All posts by: Gilda Taffet

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Soil Born Featured in Comstock’s Magazine Read the Comstock’s Magazine article about regenerative agriculture practices in our area. Soil Born Farm’s shift toward a regenerative management plan is slow and one of continuous learning that strategically introduces new agricultural methods. As the farm reopens to the public—that’s expected late spring or early summer—those practices will […]

Special Summer Program Through experiential learning, discovery and play, youth will deepen their connection to food, health and the environment. Participants will explore, create, learn, sing and enjoy the outdoors. Kids on the Farm classes are designed for youth ages 7 to 11 years old. Each themed class will be unique and can be enjoyed […]

Help Us Survive and Thrive If ever there was a time to support local nonprofits that mean something to you, it’s now. We know many of you are struggling too. But, if you are able and Soil Born Farms is special to you, please consider giving what you can to help us continue our work […]

Drive-thru Farmstand Pickup on Saturday Our marketplace features organic produce, prepared foods, seedlings, fruit trees and an assortment of organic pantry and baked goods that we have curated from over 35 local farms, bakeries and small businesses (see details below). Our intention is to create a safe, one-stop shopping experience that will support you and […]

Good Medicine for the Times Our organic farmers are committed to environmental stewardship of the American River Ranch by practicing regenerative agriculture principles. Working with nature, cultivating healthy soil, reducing weed pressure, choosing varieties that grow well in this climate results in healthy food that is nutrient rich and delicious. Our produce is incredible this […]

Pop-Up Online Organic Plant Sale Our May Day online pop-up event SOLD OUT in record time, thank you all for your enthusiasm and support! Watch for details about our next online sale, a pop-up for Mother’s Day, which will be accepting orders on Wednesday, May 6 with drive-through order pickup on Friday, May 8… In the meantime, […]

Practical Guidance and Family Fun It’s Easy Eating Green view video >> Eat the Rainbow Smoothie view video >> Seed Sprouting Activity view video >> How Fast Can It Sprout? Part 1 view video >> How to Plant a Fruit Tree view video >>

A Poem by Wendell Berry I will wait here in the fields to see how well the rain brings on the grass. In the labor of the fields longer than a man’s life I am at home. Don’t come with me. You stay home too. I will be standing in the woods where the old […]

Our Farmstand, all classes and events are on hold at the moment… Please check back as we are monitoring the COVID-19 guidelines for re-opening services and responding accordingly.

Invest in Your Community Farm Even the most resourceful nonprofit organizations need a strong donor base to carry their mission forward. Nonprofit professionals have advised that doubling our current number of donors is a high priority to sustain and grow our organization. In order for us to better serve our community, we need to strengthen […]