Adult Education

Adult Education


  • Sat., July 9, 2022
    8:00am - 9:30am

Explore the diversity of plants, birds, beneficial insects, animals and the web of relationships that coexist at the American River Ranch. Experience the magical moments nature has in store at this time of year.


  • 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., July 9, 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.


  • Organic Gardening Q&A
    Tue., July 12, 2022
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Preparing Your Fall Garden
    Tue., September 27, 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.


  • Wed., July 13, 2022
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Learn about drought tolerant plants that are perfect for your front or backyard landscape in this hands-on class. Help install a demo landscape in Soil Born Farm’s Sustainability Square while you learn about and become familiar with various plant options. Families are welcome.


  • Sat., July 16, 2022
    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., July 16, 2022
    9:30am - 11:30am

Take a walk to Cordova Creek and learn about the dynamic ecosystem that is growing and changing daily after the restoration of this urban waterway.


  • Sat., July 23, 2022
    8:00am - 9:30am

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


  • Wed., July 27, 2022
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Come learn about the basic parts for drip irrigation while you help to assemble a system for one of our new gardens. You’ll walk away with the knowledge to install your own.


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

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.