In the News

Sep
27
2013

Larry Himmel of News 8: "The Search For the Perfect Pumpkin Begins"

Larry's visit to our pumpkin patch is an annual tradition. He came to visit us on Opening Day, September 25, 2013. San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Feb
18
2013

Labrador Retrievers Put on a Show at Bates Nut Farm

Featured in the U-T San Diego, NC Times Section, on Sunday, February 17, 2013. Follow this link to read the article: http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/feb/17/tp-labrador-retrievers-put-on-a-show-at-bates-nut/


Oct
16
2011

In Person: Fourth-generation Bates farmer carries on tradition

Sherrie Bates-Ness talks to Tom Pfingsten about growing up at Bates Nut Farm, and how the business has evolved over the years. Read more at:...

Oct
13
2011

Oct
19
2010

Check it out: Bates Nut Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Valley Center

San Diego Union Tribute Writer Amanda Strouse profiles Bates Nut Farm, the Pumpkin Patch, and fall events.  Read more at :...

Jul
30
2010

Cultivating pumpkins, generation after generation

J. Harry Jones of the U-T talks to Sherrie Bates-Ness and Victor Paz about creating the famous Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch year after year. Sherrie shares some history of the farm and her...