Farm Day was celebrated in various locations throughout Santa Maria Saturday. Those in attendance learned how farmers provide fresh fruits and vegetables to consumers. See photos from select events in this photo gallery.
Visitors sample food and pick up free produce at Bonipak in Santa Maria during Santa Barbara County Farm Day on Saturday.
A visitor gets a hands-on education about how soil and water produce fresh fruit and vegetables Saturday morning at Bonipak in Santa Maria as part of Santa Barbara County Farm Day.
A family checks out plants available at Allan Hancock College during Santa Barbara County Farm Day on Saturday.
The Miller family of Santa Maria attend Farm Day at Babé Farms where fresh food and produce were available to the public.
David Nielsen, 6, grabs some free produce at Bonipak in Santa Maria during Santa Barbara County Farm Day on Saturday.
Fresh fruits and vegetables make up a Charcuterie Board made by Amazing Grazing at Babé Farms during Farm Day Saturday.
Santa Barbara County residents experienced a variety of activities from behind-the-scenes tours, tractor rides, produce tastings and giveaways, and kid-friendly exhibits.
Rafael and Esteban Perez sit inside a tractor on display at Babé Farms in Santa Maria during Santa Barbara County Farm Day on Saturday.
Members of the public hear about processing and packaging of Santa Maria Valley produce at Bonipak during Santa Barbara County Farm Day, when agricultural operations opened their gates Saturday.
Behind-the-scenes tours were given Saturday during the Santa Barbara County Farm Day at Bonipak Produce. Guests got to learn how the food goes from soil to your table.
Families arrive at the Allan Hancock College Vineyard to learn about fresh fruits and vegetables.
Children draw and color produce as they learn about fruits and vegetables during the Santa Barbara County Farm Day Saturday.
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