Event: 2017 Farmstead Harvest Festival

Third Annual Harvest Festival at the Farmstead Join us for pumpkins, pony rides, face painting, and meet the Clydesdales at Folded Hills Farmstead. Bring the whole family for a fun afternoon. Saturday, October 21st 3p.m. - 6p.m. 2323 Old Coast Hwy Gaviota, Ca 93117 Directions: From 101 South, coming from Buellton - exit left on Old Coast Hwy, just passed ...

Celebrate the True Meaning of Labor Day

The True Meaning of Labor Day Labor day was established in 1894, back when a 70-hour work week was typical. Business owners and workers realized the need for more rest and time away from work. The holiday was established to honor and celebrate workers and the contributions they have made to our country. As time has gone on, an unbalanced ...

Is Preserving Family Legacy Important to You?

SHAPED BY OUR ROOTS Guests who visit Folded Hills feel it the moment they step out of their car. They immediately fall in love with the animals, come-as-you-are hospitality, and nostalgic setting. But the qualities we are becoming known for did not come about by chance. They came from a respect for history and family legacy. Yes, we are a ...

Event: 2016 Harvest Festival at Farmstead

Celebrate Harvest at Farmstead Our Harvest Festival returned to the Farmstead this year, complete with hay rides, pumpkin patch, pony rides, face painting, and baby pigs. Thank you to all the families that came out and celebrated with us. We will see you at next year's Harvest Festival, October 21st! If you enjoyed reading this article please add your name ...

Santa Ynez Chefs Sourcing KuneKune Pork

KUNEKUNE BREEDING PROGRAM We love KuneKunes and are thrilled that Farmstead visitors can share our joy of raising them. With the help of Jake from Valley Piggery and Lori from the Kunekune Registry, we established a model focused on creating awareness for this once endangered breed. Each of our pigs are raised for either local families looking to start their own herd, or ...

Custom Wedding Proposal in Santa Ynez

CUSTOM PROPOSAL COMPLETE WITH GOATS For weeks Sam secretly worked with Armando Martinez, of Alegria by Design, to plan an unforgettable marriage proposal for his girlfriend Natalie. They headed from Los Angeles to Santa Ynez on June 27th, with Natalie completely unaware of what surprises were in store. After meandering along the dirt roads, they reached Refugio Ranch’s private estate where they were greeted by saddled horses ...

Event: NYE Family Party at Farmstead

NEW YEAR'S EVE IN THE CHANDELIER BARN We love to gather and share at Folded Hills. One of our all-time favorite occasions is the dinner we had for family and friends, inside the chandelier barn at the Farmstead on New Year's Eve. It was the coldest night of the year, (21 F) but we kept warm by enjoying delicious food by Chef ...