Leave the driving to us and we will show you where your food is grown in this important farming sector of the Sacramento region. Ride in the comfort of a mini-van while our guide narrates between stops.
Drive along winding rivers and sloughs in the heart of the California Delta. Explore the Sacramento River Delta Grown farms and wineries. Visit quaint historic towns, shop at rustic farm stands or pick your own fresh fruit and vegetables. Sip Delta wines and enjoy the peaceful pace among generational family farms. Learn more about where your food comes from!
Delta Heartbeat Tours and Slow Food Sacramento present the following itinerary for your opportunity to explore Delta farms in our region:
10:00 a.m. – Pick up tour guests at Sprouts on Del Rio and drive to Vierra Farms
10:30-11:00 a.m. – Enjoy Dave’s fresh produce at Vierra Farms
11:00-11:15 a.m. – Drive along the beautiful Sacrament0 River to Bogle Vineyards
11:15-12:00 p.m. – Wine tasting at Bogle Vineyards
12:00-12:15 p.m. – Drive along the beautiful Sacramento River to R. Kelly Farms
12:15-12:45 p.m. – Enjoy R. Kelly Farms fresh produce from their farm stand
12:45-1:00 p.m. – Drive along the beautiful Sacramento River to Steamboat Landing
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Lunch at Steamboat Landing!
Our hosts Tim and Laura Neuharth will offer slow cooked chicken, brisket, or pulled pork, coleslaw and their homegrown sweet corn and baked beans for $15. Sides can be purchased separately. Please bring cash for lunch!
2:00-2:15 p.m. – Drive along Steamboat Slough to Double M Farms
2:15-3:00 p.m. – Tour Double M Farms. Fresh fruit and free-range eggs available!
3:00- 3:15 p.m. – Drive along picturesque Steamboat Slough to Ryde, Walnut Grove and the historic town of Locke
3:15-4:15 – Tour historic town of Locke
4:15-Home – Drive along the beautiful Sacramento River to starting place at Sprouts on Del Rio Road, Sacramento
Price: $65 includes all bus transportation and admission to River Delta Passport Weekend.
BRING CASH to purchase lunch, produce and souvenirs.