Farmer's Markets partake of the abundance as well, with every community on the Golden Coast hosting its own colorful festival of produce and local products. Fresh-caught fish, local cheese, lavender, citrus, fresh flowers, organic vegetables, artisan olive oils and breads--this year-round bounty enlivens the kitchens of restaurants and the home cook alike.
Nearby San Luis Obispo hosts its own popular Farmer's Market and street fair every Thursday evening. This beautiful small city is home to the highly ranked California Polytechnic State University. Famous for its architecture, agriculture, engineering and public policy programs, its graduates are highly sought after in their fields. The campus is also home to the Performing Arts Center, a community treasure featuring bold architectural design and a full season of world class performances each year.
Fifteen minutes south, Morro Bay Yacht Club has a guest dock and moorings for visiting vessels. Otters, rays, and dolphins are frequent harbor visitors.