Travel and relax in style while you delight in breathtaking vistas, savor fresh cuisine, sip incredible wines, and sample the world's finest cannabis. Immerse yourself in this thought-provoking journey as you experience California's harvest culture firsthand and TASTE, SIP & SMOKE on the finest Mendocino has to offer.
Allow yourself to be overwhelmed by the scenic beauty of Mendocino. Take in the rich history of this region on this three-day, two-night guided tour.
Launch yourself into the regional gastronomy, viniculture, and cannaculture of Mendocino County. Traditionally known for its award-winning wineries, staple craft breweries, and mouth-watering farm-to-table cuisine, Mendocino is embracing and highlighting its iconic cannabis culture and community.
Weekend Itinerary (Subject to change) Friday (11/1): Depart Friday afternoon fromMoe Greens Dispensary in San Francisco, California, and head north across the iconicGolden Gate Bridge, through the Marin Headlands and just past Sonoma County. Once you arrive in Hopland, the gateway to Mendocino County, you will have a chance to tour the legendary Eco Terra Center, meet-and-greet an entire community of legendary cannabis farmers awaiting your arrival, and discover a curated cannabis and mushroom inspired culinary event with like-minded lovers of both.
Begin the evening with signature cocktails, appetizers and live music. Next, enjoy a delicious four course meal paired with locally grown flower and learn about the farm and the producers. Make some new friends and enjoy a wonderful evening of celebration and entertainment as you settle into your visit to Mendocino County. This Farm to Table Dinner Reception is hosted by Flow Kana. Dinner will be prepared by Chef Coreen Carroll, founder of the Cannaisseur Series.
Opt to enjoy the VIP after-party with farmers and cannabis industry legends, simply just re tire to your digs at the Yokayo Ranch Inn at the end of your first day and rest up for the Saturday's full slate of tours and events.
Saturday (11/2): Wake up, have breakfast and take a docent-led hike through a mighty Coastal Redwood Grove. Stand at the base of these massive trees, the likes of which are the largest living things on Earth! After a delicious lunch, prepare to sample some of the county’s finest craft brews and ciders at the Mendocino County Homebrew Festival. Put on your official judges cap, sample the entries, and submit your votes for the best brews in Mendo!
If beer isn't your thing, opt for a very special vineyard tour and tasting of Mendocino County wines. (Exact winery TBA.)
You will also have an opportunity to visit a working cannabis farm in the region and meet with the farmers to understand what it takes to cultivate and purvey the world’s finest cannabis. On this farm visit, learn how cannabis is grown, processed and distributed to the legal, adult-use market. Chat with the farmers and learn all about life on a California weed farm. An a la carte itinerary of events on Saturday gives our guests flexibility and choice to stay busy, or simply relax on their own terms. A catered sunset dinner at the Yokayo Ranch Inn awaits you as your Saturday evening winds down. After dessert and some smores around the campfire, retire to your digs and relax.
Sunday (11/3): Wake up and enjoy a continental breakfast and get in a crisp morning hike before checking out of the Yokayo Ranch at 10am and heading into Hopland for a harvest celebration to culminate the weekend. Visit the beautiful 5,350-acre campus of the University of California Hopland Research and Extension Center. Meet researchers, learn about the regional flora and fauna, and take part in hands-on activities (including mapping with drones) and participate in a local olive oil tasting.
After your morning experience, a farm-to-table lunch will be offered in the spectacular Rod Shippey Hall accompanied by live music. Celebrate a fun-filled weekend exploring the best that Mendocino County has to offer the world as you safely return to Moe Greens SF Dispensary in San Francisco by 5pm on Sunday evening full of lifelong memories.
What's included in this package:
Three-day, two-night guided tour and transportation
Charming accommodations at the Yokayo Ranch Inn for 2 nights
All meals and special event tickets to all planned activities
Transportation & Guides
Emerald Farm Tours provides safe, comfortable, and reliable transportation designed to exceed the expectations of our customers. Our contracted transportation partners are fully licensed, bonded, and insured. Complimentary water, munchies, and scheduled restroom stops will enhance your comfort as we travel up the historic US-101 corridor on the breathtaking Redwood Highway.
Lodging & Accommodations
Cannabis-friendly lodging for this trip will be provided by the charming and beautiful Yokayo Ranch Inn in Ukiah, CA. Learn more about the Yokayo Ranch Inn and all of its amenities by clicking here.
Meals & Menus
On Friday night, indulge in the masterful creations of Cannaisseur Series Chef Coreen Carroll. This Mendocino-inspired four-course dinner will be paired with regional cannabis and wines. Vegetarian menu options are offered for the entire weekend. Should you require vegetarian meals, please make your selection during the checkout process. Please email us with specific questions pertaining to dietary restrictions or allergies. We will always do our best to accommodate our guests' requests when possible.
Tour Welcome Kit
Enjoy an Emerald Farm Tours Welcome Gift upon arrival.
Additional things to note:
State law also requires all persons accessing any cannabis facility to be 21 years of age or older with proper identification. Please keep your government issued photo ID on hand at all times.
Due to recent changes in California state law, smoked cannabis consumption is not permitted aboard any CA PUC-licensed vehicles. We are really sorry about this and we are aggressively lobbying to fix this. #vote
With an exception for service animals, no pets are allowed. Please contact our team directly if you require additional accommodations.
Emerald Farm Tours is committed to diversity and inclusiveness on our tours. We commit to making reasonable accommodations for our customers with special needs. If you require special lodging or accommodation requests, or want additional information about our tours, please call us prior to booking to ensure your needs are addressed.
ABOUT EMERALD FARM TOURS Founded by cannabis industry veteran Victor Pinho, Emerald Farm Tours is California’s definitive leader in delivering top-shelf cannabis tourism experiences, educational programming, and unforgettable cannabis-centric events. Our commitment to authenticity, hospitality and safety drives our continued success and has allowed us to delight thousands of guests since 2018. Our signature Cannabis-Infused City Cruise™ tours are now departing daily from San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.
ABOUT THE CANNAISSEUR SERIES The Cannaisseur Series, founded in 2015 by Chef Coreen Carroll and her husband, cannabis entrepreneur Ryan Bush, is a series of curated cannabis and exquisite food pairing experiences shared with open, like-minded lovers of both. An underground pop-up where one can enjoy a gourmet meal with seasonal California ingredients paired with intermezzos of cannabis flower, edibles and extracts from California’s finest purveyors. Small infused bites are served as hors d’oeuvres and non-infused coursed meals are paired with flowers provided by local cultivators. Throughout the event, you’ll hear from both the chef and the cannabis producers on the passion and process that went into everything you try.
ABOUT FLOW KANA Based in the heart of the Emerald Triangle,Flow Kanais the leading sun-grown cannabis brand that sources from, and empowers, Northern California’s locally-owned, independent farms. Flow Kana believes that the diverse history, stories, and methods, coupled with distinct regional terroirs, are truly important to cannabis consumers. They celebrate and support mindful farmers who prioritize environmentally-sound cultivation practices. Flow Kana flower can be found in Flow Kana’s Gold, Silver, and Limited Edition lines, as well as in carefully-selected values-aligned “Powered By Flow Kana” brands throughout the state. (CA license number C11-18-0000227-TEMP)