Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks today announced the ninth annual Kitayama Brothers Farms Gerbera Festival, a benefit for Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks, will be held Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kitayama Brothers Farms is located at 481 San Andreas Road in Watsonville (next to Sunset State Beach).
The Gerbera Festival, part of the Monterey Bay Greenhouse Growers Open House event, features free greenhouse tours, potted Gerbera plants and cut flowers for sale, flower arranging demonstrations, a farmers market, tacos, local beer and a PopUp ParkStore.
All proceeds from the Gerbera Festival benefit Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks.
The Gerbera Festival is part of the larger Monterey Bay Greenhouse Growers Open House, a daylong event on June 9 featuring guided tours of four Monterey Bay flower farms, including Kitayama Brothers. Go to www.montereybayfarmtours.org for more.