Summer Soirée 2022 Tickets on Sale Now!

On Tuesday, September 20, the Good Farm Fund’s fabulous showcase of our region’s best food and culinary talent will return to historic Yokayo Ranch in Ukiah. Farm-to-table at its best, the Summer Soirée will feature the people who feed our community, from shovel to fork.

Local food does not get better than this! Well known chefs will create seasonal plates from the best local farms and ranches.

Libations will include local beer, wines, designer mocktails, local teas and refreshing beverages.

This outdoor event will, once again, be hosted at the beautiful & historic Yokayo Ranch. The evening also includes live music and a live auction.

Early Bird Tickets: $125 ($150 after 9/15/20)–includes all food & beverages. We expect to sell out, but if tickets are available at the door they will be $150. Courtesy note: no dogs or other pets, please.

Onsite lodging is available at Yokayo Ranch for the night of the event. However camping spots are extremely limited so place your reservation via Brown Paper Tickets today before they are gone.

Click Here To Purchase Tickets

Eat Well. Do Good. Care for Others.

Event proceeds directly support our Farm Grant Program that provides crucial funding for infrastructure development projects on local farms, and helps support the EBT/Food Stamp Match program to ensure access to healthy food for all members of our community.

Our event sponsors’ generous support is humbling. Their help and encouragement ensures that the funds raised through this event goes to funding our important work. Thank you.

Our beloved summer event has been postponed

6th Annual Good Farm Fund Benefit
Yokayo Ranch, Ukiah

Our July 2020 event has been postponed in the interest of public health.

Don’t worry, the best feast of the year will happen! We are hoping to reschedule for sometime in September. In the coming months, we’ll be working out all the new details and will update you as soon as possible.

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This event has become the most beloved farm-to-table experience of the summer! A Midsummer Night’s Feast is a fabulous showcase of our region’s best food & culinary talent, featuring the people who feed our community, from shovel to fork.

Local food doesn’t get better than this. In one summer evening we bring together about 20 of the area’s “local-food-forward” chefs and pair them up with our best local farms and ranches to collaborate on one of a kind seasonal plates.

Libations will include local beer, wines, designer mocktails, and the crowd-favorite craft cocktails made with locally distilled spirits from American Craft Whiskey Distillery.

Hosted outdoors at the beautiful & historic Yokayo Ranch, the evening also includes live music, and a silent auction.

Early Bird Tickets: $100 ($125 after 6/1/20)–includes all food & beverages. We expect to sell out, but if tickets are available at the door they will be $150. Courtesy note: no dogs or other pets, please.

Onsite lodging is available at Yokayo Ranch for the night of the event. However camping spots are extremely limited so place your reservation via Brown Paper Tickets today before they are gone.

Click Here To Purchase Tickets

Eat Well. Do Good.

Event proceeds directly support our Farm Grant Program that provide crucial funding for infrastructure development projects on local farms, and helps support the EBT/Food Stamp Match program to ensure access to healthy food for all members of our community.

Our event sponsors’ generous support is humbling. Their help and encouragement ensures that the funds raised through ticket sales, silent auctions, etc. goes to funding our important work. Thank you.

100 Women Strong

100 Women Strong Inland Mendocino
Postponed – new date TBA
Space Theater – 508 W. Perkins St., Ukiah, CA 95482

Make a Lasting Impact. 100 Women Strong’s giving circle is a way to magnify and focus our individual philanthropy. Their pool funds with each other to make a collective and impactful difference for small grassroots local non-profits. The Good Farm Fund is excited to be included in the slate of presenters for the first 100 Women Strong meet up of 2020. Mark your calendars for March 12th. It promises to be a fun night full of community building and support for the good work of great people. We hope to see you there!

More Information Here

Cultivo Benefit Dinner & Cocktail Pairing

Wednesday, January 29th 2020
6:00 – 9:00pm
Cultivo, Ukiah

This is already our favorite part of the new year! Cultivo will be pairing libations from American Craft Whiskey/Tamar Distillery with a delicious surf and turf meal made with local ingredients to raise the bar on delicious and funds for the Good Farm Fund!

Join us on Jan 29th, starting promptly at 6pm ending at 9pm. Hoolis C Nation will be delivering inspired libations to accompany Fernando’s mouthwatering offerings!

As part of the county wide Winter Feast (and all things crab) come enjoy the tastes of the season at Cultivo. Tickets available now online on Facebook or in house at Cultivo!

More Information Here

Good Farm Fund’s Winter Feast

GOOD FARM FUND’S WINTER FEAST
Tuesday, December 10th  | Barra of Mendocino, Ukiah
Back by popular demand after selling out early the last few years. Attendees proclaimed it a highlight of the holiday season, with plenty of feel-good cheer and an abundance of local food and drink to enjoy at an affordable price. This dinner is about celebrating the hard work that farmers do throughout the year and all who support them. The night will feature a farm-to-table dinner featuring locally raised meat, produce, grain, beer, & wine. Plus a silent auction, live music and of course great company. We will also announce the 2019 Good Farm Fund grant recipients during the evening.

The Mendocino County 2019 Homebrew Festival!

Saturday November 2nd | 3pm – 6pm | Ukiah Valley Conference Center | Ukiah, CA 95482

This legendary event is set for November 2nd, 2019 in the Ukiah Valley Conference Center. It will be a new anchor event of the Mendocino Mushroom, Wine and Beer Festival.

