Community Night at the Farm

Wednesday, Aug. 20 from 5 to 9:30 pm at American River Ranch

Join us for an evening of intergenerational camaraderie, digging in the dirt, a guided farm tour, inspiring presentation, lively conversations and more! Choose from several activities or just come and enjoy the sunset at the farm. Donations are welcome and will support our education program.

5:30-7pm Hands-on Gardening Activity for Families (kids 5 and under need to be accompanied by a parent)

6-6:45 pm Guided Tour of the American River Ranch
Explore and learn about SBF's Vision with Co-Director Shawn Harrison

7pm Special Presentation in the Schoolhouse

Join Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Homescale Permaculture, and lead instructor of this fall’s six-weekend Permaculture Design Course at Soil Born Farms. Toby’s presentation will be on Rethinking Drought: A Permaculture Toolkit for Creating Water-wise Landscapes and Homes—and So Much More! A World Café-style discussion will follow.

Reserve a Green Plate Special

Bring your own picnic or sign up for our Green Plate Special, a delicious vegetarian meal featuring farm fresh produce. Served between 5 and 8pm. Pick up and pay at the Farmhouse Kitchen. $10/ $5 kid's plate. Must reserve in advance.

To reserve a Green Plate Special or a seat for the presentation >>


farm stand bar

American River Ranch

Farm Stand

Featuring fresh, seasonal, local and organic vegetables & fruit


Saturdays 8am to 1pm


We always have a delicious selection of whatever is in season, plus honey, eggs, jams, salsa, and other local products (availability varies). See what we are harvesting each week!


Yoga in the Outdoor Classroom:

Every Saturday, 9-10am, starting May 24
$10 donation, all levels welcome! Taught by Summer Ward and other local instructors. Please bring your yoga mat and sun protection.


Enjoy a country experience in the city. You can bike, walk or drive to the ranch, bring your shopping bag, take a self-guided tour around the farm, and enjoy fair-trade coffee from Equal Exhange and Magpie Café baked goods.


EBT (food stamps) gladly accepted
2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova

Next to Hagan Park, between mile 15 & 16 on the American River Bike Trail