Events

Diggin' In Teacher Training: July 11-15

Event date:
07-11-2016 09:00 AM
Event End Date:
07-15-2016 02:00 PM
Cut off date:
07-08-2016
Individual Price:
$200.00

This hands-on training will include: Needed materials and approvals, curriculum examples, basics of gardening with children, creating and communicating your vision, funding ideas and much more. Gardens offer beautiful, dynamic settings to integrate every discipline, including science, math, reading, art, environmental studies, nutrition.

Diggin' In Teacher Training: August 8-12

Event date:
08-08-2016 09:00 AM
Event End Date:
08-12-2016 02:00 PM
Cut off date:
08-05-2016
Individual Price:
$200.00

This hands-on training will include: Needed materials and approvals, curriculum examples, basics of gardening with children, creating and communicating your vision, funding ideas and much more. Gardens offer beautiful, dynamic settings to integrate every discipline, including science, math, reading, art, environmental studies, nutrition.

Summer Day Camp: Gardeners (week of 6/27/2016)

Event date:
06-27-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
07-01-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$195.00

Gardeners: For students entering grades 4-6.

 

A unique, fun and practical summer day camp at Soil Born Farms’ 55-acre ranch located along the beautiful American River Parkway. Kids will grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh foods, participate in habitat restoration projects and community service, explore nature and make crafts, meet the farmers and animals, and make new friends!

 

Summer Day Camp: Gardeners (week of 7/25/2016)

Event date:
07-25-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
07-29-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$195.00

Gardeners: For students entering grades 4-6.

 

A unique, fun and practical summer day camp at Soil Born Farms’ 55-acre ranch located along the beautiful American River Parkway. Kids will grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh foods, participate in habitat restoration projects and community service, explore nature and make crafts, meet the farmers and animals, and make new friends!

 

Summer Day Camp: Multi-aged (week of 8/1/2016)

Event date:
08-01-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
08-05-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$195.00

Multi-aged: For students entering grades 1-6.

 

A unique, fun and practical summer day camp at Soil Born Farms’ 55-acre ranch located along the beautiful American River Parkway. Kids will grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh foods, participate in habitat restoration projects and community service, explore nature and make crafts, meet the farmers and animals, and make new friends!

 

Summer Day Camp: Jr Farmers/CIT (week of 6/13/2016)

Event date:
06-13-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
06-17-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$195.00

Junior Farmers/Counselors in Training: For students entering grades 7-12. Participants in this camp can also choose to volunteer as camp counselors during the day camps that follow.

 

A unique, fun and practical summer day camp at Soil Born Farms’ 55-acre ranch located along the beautiful American River Parkway. Kids will grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh foods, participate in habitat restoration projects and community service, explore nature and make crafts, meet the farmers and animals, and make new friends!

 

Summer Day Camp: Sprouts (week of 6/20/2016)

Event date:
06-20-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
06-24-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$195.00

Sprouts: For students entering grades 1-3.

 
A unique, fun and practical summer day camp at Soil Born Farms’ 55-acre ranch located along the beautiful American River Parkway. Kids will grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh foods, participate in habitat restoration projects and community service, explore nature and make crafts, meet the farmers and animals, and make new friends!

Summer Day Camp: Sprouts (week of 7/18/2016)

Event date:
07-18-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
07-22-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$195.00

Sprouts: For students entering grades 1-3.

 
A unique, fun and practical summer day camp at Soil Born Farms’ 55-acre ranch located along the beautiful American River Parkway. Kids will grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh foods, participate in habitat restoration projects and community service, explore nature and make crafts, meet the farmers and animals, and make new friends!

Fruit Tree Care Workshop with Common Vision

Event date:
06-18-2016 02:00 PM
Event End Date:
06-18-2016 06:00 PM
Cut off date:
06-17-2016
Individual Price:
$35.00

Join Leo Buc of Common Vision in this informational and hands-on workshop. Leo will cover general, summer, and species specific orchard and tree care, common disease, and pest management practices.

Bird Walk with Cliff Hawley- May 21

Event date:
05-21-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
05-21-2016 10:00 AM
Cut off date:
05-20-2016
Individual Price:
$8.00

Start your morning off with a pleasant walk around American River Ranch. We will experience a variety of resident birds along with winter, migrant, or summer birds depending on the season. This walk is ideal for beginner to intermediate birdwatchers.

