Spring Gardening Clinic

Spring Gardening Clinic

  • Sat., March 23, 2019
    9:00am - 1:00pm

Learn to grow vibrant, tasty and healthy plants from our knowledgeable staff and community educators. Register for free classes, tours, walks and talks at the Welcome Tent. Tickets are given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

Free Gardening Classes

Meet in Schoolhouse

9:15–10am Backyard Beekeeping with Rachel Morrison, The Beecharmers

10:15–11am Worm Composting with Cheri Davis, SMUD

10:30–11:30am Basic Spring Gardening with Shawn Harrison (meet in Oak Shelter)

11:15am–noon Raising Backyard Chickens  with Greg Howes and Brian Fikes, Two Flew the Coop

12:15–1pm Gardening with Native Plants with Mark Lum, California Native Plant Society

Tours, Walks & Talks

Meet at Oak Shelter

10–10:45am Farm Tour with Tyler Stowers

10–11am Bird Walk with Cliff Hawley

11–11:45am Herb Walk with Kellan MacKay

11am–noon Nature Walk with Cliff Hawley

12–12:45pm Edible City Walk with Shiree Rezendes

12:15–1pm Gardening with Kids with Alyssa Kassner and Lacey Carlson

Culinary Arts Fundraiser • 9:30am to 1pm

We will be serving brunch at the Farmhouse Kitchen window beginning at 9:30am until we run out.  Get your lunch ticket in the barn at Phoebe’s Tea & Snack Bar. Proceeds benefit our Eat the Rainbow culinary arts program.
Green Plate Special: Organic farm fresh frittata with seasonal vegetables, organic roasted potatoes, organic mixed green salad and baguette and butter. $8 donation.
Kids Plate: Farm animal-shaped Belgian whole grain waffle with organic maple syrup, organic apple sauce pouch, organic juice pouch. $5 donation.

Location: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Dr., Rancho Cordova. This is a rain or shine event.