Agri-Tourism & Farm-to-Fork Experiences

Fine food, fresh from the source. Marin's sustainable agriculture is the source of food for world-class restaurants throughout the Bay Area. Sample artisan cheeses right where they are made. Toss back oysters plucked fresh from Drakes Bay and Tomales Bay. Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, hand-crafted breads, fresh milk and cream. And see for yourself how good food is so much more than just an "ingredient."  Read more on Agritourism in Marin.

Please note that the restaurants featured here do not claim to be 100% organic, but many do serve partial, if not full menus of locally sourced food. 

Marin Farmers Markets by Edible Marin & Wine Country Marin Magazine

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Agricultural Institute of Marin - Marin Farmers Markets

76 San Pablo Avenue, Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
415-472-6100
www.agriculturalinstitute.org

Our mission is to promote a viable food system, to educate the public about the benefits of buying fresh and locally grown food, and to bring farmers and communities together. Marin Agricultural Institute operates six markets in the Bay area,... Read More

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AppleGarden Farm Tours

3875 Tomales Petaluma Road
Tomales, CA  94971
707-878-9152
www.applegardenfarm.com 
 

We are an organic apple farm in Tomales, CA specializing in heritage apple trees. We make “estate” hard cider exclusively from our own apples, and process completely here on the farm.  We are currently providing weekend farm tours, which includes... Read More

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Cowgirl Creamery & Cantina

80 Fourth Street
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
415-663-9335
866-433-7834

www.cowgirlcreamery.com

Our creamery is located at Tomales Bay Foods in Point Reyes Station. Peek through a glassed-in viewing window and watch as we make cheese -- Wednesday through Monday, from 10am to 6pm. Better yet, take a tour; tours are held... Read More

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El Paseo

17 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
415-388-0741
www.elpaseomillvalley.com

Originally built in the mid-1940s, with bricks from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and rail ties from Mt. Tam’s gravity trains, El Paseo is a soulful and authentic example of California Mission-Style architecture.

El Paseo’s culinary team has created a menu... Read More

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Farm House at The Lodge at Point Reyes

10005 State Highway One
Olema, CA 94950
415-663-1264
www.pointreyesseahore.com

One of the original establishments in the quaint Point Reyes town of Olema, our Farm House Restaurant and Bar first opened its doors to wagoners and travelers in 1865, and like good wine, it is aging well. Ever since those... Read More

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Farmshop Marin

2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Suite 5
Larkspur, CA  94939
415-755-6700
www.farmshopca.com  

Located in the Marin Country Mart, Farmshop Marin is a culinary beacon on the bay sitting a stone's throw from the Larkspur Landing ferry dock offering up a full-flavored experience with style, finesse and comfort.  Utilizing all our locale has... Read More

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Heidrun Meadery

11925 Highway 1
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
415-663-9122
www.heidrunmeadery.com

Located in Point Reyes Station, Heidrun Meadery produces naturally sparkling varietal meads using the traditional French Méthode Champenoise. Our trademark Champagne-style of mead is light, dry, delicate and refreshing, with subtle exotic aromas and flavors found only in the essence... Read More

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Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
415-663-1158

www.malt.org

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. Founded in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to preserve farmland in Marin County, California, MALT acquires agricultural conservation... Read More

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Marin Country Mart's Farmers Market

2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
Larkspur, CA 94939
www.marincountrymart.com

Marin Country Mart is an open-air shopping and dining destination that features a noteworthy collection of appealing boutiques, farm-to-table eateries and convenient services.  Inspired by the spirit and camaraderie of the village square, Marin Country Mart is a welcoming destination... Read More

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Marin French Cheese Company

7500 Red Hill Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
800-292-6001
www.marinfrenchcheese.com

Each year visitors from all over the world come to Marin French Cheese to learn how artisan cheese is made and sample the award-winning cheeses handmade in “the Cheese Factory” since 1865.  Sample our many styles of cheese and browse... Read More

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Marinitas

218 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
San Anselmo, CA 94960
415-454-8900
www.marinitas.net

Marinitas features a menu inspired by dishes found throughout Mexico and Latin America using local and seasonal products, as well as delivering Latin focused lusciousness that is an exciting blend of the new and the familiar.

