Flavors of West Marin Tour

5-hr van tour of West Marin local foods

Book — $195

Oyster Lover's Tour

5.5-hr van tour to West Marin oyster farms

Book — $175

Cheese Lover's Tour

5-hr van tour to Marin County creameries

Book — $175

Food and Farm Tours

From $195

Flavors of West Marin Tour

5-hr van tour of West Marin local foods

Sample the best local food offerings, from wines, cheeses, oysters, and grass-fed meats, then gorge on scenery at a Tomales Bay picnic.
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Sample the best local food offerings, from wines, cheeses, oysters, and grass-fed meats, then gorge on scenery at a Tomales Bay picnic.
  • Incredible sampling of the best of West Marin: wines, cheeses, pastries, breads, organic produce, grass-fed meats and oysters
  • Visits to seven different businesses with delicious samples at each and behind-the-scenes tours: Bovine Bakery, Brickmaiden Breads, Cowgirl Creamery Cheeses, Marin Sun Farms, Table Top Farm, Point Reyes Vineyard, and Hog Island Oyster Farm; visits to Heidrun Meadery and Nick's Cove on occasion
  • Discounts on purchases at some businesses
  • A gourmet locavore picnic overlooking Tomales Bay; non-alcoholic beverages are provided, and beer and wine are available for purchase or you're welcome to bring your own
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guide providing history of the area and information about each business visited
Meet Location:Tomales Bay Foods in Point Reyes Station at 80 4th Street, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956; Parking is available
Transportation:7-passenger van
Sample Menu:Pastries from Bovine Bakery, Fresh bread from Brickmaiden Breads, tasting of seven cheeses at Cowgirl Creamery Cheeses, Burger with sweet potato fries and fresh greens at Marin Sun Farms, farm-fresh veggies at Table Top Farm, full flight of seven wines at Point Reyes Vineyard, freshly-foraged oysters from Hog Island Oyster Farm, picnic at end of day; visits to Heidrun Meadery and Nick's Cove on occasion
Special Requirements:All ages are welcome; infants may be subject to $75 ticket if tour is full as a seat is required in van, but this is waived if tour is not full; Vegans and gluten-free can be accommodated; Please make any special requirements known prior to tour
Cancellation Policy:No refunds will be issued, but if you cancel your tour with more than 48 hours notice, then rescheduling is available
Weather:Tours go rain or shine; Weather in this area is unpredictable, and it is advisable to bring an umbrella or jacket; alternate arrangements are made for when picnic-ing outside is not an option

Duration

5 hours

Availability

Thursday through Sunday at 10:30 a.m..

Max # of Guests

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Oyster Lover's Tour

5.5-hr van tour to West Marin oyster farms

Eat oysters as fresh as they get on a tour to 4 of Marin County’s oyster farms. Sample other local foods and enjoy a scenic picnic lunch.
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Eat oysters as fresh as they get on a tour to 4 of Marin County’s oyster farms. Sample other local foods and enjoy a scenic picnic lunch.
  • Visit the famous West Marin oyster farms to enjoy behind-the-scenes tours and oyster tastings at each location
  • Explore the majestic West Marin landscape and learn about its local history
  • Sample a selection of baked oysters and a glass of wine at the Inverness dining gem, Saltwater Oyster Depot
  • Enjoy a locavore picnic on the shores of the beautiful Drakes Estero, featuring Brickmaiden breads, Marin French triple creme brie, Marin Sun Farms ham, Bovine Bakery cookies, fruit, nuts, chutney and more
  • Featured oyster farms are Drakes Bay Oyster Company, Tomales Bay Oyster Company, Hog Island Oyster Company, and Saltwater Oyster Depot
Meet Location:Tomales Bay Foods in Point Reyes Station at 80 4th Street, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956; Parking is available
Transportation:7-passenger van
Special Requirements:All ages are welcome; infants may be subject to $75 ticket if tour is full as a seat is required in van, but this is waived if tour is not full
Cancellation Policy:No refunds will be issued, but if you cancel your tour with more than 48 hours notice, then rescheduling is available
Weather:Tours go rain or shine; Weather in this area is unpredictable, and it is advisable to bring an umbrella or jacket

Duration

5.5 hours

Availability

Monday through Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

Max # of Guests

7

Meal Options

Tastings and snacks at each location
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Cheese Lover's Tour

5-hr van tour to Marin County creameries

Taste your way through the area’s delicious cheeses on this guided tour to 4 creameries. Top it all off with a scenic picnic lunch.
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Taste your way through the area’s delicious cheeses on this guided tour to 4 creameries. Top it all off with a scenic picnic lunch.
  • Visits to 4 wonderful creameries in the West Marin area and an insider's look into their specialty cheese production
  • Personalized cheese tastings of almost 30 local artisan cheeses
  • Opportunity to purchase artisan cheese right where it's made
  • An incredible locavore picnic in the picturesque rolling hills
Meet Location:Tomales Bay Foods in Point Reyes Station at 80 4th Street, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956; Parking is available
Transportation:7-passenger van
Special Requirements:All ages are welcome; infants may be subject to $75 ticket if tour is full as a seat is required in van, but this is waived if tour is not full
Cancellation Policy:No refunds will be issued, but if you cancel your tour with more than 48 hours notice, then rescheduling is available
Weather:Tours go rain or shine; Weather in this area is unpredictable, and it is advisable to bring an umbrella or jacket
Sample Menu:Personalized cheese tastings at Cowgirl Creamery, Nicasio Valley Cheese Company, Marin French Cheese Company, and Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company; Locavore picnic features pastries from Bovine Bakery, fresh bread from Brickmaiden Breads, ham from Marin Sun Farms, olives from McEnvoy Ranch, cheese from Barinaga Ranch, local preserves, honey, fresh fruit and nuts

Duration

5 hours

Availability

Wednesday through Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Max # of Guests

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About Food and Farm Tours

When the birthplace of the modern artisanal food movement hosts farm to table food tours, foodies and locavores alike owe it to their taste buds to go. Savor the flavors unique to Marin County with behind-the-scenes tours and exclusive tastings. Sample Cowgirl Creamery’s legendary Mt. Tam cheese, try Hog Island's famous Sweetwater Oysters, eat bread straight from Brickmaiden Breads' oven, taste a grass-fed burger at Marin Sun Farms, trample through an organic vegetable farm, and more. And if that weren't enough, each tour includes a locavore picnic at a picturesque West Marin locale. Your stomach will thank you for enjoying the region's bounty.
80 4th Street, Point Reyes Station, California 94956