The afternoon will feature brewers from several clubs in Lake and Mendocino county and also from around Northern CA competing to become the people’s choice winner.  (The event will also be open to ciders and other fermented beverages.) Local Farm-to-table food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds from the event benefit The Good Farm Fund, which funds food stamp matching at local farmers markets and provides small farm economic development grants. All proceeds will be allocated to local farms for fire relief.

People’s Choice: All attendees get three bottle caps that they can use to vote for their favorite beer by dropping the caps into designated containers. Ribbons and awards will go to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place vote getters.

Brewer’s Choice: A separate tasting & judging will be conducted by professional brewers led by Fal Allen of Anderson Valley Brewing Company to select a top quality beer to be brewed by AVBC! The winning brewer will get to assist on brew day, learning about scaling their recipe and using a commercial brew system

And the winners were:

People’s Choice (beer)
1st Sempervirens DIPA – Matt Brown
2nd Pine Ridge Pale Ale – Jared Chaney
3rd McCray 1C – Randy Girouard

People’s Choice (other)
1st Pinot Perry – Andy Todd
2nd Echo the Stars – Zach Hughes
3rd Where the Cide walk ends – TJ Wilson

Brewer’s Choice
1st Sempervirens DIPA – Matt Brown
Runner up: Where the Cide walk ends – TJ Wilson

Best Local Ingredients
Pine Ridge Pale Ale – Jared Chaney

Fantastic beverages all around – thanks everybody for coming out and making this a great event!

For more information on this event visit the Mendocino Homebrew Festival website -> https://www.mendohomebrewfest.com/

A Midsummer Night’s Feast – 5th Annual Benefit Dinner

A Midsummer Night’s Feast
5th Annual Good Farm Fund Benefit
Tuesday, July 23rd | 7-9 PM | Yokayo Ranch, Ukiah

This event has become the most beloved farm-to-table experience of the summer! A Midsummer Night’s Feast is a fabulous showcase of our region’s best food & culinary talent, featuring the people who feed our community, from shovel to fork.

Local food doesn’t get better than this. In one summer evening we bring together about 20 of the area’s “local-food-forward” chefs and pair them up with our best local farms and ranches to collaborate on one of a kind seasonal plates.

Libations will include local beer, wines, designer mocktails, and the crowd-favorite craft cocktails made with locally distilled spirits from American Craft Whiskey Distillery.

Hosted outdoors at the beautiful & historic Yokayo Ranch, the evening also includes live music, a farm tour, and a silent auction.

Tickets: $125 includes all food & beverages. We expect to sell out, but if tickets are available at the door they will be $150. Courtesy note: no dogs or other pets, please.

Onsite lodging is available at Yokayo Ranch for the night of the event. However camping spots are extremely limited so place your reservation via Brown Paper Tickets today before they are gone.

Eat Well. Do Good.

Event proceeds directly support our Farm Grant Program that provide crucial funding for infrastructure development projects on local farms, and helps support the EBT/Food Stamp Match program to ensure access to healthy food for all members of our community.

Our event sponsors’ generous support is humbling. Their help and encouragement ensures that the funds raised through ticket sales, silent auctions, etc. goes to funding our important work. Thank you.


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– EVENT SPONSORS –


We would also like to send our deep appreciation to the many the local chefs, farmers, ranchers, restaurants, caterers, food producers, wineries, breweries, distillers, other beverage sponsors, and volunteers who add their special magic that make our events sparkle. Thank you.



Photo by Lauren Steury 2018

Good Farm Fund’s Winter Feast

Good Farm Fund’s Winter Feast

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 from 5 – 9 pm
Barra of Mendocino Event Center at 7051 North State Street in Redwood Valley
Meal by Black Dog Farm & Catering
Advance Tickets are $30-50 sliding scale.
This is always a sell out event, get your tickets now >> https://winterfeast.bpt.me

The Winter Feast is proudly presented by Good Farm Fund & Mendo Lake Food Hub

Second Annual Mendocino County Homebrew Festival!

Second Annual Mendocino County Homebrew Festival!

Support your local brewers to benefit Good Farm Fund 🍻
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 from 3 – 6pm
Downtown Ukiah at the Ukiah Valley Convention Center
Advance Tickets are $30 General Admission/ $45 VIT “Very Important Taster”
Purchase online or at Westside Renaissance Market or Mendocino Book Company

Still accepting homebrew submissions and event sponsors!
For tickets and more info visit >> www.mendohomebrewfest.com 

Midsummer Night’s Feast at Yokayo Ranch: Our 4th Annual Summer Benefit Dinner

This event has become the most beloved farm-to-table experience of the summer!

A Midsummer Night’s Feast is a fabulous showcase of our region’s best food & culinary talent, featuring the people who feed our community, from shovel to fork.

Local food doesn’t get better than this. In one summer evening we bring together about 20 of the area’s “local-food-forward” chefs and pair them up with our best local farms and ranches to collaborate on one of a kind seasonal plates.

A Midsummer Night’s Feast!
4th Annual Farm to Table Benefit at Yokayo Ranch
Tuesday, July 24, 2018  |  7PM  |  Yokayo Ranch, Ukiah

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