 

Bird Walk with Cliff Hawley- June 11

Event date:
06-11-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
06-11-2016 10:00 AM
Cut off date:
06-10-2016
Individual Price:
$8.00

Start your morning off with a pleasant walk around American River Ranch. We will experience a variety of resident birds along with winter, migrant, or summer birds depending on the season. This walk is ideal for beginner to intermediate birdwatchers.

 

Bird Walk with Cliff Hawley- August 27

Event date:
08-27-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
08-27-2016 10:00 AM
Cut off date:
08-26-2016
Individual Price:
$8.00

Start your morning off with a pleasant walk around American River Ranch. We will experience a variety of resident birds along with winter, migrant, or summer birds depending on the season. This walk is ideal for beginner to intermediate birdwatchers.

 

Bird Walk with Cliff Hawley- October 15

Event date:
10-15-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
10-15-2016 10:00 AM
Cut off date:
10-14-2016
Individual Price:
$8.00

Start your morning off with a pleasant walk around American River Ranch. We will experience a variety of resident birds along with winter, migrant, or summer birds depending on the season. This walk is ideal for beginner to intermediate birdwatchers.

 

Beekeeping II with Brian Fishback

Event date:
07-16-2016 08:00 AM
Event End Date:
07-16-2016 12:00 PM
Individual Price:
$50.00

Building on the foundation set in Beekeeping I, this class will delve deeper into advanced topics as well as a discussion of the challenges the bees face. Topics will include Integrated Pest Management techniques, hive preventative maintenance, hive manipulation, swarm prevention, installing bees, swarm removal, and queen patterns. In addition, the class will cover bee diets, considerations for successful over-wintering of hives,marketing honey, and beekeeping do’s and don’ts.

Small Ruminants and Hogs

Event date:
06-04-2016 03:00 PM
Event End Date:
06-04-2016 06:00 PM
Cut off date:
06-03-2016
Individual Price:
$25.00

 

Come learn everything you need to know about raising sheep, goats and hogs! Pamela Wolfe will discuss the how to manage the animals, advantages and challenges, and how to go about purchasing and selecting the right breeds. She will also talk about how to manage their nutrition and health and your equipment needs.

Seed Saving

Event date:
08-20-2016 02:00 PM
Event End Date:
08-20-2016 04:30 PM
Cut off date:
08-26-2016
Individual Price:
$25.00

 

Come learn how to save seeds from your favorite crops! We will discuss the importance of seed saving, how to care for the plants to assure a good seed supply and how to create right environment to save seeds. You will learn the difference between open pollinated plants and hybrid seeds, with hands on experience on cleaning seeds and the best way to store them.

The Wonders of Fungi and Mushrooms

Event date:
05-21-2016 12:30 PM
Event End Date:
05-21-2016 03:30 PM
Cut off date:
05-20-2016
Individual Price:
$30.00

 

Take a journey into the amazing fungi kingdom and learn how certain fungi and mushrooms can benefit your garden, health, and the planet. In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn easy mushroom cultivation methods you can do at home to grow food, medicine and bring vitality to your garden.

Cooking Out of the CSA Box

Event date:
06-29-2016 06:00 PM
Event End Date:
06-29-2016 07:00 PM
Cut off date:
06-28-2016
Individual Price:
$10.00

 

Come learn to cook with seasonal produce right out of our CSA box! We will explore and master simple vegetarian recipes that everyone in your family will enjoy! Learn the nutritional benefits of the veggies we love! Perfect for anyone who receives the CSA box or people who love to cook with fresh seasonal produce.

Annual American River Herb Walk with Candis Cantin

Event date:
06-04-2016 10:30 AM
Event End Date:
06-04-2016 12:30 PM
Cut off date:
06-03-2016
Individual Price:
$25.00

Come and join Candis for a fascinating herb walk in the American River Parkway.We will walk around the Farm and then take the trails to the American River identifying plants during this easy walk. We will ID and discuss over 25 plants for medicine and food.

 

Annual American River Herb Walk with Candis Cantin

Event date:
06-11-2016 10:30 AM
Event End Date:
06-11-2016 12:30 PM
Cut off date:
06-10-2016
Individual Price:
$25.00

Come and join Candis for a fascinating herb walk in the American River Parkway.We will walk around the Farm and then take the trails to the American River identifying plants during this easy walk. We will ID and discuss over 25 plants for medicine and food.

 

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