Moms are always working overtime, but this year in particular they’re juggling work, home schooling, household management and more. The Apple Hill Growers appreciate this year’s unique challenges and are making it easy to celebrate your mom with a taste of the region. One of the best ways to show your love and appreciation for all your mom does is to give her a getaway for some “me time.” She might not be able to have a spa day now, but you can purchase gift cards for a weekend at Ponderosa Ridge Bed & Breakfast or a relaxing treatment at Time Out Day Spa. If you purchase the cards now, mom can treat herself once we’re all back in business. Ponderosa Ridge, is nestled on 11 acres, including three of apple orchards, with paths to wander and a hot tub to relax in after a day of exploring the area. Time Out offers total pampering treatments including facials, Vichy treatments, back rejuvenation, paraffin dips and more.
No Mother’s Day is complete without a champagne toast! Local wineries open, though tasting rooms are closed, so you can place an order for her favorite online and easily pick up curbside. Madroña Vineyards is offering a special Mother’s Day package which includes a bottle of Rucksack Cellars Barbera Rosé, Mediterranean grilled chicken salad for two and a beautiful bouquet from Flowers on Main. Hurry though – they are taking orders through May 8! Boeger Winery will be offering curbside pickup the weekend, including fun gift ideas for mom like jam made with Boeger wine. Apple Hill’s newest winery, Starfield Vineyards has put together special gift packages that combine wine, flowers, pairing plates and more. Order online or call ahead for easy purchasing.
Delfino Farms will be open on Saturday, May 9 from 11:00 to 3:00 for curbside frozen pie pickup! Pie is the perfect sweet finish to your Mother’s Day celebration!
You can still get delicious Apple Hill Growers products online. 24Carrot Farm’s online Farmers Market lets you select fresh produce and flowers from their farm, Flying V Farm and other El Dorado County farms. Just order and pay online and pick up and to order and pay online, then simply drive up for easy pick-up.
Here’s a list of Apple Hill Growers Open Year-Round