Thank You for Your Support

Our 2014 Harvest Fundraising Drive was a Success

sunflower endWe are deeply grateful to the individuals, families, foundations and organizations for investing in Soil Born Farms and helping us reach our fundraising goal last year! Your generosity was matched dollar for dollar thanks to Western Health Advantage, Dave & Maxine Clark and the Weiland Family.

 

5 Ways to Invest in Your Community Farm

Many hands, hearts and minds, united around a common vision, have helped Soil Born Farms make a difference in our community. We are committed to accomplishing much more and we need your help! Your tax-deductible gift will provide the essential resources we need to grow more food, feed more families, teach more kids, plant more gardens, harvest more fruit, train more farmers and help us make steady progress towards improving the historic American River Ranch. Our urban farms are innovative community centers interpreting the connection between food, health and the environment by providing experiences, training, education and sustainable land stewardship.

Restore & Develop the Historic
American River Ranch & Education Center

Phase one of the commercial kitchen & cooking school, parking lot, driveway, office renovations and computer system.

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Sustaining Community Partners: $25,000 to $100,000
Pave-the-Way: $250 (buy a brick)

Grow More Food & Farmers

Develop seven acres of vegetable production and add two veteran apprentices at the American River Ranch to grow more food for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and families in need.

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Adopt-a-Row: $1,000
Adopt-an-Acre: $10,000
Adopt-a-Farmer: $10,000

Expand Discovery Field Trip Program for Underserved Youth

Provide life-changing experiences for over 600 students
grades 1 to 12 attending Title 1 schools.

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Adopt-a-School: $500

Seed the Future of the Edible City

Install a new greenhouse, purchase supplies and equipment, and establish a nursery to provide starts of vegetables, fruit tree stock, native edibles, and medicinal and culinary herbs. This will support the visionary initiatives of our Harvest Sacramento, Growing Together and Grow Your Groceries programs.

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Community Partners: $500 to $25,000
Gifts of $100 from 250 individuals

Join the Monthly Giving Circle of Friends

A great way to help Soil Born Farms throughout the year and get healthy food on everyone's fork. It's simple: make a pledge in any amount of $10 or more per month and we'll charge that amount to your credit card. For example a pledge of $180 for the year would only cost just $15 a month—only 49cents a day! Monthly pledges provide the stable and predictable income that keeps Soil Born Farms sustainable. And it's often easier and more convenient to spread giving out over the year. We'll send you an accounting of your donations for tax purposes at the end of each year.

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A monthly gift of any amount is appreciated! Donate today>

 

Intermediate Home Gardener Course

Saturdays, Feb 14 to Apr 4 • 9:30-12 pm • American River Ranch

homegard lettuceGrow Your Groceries is offering the Winter 2015 Intermediate Home Gardener Course. Designed for gardeners with at least a year of edible gardening experience under their belts, this hands-on course will emphasize garden design and planning, seed saving and propagation, garden ecology. In-class presentations, demos, and hands-on garden work will help you learn concepts and principles that will elevate your understanding of gardening and create healthy, ecological landscapes. More info >