Rainbow Orchards is a family farm that prides itself in producing quality fruits and fruit products since 1977. Dedicated to legacy farming, this fifth generation El Dorado farming family grows blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, nectarines, winter squash, and pumpkins on over 300 acres in the Sierra Nevada foothills. A member of the Apple Hill Growers Association, Rainbow Orchards welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors during harvest season to enjoy the bountiful fruits of our labors and share the beauty of our farm and our rural lifestyle.
Visitors to Rainbow Orchards enjoy home-style baked goods from the bakeshop that makes everything from scratch including the world famous HOT apple cider donuts! Other favorites are peach and berry cobblers, apple, peach, and berry pies, apple crisps, and a variety of homemade jams, syrups, butters, and vinegars. Visitors sample fresh, unfiltered, unpasteurized apple cider from the on-site cider mill. During the harvest celebration visitors listen to bluegrass music in the orchard, shop for handmade crafts on the green, and enjoy outdoor barbecue with local ingredients.
Rainbow Orchards is open for You Pick Blueberries in June and July, The apple barn in Camino is open from Labor Day through December. Rainbow Orchards fruits and fresh apple cider are available in the San Francisco Bay Area and at Truckee and Tahoe City in the Sierras.
Rainbow Orchards has proudly participated in Sample the Sierra since its beginning in 2009 providing fresh local fruit for chefs to create their awesome offerings. Look for something tasty using blueberries in Sample the Sierra 2014!