An Evening with Farm Aid
at Trattore Farms

We hope you can join us at Trattore Farms, in Geyserville, California on Friday, May 20, 2016.

Farm Aid’s small event series “An Evening with Farm Aid” is headed to Sonoma County to celebrate incredible food, family farmers and live music.

Trattore Farms Farm Aid invite

With a live performance by Farm Aid artist Grace Potter and local, organic family farm food from renowned chef Duskie Estes, this is a special evening you won’t want to miss.

The festivities begin at 5:00 pm with a VIP meet & greet with Grace Potter and wine tasting. At 6:00 pm, doors open to the full guest list with an extended cocktail hour and live auction. Preview the items below!


Trattore Farms, 7878 Dry Creek Rd, Geyserville, CA 95441


Tickets are available for purchase at

  • Single tickets are $500 each.
  • The VIP Meet & Greet tickets include a photo opportunity with Grace Potter and pre-event wine tasting.
  • The VIP Farm Tour package includes a 30-minute farm tour for 2 people with Grace Potter & Trattore Farms owner Tim Bucher, pre-event wine tasting and best seats in the house for Grace Potter’s acoustic set.

Grace Potter:


Live Auction Items:

One Week’s Stay at Villa Escondida in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


Villa Escondida is located south of the Zona Romantica in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and provides accommodations for up to 6 adults in 3 private bedroom suites. The Villa is staffed by a maid Monday through Friday and a private chef can be arranged for guests. Villa Escondida is available for a week’s stay from November 1 – December 14, 2016 and April 1 – May 30, 2017.

Three Night Getaway to New York City for Two from Getaway2Give

New York City Central Park in Autumn with Manhattan skyscrapers and colorful trees over lake with reflection.

Central Park Residence Description

Just south of Central Park, in arguably the most sought after location and building in all of Manhattan sits this upscale residence. Walk minutes in any direction and enjoy popular NYC attractions like Central Park, the world famous shopping of 5th Avenue, MOMA, Times Square, the Theatre District, Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall.

Martin SWOMGT Acoustic Guitar signed by Grace Potter



Built in accordance with Martin’s responsible guitar building practices, the SWOMGT sustainable wood model provides a combination of great tone and attractive appointments at an extremely good value. The majority of wood utilized in this instrument originated in forests managed in an ecologically responsible manner.

Farm Aid 2016 VIP Experience Package

Farm Aid 2016 VIP package includes two VIP tickets to Farm Aid 2016, featuring artists Willie Nelson & Family, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds & many more! Also included is access to full HOMEGROWN Catering and to the VIP tent at the show.

Les Paul 50’s Tribute Signed by Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Jack White, and Gary Clark Jr.


Music legends Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Jack White, and Gary Clark Jr. all autographed this beautiful Gibson Les Paul 50’s Tribute Vintage Sunburst Electric Guitar at this year’s Farm Aid concert, giving you an incredible rock ‘n’ roll keepsake from one of the biggest music events of the year. Benefiting America’s family farms, the annual Farm Aid concert is the longest running benefit concert in history. This is a rare chance to not only own an incredible guitar signed by these incredible artists, but to contribute to keeping family farmers on the land.

Silent Auction Items:

A Round Trip for Two on Surf Air

Surf Air_Color

Three Night Getaway to Chicago or Los Angeles or Miami from Getaway2Give

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Three or Five Night Getaway to La Jolla, California or Los Cabos, Mexico, or Beaver Creek, CO from Getaway2Give

12 - Los Cabos - pool and ocean- 2 BD - G2G

Two Tickets to Country Line Harvest dinner at Red Hill Ranch presented by Outstanding in the Field


Host Farmer: David Retsky, County Line Harvest, Petaluma, CA – June 26, 2016
Guest Chef: Michael Rafidi, RN74, San Francisco, CA

Outstanding in the Field is the traveling table-to-farm dinner series that stages feasts in the places where the food grows. On June 26, David Retsky hosts OITF at his Petaluma farm. David is a charmer and a farmer. A mischief maker and vegetable conjurer. Chefs know David and depend on him. Magic on the plate comes from the farmer’s fairy dust. Also on the menu are eggs and beef from Red Hill Rancher Kitty Dolcini and family. Chef Michael Lee Rafidi has spent time at a number of restaurants around the country including Blue Duck Tavern, and The Mildred, before joining MINA Group.  He will be joined by RN74’s sommelier David Castleberry.

A Taste of Historic California from Rancho Llano Seco (Est. 1861, Chico, CA)

  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 2 packs italian sausages (12 oz. each)
  • 2 packs argentine sausage (12 oz. each)
  • 1 sampler box of 3 different heirloom bean varietal (12 oz. each)
  • 2 different packs of our ancient grain Durum wheat berries and Appalachian flint corn
  • 16 oz. each 1 pack bacon ends and bits (approx 2 lbs.)
  • 1 pack pork spare ribs (approx. 4 lbs.)
  • 1 Postcard explaining our Rancho history and our farming practice

Two 50-minute Spa Treatments at The Spa at Hotel Healdsburg


Inspired by Healdsburg’s sophisticated agrarian sensibility, the Spa Hotel Healdsburg offers treatments that weave together professional expertise with a sense of place.

Biodynamic treatments, locally sourced products and a therapeutic touch exemplify our philosophy that nature combined with nurture ignites the body’s own healing abilities. In addition to our six serene treatment rooms—which include a couple’s suite—the Spa offers comforts you’ll only find at Hotel Healdsburg: a serene garden patio, Jacuzzi and access to the swimming pool nestled in our own olive grove.

Framed Drumhead signed by members of Dave Matthews Band


Gift Certificate for a one night’s stay and bottle of wine at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Of the luxury Sonoma hotels and resorts available, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is the ultimate Wine Country destination. Blessed by natural mineral hot springs in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California and an idyllic, world famous wine growing region abundant with local products, our Willow Stream Spa, championship Sonoma Golf Course and signature restaurant, the Michelin award winning Santé, offer an unforgettable retreat.


The American Felling Axe by Best Made Company


Gift Certificate to the girl & the fig or the fig cafe

Little America Backpack by Herschel Supply Co.

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