Walk on the Wild Side: Focus on Ag

Walk on the Wild Side: Bear Yuba Land Trust leads tour of three local farms

Want to learn more about local agriculture in Nevada County? Join Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12 for Walk on the Wild Side a day of touring local Ag lands – an education farm, cattle ranch and local winery.

The day begins at the Food Love Project, on BYLT’s property, Burton Homestead. Farmers Amanda Thibodeau and Katie Turner will talk about the education farm and Phil Turner of Sierra Harvest will discuss the challenges and rewards of local farming.

From there, participants will drive to Linden Lea Ranch owned by Anna and Bill Trabucco, where local rancher Jim Gates will talk about his business, Nevada County Free Range Beef. The day’s activities will conclude at Szabo Vineyards where Alex Szabo will share his story of growing wine grapes in the region.

At Szabo’s, participants will sip local wine and enjoy a local food feast. Food Love Project and The Buckeye Ranch will supply local produce for the sourdough pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven. Jim Gates will provide free range beef for barbecue beef sliders with chimichurri sauce. Don’t miss this fun event. Sign up today! It’s a great time to become a member.

 Level: Easy

Cost: $15 Not-Yet Members, $10 Members. Space is limited.

Pre-Register at: www.bylt.org.

For more information contact: Melony Vance at melony@bylt.org or 272-5994 x 200