Saratoga in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Garrad Farms was founded by David Garrod with the purchase of sixty-five acres. For over seventy years the family run farm was active in fruit production. In the following years the farm has been devoted to equestrian sports and vineyards.
Erected 1991 by Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 16.607′ N, 122° 3.642′ W. Marker is in Saratoga, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Garrod Road east of Mt. Eden Road. Click for map. Marker is placed near the barn at the parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22647 Garrod Road, Saratoga CA 95070, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paul Masson Mountain Winery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Saratoga State Bank (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Martin McCarty's Toll Gate (approx. 2 miles away); John C. Hutchinson Building (approx. 2 miles away); Hutchinson /Cloud-Smith Store/Samuel Cloud House McCarthy Building (approx. 2 miles away); Grover House (approx. 2 miles away); Saratoga World War I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saratoga.
Regarding Garrod Farms. Originally a farm producing fruit, the business has grown to a successful winery and equestrian sports facility. Trail rides and programs are offered as well as boarding. Also a wine tasting room allows visitors to taste and purchase the family produced wines.
Also see . . . Cooper-Garrod Vineyard. Since 1972, aging orchards have been replaced with grapes which thrive in this microclimate. (Submitted on April 6, 2011.)
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