TOURS

Hours and Location

 

Public Farm Tour: Second Sunday of every month, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enter at 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas.

We offer 90-minute public tours of our Farm on the second Sunday of the month. Join us to learn about our innovative practices and programs and visit our edible labyrinth, market-style production beds, artisanal hand dug gardens, chickens, compost operations, food forest, and vineyard.

To learn more and reserve your spot in an upcoming tour, visit our Events page.

We also accommodate private tours for groups of 5 or more (subject to availability). For more information, please email hello@coastalrootsfarm.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

At Coastal Roots Farm, we rely on volunteers and strive to provide meaningful and fun volunteer opportunities for our community.

Open Volunteer Opportunities:

Rise & Shine on the Farm
Tuesdays, 8-10 a.m.
Enter at 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA
Open to all ages. Please wear close-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle and a sunhat!

Volunteer Days at the Food Forest
Wednesdays, 8-11 a.m.
Enter at 800 Ecke Ranch Road, Encinitas, CA
Open to all ages. Please wear close-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle and a sunhat!
Please note: we will take a break from volunteer hours in the Food Forest June 6, 13, and 20. We will start up again June 27 and look forward to working with you then!

Sunday Afternoons on the Farm
Sundays, 2-4 p.m.
Enter at 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA
Open to ages 14 and up. Please wear close-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle and a sunhat!

Volunteer in the Vineyard 
Sundays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Enter at 800 Ecke Ranch Road, Encinitas, CA
Open to ages 14 and up. Please wear close-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle and a sunhat!

Harvesting with Produce Good
Sundays, 8:00-10:30 a.m.
Enter at 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Click here for more information and to register.

All volunteers must complete a waiver, and waivers for volunteers under 18 must be signed by a parent or guardian.
(Download a Volunteer Waiver.) Please email volunteer@coastalrootsfarm.org for more information.

 

FARM VISITS

Farm Visits are structured, educational (and fun!) visits to Coastal Roots Farm. Depending on group type and age, themes range from nature exploration to sustainability activities to farm tours and tastings.

If you are interested in bringing a group for a Farm Visit, please email sharyn@coastalrootsfarm.org.

COMMUNITY FARMER TRAINING

We are currently building programs to provide technical and professional support for community farmers. Over the next few years, we will be exploring the development of vocational opportunities including workshops, internships, and apprenticeships.

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