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Event Venue Date Description
Ask a Farmer - A Grow Your Groceries Class Series on Zoom
  • Tue., September 21, 2021 7:00pm

Join us for an inspiring presentation on a seasonal gardening topic each month on Zoom. The classes will provide basic information plus time for your questions. You’ll learn tricks of the trade that will help you create and maintain a thriving edible garden. Get expert advice and learn practical strategies to grow organic nutritious food for you and your family. Beginners and seasoned gardeners will benefit. $15 per class or $150 for series (save $30).

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Yoga on the Farm American River Ranch
  • Sat., September 25, 2021 8:30am

Classes include breath work and intentional movement. Open to all levels. Please register in advance. Bring your own mat and water bottle.

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Pollinator Garden Walk & Talk American River Ranch
  • Sat., September 25, 2021 9:00am

Learn about different groups of pollinators and discover the unique facets of native bees and other specialists that are equipped to pollinate even the most challenging flower. Consider the ways you can enhance your own garden to attract and sustain these animals that are so critical to our survival. 

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Families on the Farm: Plant Part Palooza American River Ranch
  • Sat., September 25, 2021 9:30am

Families on the Farm classes offer learners of all ages a chance to engage in self-directed hands-on activities based upon a particular theme. Enjoy the youth garden and explore all that is growing and living at Soil Born Farms.

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Native Plants Walk & Talk 10-2-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., October 2, 2021 9:00am

Take a leisure tour of Elderberry Farms Native Plant Nursery which grows about 120 different local native plant species. Learn about the benefits of growing native plants and their adaptability to limited water resources and climate change.

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Basics of Herbal Medicine American River Ranch
  • Sat., October 9, 2021 9:30am

Learn how to bring medicinal plants into your everyday life to promote overall wellness and address minor illnesses and injuries. We will discuss the healing properties of several common herbs, and how to incorporate them through cooking, everyday herbal tonics and simple home remedies to use when ailments arise.

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Herb Walk & Talk American River Ranch
  • Sat., October 16, 2021 9:00am

Explore the herbs that grow on the American River Ranch. Learn the identification, properties and uses of medicinal and culinary herbs to enhance health and well-being.

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Harvesting Water Workshop American River Ranch
  • Sat., October 16, 2021 9:30am

Learn to use the water from your roof or your washing machine for outdoor irrigation of shrubs, trees and vegetable gardens.

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Explorations in Nature Walk & Talk 10-23-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., October 23, 2021 9:00am

Join naturalist Cliff Hawley to explore the plants, animals, and relationships that make up the environment of the American River Ranch.

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Work & Learn Day 10-30-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., October 30, 2021 9:00am

Learn about native plants and unique water-saving irrigation systems. Help us care for our native plants and install a unique olla-based irrigation system that can be run from a rainwater collection tank.

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Native Plants Walk & Talk 11-6-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., November 6, 2021 9:00am

Take a leisure tour of Elderberry Farms Native Plant Nursery which grows about 120 different local native plant species. Learn about the benefits of growing native plants and their adaptability to limited water resources and climate change.

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Raising Pastured Poultry for Meat American River Ranch
  • Sat., November 6, 2021 9:30am

We will discuss everything from receiving your chicks, to the type of shelter they will need to live great lives, and when and how to process the chickens.

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Bird Walk & Talk 11-13-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., November 13, 2021 9:00am

Join naturalist Cliff Hawley to explore the bird, animal and plant life of the American River Ranch.

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Propagation for the Home Gardener American River Ranch
  • Sat., November 13, 2021 9:30am

Learn simple techniques for multiplying your favorite plants through propagation of cuttings, divisions and seeding.

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Regenerative Agriculture Walk & Talk 12-4-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., December 4, 2021 9:00am

Take a tour of the farm while learning the principles of regenerative agriculture. See how our farmers implement regenerative practices that revitalize the land and restore the historic American River Ranch.

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Winter Herbal Wellness American River Ranch
  • Sat., December 4, 2021 9:30am

Techniques for using herbs, diet, and good habits for supporting mental and physical well-being and avoiding illness in the colder, darker months of the year.

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Bird Walk & Talk 12-11-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., December 11, 2021 9:00am

Join naturalist Cliff Hawley to explore the bird, animal and plant life of the American River Ranch.

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Explore Cordova Creek Walk & Talk 12-18-21 American River Ranch
  • Sat., December 18, 2021 9:00am

Explore Cordova Creek’s special ecosystem and learn ways to protect it. Family-friendly, recommended for kids ages 10 and up.

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