Third Annual Harvest Festival to Showcase Growing Grounds Farm

Autumn has begun, but the last, luscious remains of summer will hold center stage at the third annual Harvest Festival at Growing Grounds Farm, Saturday, October 16th from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Farm located at 820 West Foster Road in Santa Maria.

Join local artisans and musicians for an afternoon in celebration of mental health, good work and great food. Fresh flowers and organic vegetables, unique products, and art will be on display and ripe for the picking. Take a chance in a raffle for fabulous prizes. And, enjoy delicious chicken barbeque in the shady trees by our farm stand. Barbeque tickets are $10 each for adults and $5 each for children 10 and under.

All proceeds will support Growing Grounds Farm and the people who depend on it for employment and horticultural therapy.

When: Saturday, October 16th from 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: Growing Grounds Farm in Santa Maria

820 West Foster Road

Admission: Admission is free! Barbeque plate tickets are are $10 each for adults and $5 each for children 10 and under and can be purchased by phone at (805) 540-6594 or visit the donation page at

Produce, flower boquets, and plants will be available for purchase at the Farm Stand

For more information, or to purchase barbeque tickets, please call 805 540-6594.


Transitions-Mental Health Association is a non-profit organization that helps children and adults live, work and grow in our community. TMHA operates 27 programs at over 35 locations that reach over 2,000 people and 1,500 families in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. The emphasis of TMHA’s many services is to teach vital independent living skills, and build a framework for community re-entry through personal empowerment and hands on experience. For over 30 years, T-MHA has been dedicated to providing housing, employment, case management and life-skills support to teens and adults with mental illness; and support, resources and education for their loved ones. For more information, visit