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.

Family Herbalist Course Beginners Program 2016

Event date:
10-08-2016 10:00 AM
Event End Date:
03-11-2017 04:30 PM
Cut off date:
11-11-2016
Individual Price:
$525.00

Before 9/8, Early Bird Registration: $475 (Note: Discount will be applied at checkout.)

After 9/8, Regular Price: $525

Join Candis and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with the systems of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and wellbeing. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs!

 

Payment plan option available:
First payment of $175 required to reserve your space in the course. (Note: No payment plan offered for Early Bird registration.)
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Cancellation Fee: $25 fee for cancellations and no refunds after October 5.

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- 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.

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.

 

The Art of Home Cooking: Cookouts Veggie Style!

Event date:
06-08-2016 06:00 PM
Event End Date:
06-08-2016 08:00 PM
Cut off date:
06-07-2016
Individual Price:
$25.00

 

Grilling is the perfect way to use delicious, healthy produce and add more variety to your salads and summer meals. Come learn what vegetables are best suited for grilling, how to prepare them, grill them, and incorporate them into your meals!

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