County Farm Rules and Farm Use Request Application

In order to raise animal(s) or use garden space(s) at a San Mateo/San Francisco (SMSF) County 4-H Farm for experiential learning purposes (not for personal use), members must complete the following by the application deadlines for the program year (no later than 11:59 pm):

  1. Complete the Online Farm Use Request Application.*
  2. Read, understand and agree to comply with state and SMSF County Farm Rules.
  3. Read, understand and agree to comply with local farm rules. Please check with your farm manager if you need to submit signed LOCAL FARM RULES. 

Submission Deadlines:

  • August 15: Steer/Heifer, dairy animals and breeding animals.
  • November 15: All other animals (except steer/heifer) and garden spaces.
  • January 15: Any changes and final requests.

*If you are unable to complete the application online, please contact Zeva Cho,