Imagine towering cottonwoods and willows by a wandering stream, date palms and abundant wildlife, all hidden away in some of the most spectacular scenery the desert has to offer. The Old Spanish Trail is within walking distance, as is the historic Tonopah & Tidewater railroad bed.
Hike to nearby abandoned mines if you wish, or just relax and browse through our store.
A day in the field can be so long and physically tiring that Jenni, a vegetable farmer in Sonoma County, California, said, “You know you’re on a date with a farmer when he falls asleep at 8 p.m.” Hand-weeding for 10 hours can take a toll on your mojo.
The average American farmer is 58-years old and most likely spoken for.
The single farmers that are available don’t have much time for candle-lit dinners.
When Your Partner Doesn’t Want to Get Dirty More than one farmer I spoke to had lost or given up a relationship when a partner wasn’t willing to help them work the land.
A farmer needs someone who can sign on for strict hours, manure-sprayed clothes, and a sore back.
The Old Spanish Trail comes alive again and much more.
Visiting China Ranch can be a wonderful one day adventure or highlight of any trip to Death Valley.
But I also had my own agenda: I wanted to know if I moved to the country whether there would be someone there worth having a relationship with.
I was looking for the pastoral version of a romantic cheat-sheet, a farmer’s guide to successful matches.
The problem with this advice was that my dater’s luck in the city hadn’t been so great either.
And on the many nights when I waited for a guy to call, I doped up on rural romances.
We offer several varieties of California dates as well as our own hybrids.