of Commerce at 530-795-2329.

Davis Farmers Market Tour: Led by Davis Farmers Market executive director Randii MacNear, this free tour at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, will give guests a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes into creating and sustaining one of the most popular markets in the country. Comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.

Participants will gather at 10 a.m. on the market plaza near the Central Park Gardens in Central Park. Admission is free. RSVP to Jake Clemens at 530-207-0455 or jakeclemens2013@gmail.com.

Farm to Fork/Grape to Glass: Kick off Farm to Fork week at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg on Sunday, Sept. 22. Three tours are available, at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. After a vineyard wine-tasting, guests will learn the difference between table grapes and wine grapes, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the custom crush facility and bottling area, enjoy an exclusive barrel tasting and cheese pairing and be treated to a wine-tasting flight at one of 10 Old Sugar Mill wineries.

The cost is $10 per person, and children are free. The address is 35265 Willow Ave. in Clarksburg. RSVP to 916-744-1615.

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