Holiday Fair At Harley Farm🎄

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For the last few years We have enjoy our yearly trek with Pat over the hill to Pescadero for the Holiday fair at the Goat cheese farm. They have a big barn,( well, several big barns!) and upstairs in the converted hay loft they have a lovely array of hand crafted items to admire and purchase. All the artists are local and the variety of art is always fun to see. There is beautiful sea glass jewelry, knitted items, a women hand weaving the yarn as you admire her wares and many eatable things like lavender honey cheese, lavender sachets, peppermint bark, and jewelry made from antique beads, just to name a few. This year they expanded the fair into a second barn and its more of a small retail set up . They even had PAINT made from goat milk! What? In the original barn they have a lovely cheese shop , Scott bought two cheeses Fromage Blanc and goat cheese ricotta . They have a nice selection of many things made from their goat milk . We always like to watch the goats roam around and butt heads or chew on the fence or just chomp on hay. They are adorable little guys, for sure, although kinda stinky! Ha! Ha! I’d like to try to get back over there in the spring time to see the babies!

After enjoying the farm and the art we decided to head over to Sam’s Chowder House. This is a very popular spot in Half Moon Bay, right on the ocean that is known for their clam chowder . So three clam chowders, lots of sour dough dunking and a bite of pecan bread pudding and we were back in the car headed for home! Ahhhh! What a fantastic afternoon with two people I love! Did I mention GRATEFUL !!!

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If he wasnt so stinky i probablly would have given him a smooch ! He”s such a flirt! And just my type!

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This is the original barn where the cheese shop is and the upstairs holiday fair

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The converted hay loft upstairs in the original barn.

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Goat milk paint! Now Ive heard it all!

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A sign directing us to the goats, just in case you cant smell your way to them!

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The cheese shop and the many varieties of goat cheeses to taste and to purchase.

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This is the new barn where there were many new artisians displaying the many beautiful things

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Such a sweet picture of Scott and Pat! Wow, such beautiful hair! ( Pats, not Scotts!)

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About hollycarter184

Life is Good! But it's time for a change, and more adventure! I'd like to share the whole experience of preparing then actually making a reality of expatriating, and moving to a new country. It's an exciting, and slightly scary move full of possibility . I'm looking forward to learning a new language and making new connections with the people who share our spirit of adventure. This blog is my way of continuing my connection with my friends and family in the States. Sooooo here it goes! :)

4 responses »

  1. What a great day you all had–I’ll have to keep that little adventure in mind for the future–thanks for sharing!!

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