Saturday at the Farm
This Week at the Farmstand: December 15
End the Season on a Festive Note at our Holiday Open House
Purchase Unique Gifts and Soil Born Farms Mugs and Limited Edition Home Grown Tees
Creative Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Meet our Farmers Happy Hour from 11:30am to 1pm
End of the Season Sale (bread, popsicles and more)
Healthy Holiday Appetizers, Demo Recipes and Tastes
Fresh from the Field
This week, stock up on: Greens: Escarole, frisée, Bel Fiore chicory, baby bok choy, Napa and Red Napa cabbage, Gem lettuce heads, salad mix, dandelion greens, arugula and chard; Alliums: Garlic; Herbs: Culinary herbs, herb bunches to make tea; Misc: Fennel, radishes, salad turnips.
Phoebe’s Tea & Snack Bar • 8am to 12:30pm
We’ve added our signature hot beverages to the menu: fresh brewed herbal tea, hot spiced apple cider, chai and Coco-Cocoa! Enjoy freshly-baked scones, muffins and more from Magpie Café and listen to music in the barn.
Eat Your Veggies Demo • 8:30am to 12pm
Learn how to prepare seasonal produce in simple and delicious ways. Tasting samples, recipes and nutritional information will be available.
Millie’s Mercantile & Greenhouse Garden Gift Shop
Get a head start on holiday shopping. We have a unique selection of practical gifts and tools for cooks and gardeners. You’ll find great stocking stuffers and sustainable items to support a healthy lifestyle and the Earth. We have culinary and medicinal herbs, handcrafted garden boxes, quality organic seeds and more. Purchase a limited-edition Home Grown T-shirt and USA-made ceramic Soil Born Farms mugs. Proceeds support the restoration and development of the American River Ranch Center for Food, Health & the Environment
Fun for Kids • 8am to 12:30pm • FREE
Kids’ Activity Tent: Make nature ornaments from nature at our kid’s activity tent located near the Farmstand checkout.
Enchanted Youth Garden (Weather-dependent): Calling all fairies, elves, gnomes and nature spirits, follow the signs, come play and explore. Build fairy and gnome homes, construct a toad abode and create a magical fairy door to take home.
Live Music: Millington Strings • 10am to 12:30pm
Location: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Dr., Rancho Cordova.
We encourage you to bike or walk to the ranch, bring your shopping bag, and take a self-guided tour around the farm. Cash, credit card and EBT accepted.