Calendar List


  • Sat., May 28, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., June 4, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., June 11, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., June 18, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., June 25, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 9, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 16, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 23, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 30, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 6, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 13, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 20, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 27, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., September 3, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., September 10, 2022
    8:30am - 9:30am

The 60-minute class includes breath work and intentional movement and is open to all levels. Please register in advance. Bring your own mat and water bottle.


  • Sat., May 28, 2022
    8:30am - 10:00am

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


  • Sat., June 4, 2022
    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., June 4, 2022
    9:00am - 11:30am

Learn the basic concepts of drip irrigation, tools, design and system management and gain experience on assembly and installation techniques in this hands-on workshop.


  • Wed., June 8, 2022
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Turn, stir, sift and layer. Learn about basic composting while we work together to heat up our own Soil Born compost bin.


  • Sat., June 11, 2022
    9:00am - 10:30am

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


  • Raised Bed
    Tue., June 14, 2022
    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., June 18, 2022
    9:00am - 10:30am

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.


  • Sat., June 18, 2022
    9:00am - 11:30am

This class focuses on natural beekeeping practices in an urban setting and strategies to keep bees healthy. Learn the practical skills you will need to prepare your own backyard beehive and discuss bee biology, beekeeping equipment, maintenance and basic troubleshooting.


  • Tue., June 21, 2022 - Fri., June 24, 2022
    9:00am - 11:30am

Campers ages 4-5 can meet the chickens, dig in the dirt, smell herbs and taste fresh fruits and vegetables.  Using stories, songs, crafts, and games, our youngest campers will learn about our farm while enjoying playful, fun-filled mornings.