Nevada County Ag Tour will feature San Juan Ridge |

Nevada County Ag Tour will feature San Juan Ridge

Attendees at a past Open House at Double Oaks Vineyard & Winery enjoy the festivities.
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The Nevada County Farm Bureau has announced that the 2016 Nevada County Ag Tour will feature four stops highlighting agricultural producers and forested lands on the San Juan Ridge on June 15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., including:

Mountain Bounty Organic Farm — a beautiful 50-acre farm that is home to the largest CSA in Nevada County.

SPI Forest Lands — learn about past and current forestry practices from Registered Professional Forester, Robert Ingram.

Historic Browning Ranch — a multi-generational farmstead now owned by Pat and Nita Browning. This stop will include lunch and entertainment.

Double Oaks Vineyard and Winery — enjoy the opportunity to taste award-winning wines in a stunning natural setting.

NCFB Board Chair Karen Henderson said, “We invite the community to join us on the 2016 Ag Tour, where you will have the opportunity to meet and learn from some of Nevada County’s most innovative agricultural producers and forest managers while enjoying the incredible natural beauty and important history of the San Juan Ridge area.”

Tickets for the tour are by advance purchase only until June 12 ($30 NCFB Members/$40 Non-Members) and available on the farm bureau website ( or by calling NCFB Manager Debbie Totoonchie at 530-346-8146. Tickets include air-conditioned transportation, lunch, lunchtime entertainment at the Browning Ranch, and wine tasting.

The Nevada County Farm Bureau is an organization where all county residents interested in ranching, farming and agriculture have the opportunity to join together, stay informed and have a voice managing our agricultural resources. For more information about membership and to learn about programs including Farm Day, agricultural advocacy, youth scholarships, the annual farm picnic and dinner, and educational workshops, visit

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