Seven Yachats River Valley farms will open their gates from 10 AMto 4 PM, Saturday,August 10, to the public for tours and sale of locally produced farm products To reach these farms, turn off Hwy 101 onto the Yachats River Road near the south end of Yachats and watch for signs indicating which farms are participating. The first farm will be near Mile Post 1 and the last Farm at Mile Post 11.
Tour takers can expect to see cattle — including the famous Oreo Cows — llamas, alpacas, peacocks, horses, chickens and geese among the livestock.. For sale there will be grass-fed beef, plants, peacock feathers, home-baked goods, jams, garden produce and berries. Be sure to visit the many cactus green houses with their amazing varieties of cacti, one of the best collections in the country.
You are invited to bring a picnic lunch and stay awhile. Refreshments will be available at several sites.
An added feature at The Ranch, 10740 Yachats River Road, and last stop on the Tour, will be a concert by the Oregon Coast Recorder Society beginning at 11 AM. Music will range from the pre-Baroque to modern and will be played on Recorders, Gemshorns, and guitar.