About Mike Monroe

Mike Monroe and his Valley of Heart's Delight, Inc. are based in Gilroy. He is amateur historian and naturalist focusing on South County in coordination with Santa Clara County Parks, California Passport Tours, Friends of the Winemaker, the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley and the Historical Societies of Gilroy and Morgan Hill.

Take a Hike . . . with Mike Monroe: Learn more about the birds and the bees at SM’s Cutrignelli Fattoria

2020-03-16T15:18:03-07:00

Join Mike at Cutrignelli Fattoria for a conversation about pollinators and habitat gardening EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS HIKE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION. NO ALTERNATE DATE HAS YET BEEN SET. Photo courtesy Cutrignelli Fattoria [...]

Take a Hike . . . with Mike Monroe: Learn more about the birds and the bees at SM’s Cutrignelli Fattoria2020-03-16T15:18:03-07:00

Take a Hike  . . . with Mike Monroe: Enjoy a visit to Andy’s Orchard and learn about fruit stands history

2019-10-26T12:46:36-07:00

When Monterey Road was U.S. 101 there was a gauntlet of fruit stands along this busy thoroughfare By Mike Monroe About 10 years ago, Donna Brodsky wrote a book, "San Martin — Then & Now," featuring sketches [...]

Take a Hike  . . . with Mike Monroe: Enjoy a visit to Andy’s Orchard and learn about fruit stands history2019-10-26T12:46:36-07:00