Petaluma's Agricultural Heritage

Sample and Savor Our Bounty

Petaluma stays true to its roots by connecting consumers with working farms and ranches. Shop for just-picked produce at one of our Farmers’ Markets, learn how artisan cheese is made or sample organic butter at a working dairy. It is all fresh and delicious.

Farmers' Market
Petaluma East Side Farmers' Market
Petaluma East Side Farmers' Market
320 N. McDowell Blvd. • (415) 999-5635

Locally grown agricultural products, locally made hot and packaged foods as well as arts and crafts, at Lucchesi Park/ Community Center parking lot.

Saturday Afternoon Farmers' Market at Walnut Park
Saturday Afternoon Farmers' Market at Walnut Park
Petaluma Blvd. and D Street • (707) 762-0344

More than 60 booths selling farm-fresh produce and local products plus live entertainment and kids' activities. May through November

Wednesday Evening Farmers’ Market in Downtown
Wednesday Evening Farmers’ Market in Downtown
Second and C Street • (707) 762-0344

Open air market featuring farm-fresh produce and other local farm products, children’s entertainment, crafts and prepared dinner foods. June through August.

Tour the Farm
Achadinha Cheese Company Ranch Tour
Achadinha Cheese Company Ranch Tour
750 Chileno Valley Road • 707-763-1025

Traditional Tour: Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the loafing barn and milking parlor to the cheese plant and aging rooms. Naturally there will be plenty of cheese sampling before you head on down the road. This Tour includes: Full Ranch Tour, Cheese Plant Tour and Cheese tasting.

Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
205 Orchard Lane • 707-664-8656

1915 working homestead has something for everyone. Learn how "old timers" cared for the land. Stroller, toddler, pet, walker & wheelchair friendly. The kids love Plant-a-Plant. Allow 2 hours. $10 each (under 4 free). Open Studio Gallery. Call to schedule. Country gardens; dance floor, ceremony site, buffet and reception area for up to 100 guests, with tall, shady trees.

Canvas Ranch
Canvas Ranch
755 Tomales Road • (707) 766-7171

Visit a European-style family farm with vegetables, fruit, herbs, Babydoll sheep, cashmere goats, chickens and art studio. By appointment only.

Great Peter Pumpkin Patch
Great Peter Pumpkin Patch
4235 Spring Hill Rd. • (707) 762-3446

Pick your own pumpkin plus much more...taste homemade ice cream and cheese, dig for potatoes, pet baby animals, milk a cow and hay rides. Opens Sept. 28.

Green String Farm
Green String Farm
3571 Old Adobe Rd. • (707) 778-7500

A focus on aiding, rather than fighting natural processes to grow happy, healthy fruits and vegetables. Call for info.

Lavender Bee Farm
Lavender Bee Farm
764 Chapman Lane • (707) 789-0554

Tours of the lavender and honey farm are available during the summer months. Call or visit the website for info

McClelland's Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
McClelland's Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
6475 Bodega Ave. • (707) 664-0452

Pick your pumpkins along with a variety of gourds, ornamental corn, and a U-Pick edible squash section plus Hay Maze, watch cows being milked, play in a seed sand box, race peddle tractors, play on tire swings, hay rides, bounce house, haunted house, obstacle course, super slide, and an observation deck that looks over the pumpkin patch & farm! Saturdays & Sundays in October 10am to 6pm.

Tara Firma Farms
Tara Firma Farms
3796 I St. Ext. • (707) 765-1202

Free tours are available every Saturday and Sunday at 10am, noon and 2pm. Learn about their all natural and environmentally friendly farming practices. This 300-acre farm hosts private events with live music & organic farm-fresh catering.