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Farm Tour & Talk: Bill & Nicolette Hahn Niman @ BN Ranch, 6/11
BN Ranch
Bolinas, CA
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Farm Tour & Talk: Bill & Nicolette Hahn Niman @ BN Ranch, 6/11
The cattle and turkey are ready for our arrival! Come see this gem tucked along the coastline near Bolinas (just north of Stinson Beach).

This is a rare opportunity for an intimate slow stroll with ranchers and sustainable food advocates Bill Niman and his wife, Nicolette Hahn Niman. We will walk through their Marin fields at BN Ranch. Signed copies of Nicolettes book Defending Beef will be available for purchase.

11 - 1pm (plus lunch until about 2:30pm)
$15/adult, and children are free

Whether you are a meat-lover or not, this is an extraordinary opportunity to learn about sustainable ranching practices in an intimate setting from two of our most informed and passionate advocates  what is life like on a ranch where animals are responsibly raised (several heritage breeds) in a way that also stewards the land and the native ecosystem that ensures a healthier future for us all.

Travel from South Bay:
Allow about 2 hrs for travel time from Silicon Valley. Attendees will receive map/directions and an optional caravan or carpool plan. Please stop for a bathroom break prior to arriving at the ranch to ease demands on the septic system. Thanks!

Bring your lunch and beverages, and any favorite ingredient(s) you would like to add to a collaborative salad. We will provide spring greens, plates, forks, napkins, wine, wine glasses, and a few surprise local specialties to create the days shared salad and menu.

Bring $20 (cash or check, please) if you plan to purchase a signed copy of "Defending Beef" by Nicolette Hahn Niman.                  

Bring hat, sturdy walking shoes, sunscreen, water, layers for irregular weather.

After lunch, Ann Duwe has offered to do an impromptu tour of the area. She has a few favorite stops ...veggies, eggs, cheese, bread, oysters and such. During lunch, those of us who will follow Ann will decide on which spots to visit.

And, there is always the beach! Well, several of them ...coastal and bay.

Bill was our featured dinner guest at the Country Gourmet, Sunnyvale in January. 40 of us were at 4 tables, and Bill moved from table to table, having each of the 4 dinner courses at a different table with a different group. His presence is impactful, his words  inspirational.

About BN Ranch:

Where you can get BN Ranch meats -- retail and restaurants:


Meet your Slow Food leaders!
Several Slow Food South Bay leaders will be attending this event, and will share with you what we are up to, and why they are involved with the sustainable food movement. Please say HELLO, and introduce yourself, we look forward to meeting you.

Joni Sare, Chair
Jessica Campbell, Vice Chair
Ann Duwe, Leader
Judee Humburg, Advisor


Do you have questions about this event, and or ideas for future events?
Please contact your Slow Food South Bay Chair, Joni Sare:


BN Ranch (View)
Will send to attendees
Bolinas, CA 94924
United States


Education > Tours
Food > Markets & Farms
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Green
Other > Pets & Animals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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