Community Partners


The Hoes Down Harvest Festival
The Hoes Down Harvest Festival is dedicated to honoring and promoting the knowledge of agricultural arts and sustainable rural living through inspiration and education. Our goals extend beyond the weekend of fun and education. The Hoes Down generates valuable resources for local and statewide organizations working on projects which benefit sustainable agriculture and rural communities.


Community partners help to organize, run and make the magic of the Hoes Down come to life.



The Community Partners included the following groups and community organizations:

CSA Chico Agriculture Education Students
Capay Valley Volunteer Fire Department
Capay Valley Homeschoolers
Community Alliance with Family Farmers
Davis Farm to School
Ecological Farming Association
Esparto/Capay Valley 4-H Club
Friends of the Esparto Regional Library
FFA- Esparto 
Kathleen Barsotti Foundation
Slow Food Yolo
The Farmers Guild
Western Yolo Grange
Western Yolo Recreational Association
Whole Earth Festival