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Nourishing foods tour and tasting

Category: Health & Wellness

Guided By: Teri Patterson

Location: Grass Valley

Available Dates: Saturdays through April

Approximate Time: 1.5 hours

Cost Per Person: $20

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Experience Description

Explore the bustling Grass Valley foodie scene as your guide, Teri, leads you through the historic streets of this charming Gold Rush town. You’ll meet top culinary purveyors as they share their passion for their high-quality foods. During the experience, you’ll taste a wide variety of offerings such as olive oils, reduced vinegars, kombucha, fermented foods, chocolates, and more. Your guide will highlight the nutritional benefits of the food samples and answer your dietary questions. Teri has a wealth of knowledge about diet and nutrition topics, including food sensitivities, tips and tricks for shopping at grocery stores and farmers markets, questions to ask your restaurant servers, and much more.

Along the way, you’ll enjoy a stop at our legendary kitchen store, where Teri will demonstrate some of her favorite cooking techniques and kitchen gadgets that will help you get the most out of every home-cooked meal.

This experience is a great way to sample great food, learn about nutrition, and meet some of Grass Valley’s top gourmets.

The experience also includes some of Teri’s favorite recipes and discounts at select local purveyors.

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Experience Guide

Terri Patterson is a certified nutritionist who loves connecting real people to real food!! Teri is a nineteen year resident in Nevada County and has recently started guiding culinary tours in downtown Grass Valley. She uses her expertise as a certified NTP (Nutritional Therapy Practitioner) and as a foodie to create a unique tour and tasting experience.

“I believe in freedom from counting calories, I believe in eating whole food that your Great Grandma would recognize and I believe each of us need to find our own “diet”. I also believe that nutrition can be fun.”  

-Teri Patterson

Where To Meet

This experience starts at a variety of locations in downtown Grass Valley. Specific directions will  be provided via email after registration is complete.


From Sacramento/Auburn

  1. Take I-80 E toward RENO
  2. Take the Hwy 49 exit toward GRASS VALLEY
  3. Turn LEFT onto Hwy 49.
  4. Continue to follow Hwy 49 North.
  5. Take EXIT 182A toward CA-174 / COLFAX / CENTRAL GRASS VALLEY.
  6. Turn LEFT onto S AUBURN ST.
  7. Turn LEFT onto W MAIN ST.

From Reno/Tahoe

  1. Take I-80 West toward SACRAMENTO
  2. Take the Hwy 20 West exit
  4. Take EXIT 182A toward Hwy 174 / COLFAX.
  5. Turn RIGHT onto E BENNETT ST.;
  6. Turn LEFT onto E MAIN ST. which becomes W. Main beyond S. AUBURN ST.

Safety, Restrictions, and Cancellations

This experience welcomes people of all ages and abilities, however, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Guides may cancel if the minimum number of signups (2 people) is not reached within 24 hours of the scheduled event. Extreme weather or other unforeseen emergencies also may cancel this event.

All sales are final. Experiences purchased may be transferable with at least 48 hours’ notice. In the event your guide cancels, be sure to email us and, upon approval, a full refund will be issued within one week. See our Terms of Service for more information.

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