Classes

Classes


  • Pollinator Palooza
    Thu., June 24, 2021
    8:30am - 11:30am
  • We Dig Dirt
    Thu., July 1, 2021
    8:30am - 11:30am
  • Roots, Shoots and Seeds
    Thu., July 8, 2021
    8:30am - 11:30am
  • Nature Creations
    Thu., July 15, 2021
    8:30am - 11:30am
  • Calling All Critters
    Thu., July 22, 2021
    8:30am - 11:30am
  • Water Wizard
    Thu., July 29, 2021
    8:30am - 11:30am

Participants will explore, create, learn, sing and enjoy the outdoors. Designed for ages 7 to 11. Each themed class will be unique and can be enjoyed as individual classes or taken as a series.


  • Sat., July 10, 2021
    8:00am - 9:30am

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., July 10, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 17, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 24, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., July 31, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 7, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 14, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 21, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., August 28, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., September 4, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., September 11, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am
  • Sat., September 18, 2021
    8:30am - 9:30am

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


  • Sat., July 10, 2021 - Sun., July 11, 2021
    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.


  • Sat., July 10, 2021
    10:00am - 11:15am
  • Sat., July 31, 2021
    10:00am - 11:15am
  • Sat., August 7, 2021
    10:00am - 11:15am
  • Sat., August 14, 2021
    10:00am - 11:15am
  • Sat., August 28, 2021
    10:00am - 11:15am
  • Sat., September 4, 2021
    10:00am - 11:15am

Self-massage techniques from many disciplines such as breath work, centering and movement for spinal and joint mobility, involving circular and figure 8 patterns.


  • Sat., July 17, 2021
    8:00am - 9:30am

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


  • Sat., July 17, 2021
    8:00am - 11:30am
  • Sat., August 7, 2021
    8:00am - 11:30am

Work and Learn Days are opportunities to gain knowledge, build hands-on skills and meet new friends. We will be working outdoors in Sustainability Square which will become a dynamic hands-on learning space for our adult and youth education programs. Work and Learn: Herb Spiral Saturday, July 17, 8-11:30 am Work and Learn: Compost and Vermicompost (more…)


  • Managing Pests & Diseases Using Organic Practices
    Tue., July 20, 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Preparing a Fall Garden
    Tue., August 17, 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Caring for Fruit Trees in Fall & Winter
    Tue., September 21, 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Preparing a Garden for Winter
    Tue., October 19, 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • 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. $15 per class or $150 for series (save $30).


  • Sat., July 24, 2021
    8:00am - 9:30am

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