The wine list draws from... Read More

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McEvoy Ranch

5935 Red Hill Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
866.617.6779
Email:  visit@mcevoyranch.com
www.mcevoyranch.com

When Nan McEvoy, granddaughter of San Francisco Chronicle founder, M.H. de Young, went in search of a place where her grandchildren could fully experience the distinct beauty of Northern California, she fell in love with 550... Read More

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Nicasio Valley Cheese Company

5300 Nicasio Valley Road
Nicasio, CA 94946
415-662-6200
www.nicasiocheese.com

We are committed to sustainable agriculture. Being organic and pasture-based confirms this. The family dairy started in 1919 and in 2006 the organic conversion process began. Today, all of our cheeses are made from 100% organic farmstead cow's milk.  The... Read More

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Nick’s Cove Restaurant & Oyster Bar

23240 Highway One
Marshall, CA 94940
415-663-1033
www.nickscove.com

Photo Credit:  Justin Lewis

Nick’s Cove Restaurant & Oyster Bar is a nostalgic and welcoming gathering place that showcases the bounty of local farm and sea-to-table, sustainable California cuisine with waterfront dining and accommodations on the pristine Tomales Bay in Marshall.

Whenever and wherever possible,... Read More

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Straus Home Ranch

22888 Shoreline Highway
Marshall, CA 94940
415-335-6630

www.StrausHomeRanch.com

A new series of walking tours are now being offered at our historic Straus Home Ranch.  Guests will have a rare opportunity to explore this 166-acre, certified organic working ranch, guided by one of the three Straus siblings – Vivien,... Read More

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Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Drive
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-524-2773
www.terrapincrossroads.net

Perched beautifully along the canals of San Rafael, Terrapin Crossroads is a fantastic new restaurant and music venue that pays homage to the abundant varieties of fresh ingredients and homegrown creative talent we are lucky to have around the Bay... Read More

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The Fork at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese

14700 Highway One
Point Reyes, CA 94956
1-800-591-6878

www.pointreyescheese.com/thefork

The Giacomini family has been making farmstead products for more than 50 years. Producing the highest quality milk for their award-winning cheese is more than just a business strategy; it’s a way of life. They love what they do and... Read More

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The Marshall Store Oyster Bar and Smokehouse

19225 State Route 1
Marshall, CA 94940
415-663-1339
www.themarshallstore.com

Take in Tomales Bay views while enjoying classic dishes we create from scratch and harvest daily, from clam chowder, fish tacos, sandwiches, and oysters.  We use seasonal and local ingredients in all our dishes.

Summer Hours:  May 1ST - September 30TH:

Weekdays:... Read More

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Tomales Bay Oyster Company

15479 State Route 1
Marshall, CA 94940
415-663-1243
www.tomalesbayoystercompany.com

Since 1909, Tomales Bay Oyster Company has been providing farm fresh oysters to the San Francisco Bay Area.  We are open every Friday from Noon to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm for shellfish sales.

There is no picnicking or... Read More

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Trek Winery

1026 Machin Avenue

Novato, CA 94945

415-899-9883

www.trekwine.com

Come experience Trek Winery located in downtown Novato.  Taste our distinctive, yet affordable wines in a comfortable indoor or outdoor setting with friendly and knowledgeable tasting room staff. 

Trek Winery is available for all your meeting and private event needs.  Please... Read More

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Vin Antico Restaurant

881 4th Street

San Rafael, CA 94901

415-721-0600

www.vin-antico.com

 Farm-to-table fare, where passion meets the plate~

Vin Antico's theme "where passion meets the plate," showcases the bounty of local farmers by bringing to the table dishes made up of local, organic, and sustainable ingredients.  Offering seasonal market inspired... Read More

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West Marin Food & Farm Tours

Contact: Elizabeth Hill
415-599-9222
www.foodandfarmtours.com

Experience Point Reyes in a whole new way ~ come along on a gourmet guided tour of West Marin's culinary hotspots and sample the best wine, cheese, breads, pastries, produce, oysters in the area. Get a behind-the-scenes look into local... Read More