Calendar List


  • Sat., October 30, 2021
    8:00am - 1:00pm

Celebrate the harvest season at Soil Born Farms. Enjoy fun activities for the whole family, explore the historic American River Ranch and listen to live music by the Millington Strings Quartet. Come dressed in costume to play and discover all sorts of fun and enchanting things in our youth garden – it is sure to be a treat (no tricks included)! 


  • Sat., October 30, 2021
    9:00am - 9:30am
  • Sat., October 30, 2021
    11:00am - 11:30am
  • Sat., November 20, 2021
    9:00am - 9:30am
  • Sat., November 20, 2021
    11:00am - 11:30am

Discussion will cover the basics, early fall care, planting and how to prepare your trees for dormancy.


  • Sat., November 6, 2021
    9:00am - 10:30am

Take a leisurely 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.


  • Sat., November 6, 2021
    9:30am - 12:00pm

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.


  • Sat., November 13, 2021
    9:00am - 10:30am

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


  • Sat., November 13, 2021
    9:30am - 12:00pm

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


  • Planting Cover Crops
    Tue., November 16, 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Making Compost & Mulch
    Tue., December 14, 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm

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.


  • Sat., November 20, 2021
    9:00am - 10:30am

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


  • Sat., December 4, 2021
    9:00am - 10:30am

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.


  • Sat., December 4, 2021
    9:30am - 12:00pm

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.