Love of the Land is a mid-summer celebration honoring agricultural award winners who are leading the way to preserve Sonoma County’s rich farming heritage. The event begins with a tasting of Sonoma County wine and food. A dinner buffet featuring an array of Sonoma County-grown products follows the reception. The main event is a special program where members of the agriculture community are honored. Special awards include: Farm Bureau Hall of Fame, Farm Family of the Year and Luther Burbank Conservation Award. Funds raised from this event furthers the organization’s goal of preserving agriculture lands, providing agriculture education for youth of all ages and protecting clean water for the future.
Located in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley, this year's Love of the Land will be held July 13, 2017 at Richard's Grove & Saralee's Vineyard: 3575 Slusser Rd, Windsor, CA 95492.
The event is open to the public, begins at 4 p.m. There will be tasting of Sonoma County wine and food from 4 to 7 p.m. The reception will also include a silent auction. A dinner buffet featuring an array of Sonoma County-grown products will be served at 7 p.m. The dinner will be followed by the awards presentation and live auction.