Grow Your Groceries

Grow Your Groceries


  • 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.


  • 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 - 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.


  • Sat., June 25, 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., June 25, 2022
    9:00am - 11:30am

This class offers classroom and hands-on instruction for growing an array of medicinal and culinary herbs, and an introduction to harvesting and using what you grow.