A Destination Event

How To Make Reservations

If your next event craves an authentic and rustic setting, then our beautiful, original redwood barn is the perfect place to gather. We host a variety of events including weddings, Sunday brunch/luncheons, family reunions, memorial services and birthday parties.  Our location on the Mendocino Coast provides an escape from the city, with access to local amenities just a few minutes drive from the farm. We are easy to find, right on Highway One, just 4 miles north of Mendocino Village and 4 miles south of Fort Bragg.  Jug Handle State Natural Reserve is next door, offering numerous hiking trails in Jackson State Forest and access to the famed Mendocino County Headlands and Jug Handle Beach.

By choosing Fortunate Farm for your event you are supporting a locally owned and operated multi-generational family farm. Because farming is our first order of business, we include a flower and produce allowance in the rental price. Orders over the minimum allowance amounts are additional and offered at wholesale prices. It is our great pleasure to share our farm offerings with you and your guests!  Your genuine, rustic farm to table experience might include a walk in our flower fields, dancing in the barn, or mingling among the olive trees while enjoying the finest produce grown with love and care right on the property. An event at Fortunate Farm is a truly unique farm experience.
We are currently taking a limited number of reservations for Summer 2017 and beyond. Please contact our Event Coordinator at [email protected] to check availability, schedule a tour, and reserve your next event! (Dates are subject to availability. List prices are subject to change in 2018. All offerings are subject to terms and availability.)

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Facilities

Included in our base rental price are access to our 1,100 square foot redwood barn, heritage olive grove, wooded pastures, flower production fields including a u-pick flower area, and vegetable production fields. Parking zones will be provided for your guests. The maximum seated capacity for the barn is 90 people, and is based upon the use of standard 5’/60” round tables, with 10 guests at each table. The maximum property capacity included in the base rental price is 100 people, including children over 1 year of age. If you are interested in hosting an event above the maximum capacity, please speak with the Event Coordinator.

Please note that Fortunate Farm’s primary business is organic vegetable and flower production, cultivating compost in collaboration with North Coast Brewing Company, and managing a flock of sheep on the property. Fortunate Farm will do its very best to work around your event date(s) and time(s); however, some daily farm routines will have to continue, and there might be unavoidable sounds and smells associated with some daily farm operations.

Rental Requirements

All rental information and requirements are detailed in the rental agreement and contract.  A 30% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve the date of your event. Please contact the Event Coordinator to review the complete rental agreement and contract. A few, but not all, of the terms covered in the contract are:
  • Special Event Liability Insurance for the day of event
  • Porta-potty rental with handwashing station(s)
  • A parking attendant to assist your guests with arrival (a friend or family member will suffice)
  • Considerations for green, sustainable, ecologically-sound cleaning and zero-waste solutions
  • Pet prohibitions (pets can pose dangers to livestock

Vendors 

We have curated a list of local vendors to help with your event.  If you need referrals for caterers, musicians, florists, equipment rental, etc., please ask our Event Coordinator for our list of providers.

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