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Benefiting Organizations

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 that benefit sustainable agriculture and rural communities.


 Every cent brought in during the festival is donated back to community organizations.


Benefiting Organizations Include:


Ecological Farming Association

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

Yolo Farm to Fork – Davis Farm to School


Esparto High School Scholarship (Agriculture)

Esparto High School Scholarship (Arts and Humanities)

Kathleen Barsotti Non- Profit for Sustainable Agriculture

Center for Land Based Learning

Friends of the Esparto Regional Library

Guinda Discovery Center

Farmer's Guild

Western Yolo Grange

Esparto FFA Chapter Boosters

Western Yolo Recreation Center Association (WYORCA)

Chico State Collegiate Future Farmers of America

Capay Valley Vision – Ag Taskforce

Capay Valley Volunteer Firefighters

Esparto/ Capay Valley 4-H

ASUCD- Whole Earth Festival

Winters Farm to School

Esparto Lion’s Club

And more....