Are you looking for a unique location to host a business meeting, training or planning retreat with customized activities for your group? Soil Born Farms at the American River Ranch offers a beautiful, rustic alternative to conference rooms or hotels.
Maybe you feel like starting your day with a light breakfast followed by yoga. Then it’s off to a planning session in the Schoolhouse followed by a buffet lunch on the patio. Head out on a farm tour after lunch and then finish up with breakout sessions in our lovely sitting areas spread throughout the property. However you choose to spend your day at the farm, we want to make it special.
Soil Born Farms is a sanctuary within reach. I was looking for a space to hold my conflict transformation workshops where people could feel off the grid but without having to drive several hours, Soil Born Farms was the answer. The schoolhouse was the absolute perfect setting to do deep, transformative work. It contained all the elements I was looking for: surrounded by nature, quiet, clean, light-filled, and plenty of space for movement with a group of 20 to 25. The staff was incredibly kind and accommodating and made each experience an easeful and joyful one. When I picture holding future workshops, I always see them taking place on the farm. ~Rangineh Azimzadeh Tosang, Solh Resolutions International
At this time we are not scheduling any rentals. Please check back in the spring.
Our Schoolhouse is available on weekdays. Customized rentals can include: a catered breakfast or lunch, farm tours, unique outdoor spaces, cooking demos, hands-on activities and classes.
Schoolhouse Rental Fees: $75 per hour. Sorry, no private parties or weddings at this time. Fees benefit community education programs.
Your group will be able to relax in our many outdoor spaces at the American River Ranch, a peaceful setting to encourage thoughtful creativity and communication. Customize your rental package with add-on activities listed below.
A farm tour is a great way to get to know about Soil Born Farms from the ground up. Whether your group is interested in organic farming practices, an herb walk or wants to hear about the vision of Soil Born’s projects and future. Walk the fields and visit the many beautiful spaces that are a part of this unique destination for health and wellness for our community. $10 per person.
We have talented chefs and cooking instructors that will showcase the bounty of the season in simple and delicious cooking demonstrations highlighting seasonal produce grown at the farm. Each demo lasts approximately 30 to 45 minutes and comes with samples and printed recipes. Demonstrations can be held indoors or out depending on weather and size of group. $275 flat rate for groups of 10-18, $15 for each additional person.
Outdoor yoga is gaining in popularity and it can be a great way to start a retreat or a longer meeting. Our certified yoga instructors will set up in the outdoor classroom. Choose from 30 to 60 minutes. $15 per person.
Perhaps your group wants to participate in a service project or help on the farm or in the greenhouse. We offer hands-on experiences that are a win-win for all. Groups often comment how much fun they have putting their hands in the soil. Fees vary.
We offer lectures and presentations on subjects including nutrition, herbalism, healthy eating, stress reduction and more. Our talented and well-known instructors are experts in their fields and wellness presentations are a perfect addition to a health-focused work training or meeting. $25 per person.
Your group will tour the fields and harvest fresh produce with the farmers. Then it’s off to the Farmhouse Kitchen for a hands-on cooking class facilitated by Culinary Arts Instructors. Lunch or dinner is prepared as a group using produce from the farm and other seasonal local and organic ingredients. A 3- to 4-hour experience. Prices begin at $65 per person.
When your team is done with a corporate planning session or a service project on the farm, we offer delicious refreshments to enjoy as the sun goes down. We have the perfect place to relax and take in the sunset while enjoying local beers and wine, freshly-brewed and farm-grown signature herbal tea blends and organic appetizers. Starts at $25 per person.
We greatly enjoyed working on our corporate planning in an environment that was close to the earth with remarkably delicious food and warm, friendly service.
~Gregory McAteer, Sutter Health
Soil Born Farms was a perfect location to host our pollinator course and their staff was very accommodating as we planned the day. We look forward to more events at Soil Born.
~Sarah Hoyle, Xerces Society
We partner with local caterers to create farm fresh breakfasts and lunch. Choose from our seasonally-inspired menus or create your own based on your group’s dietary needs. Eat inside or out, we have plenty of beautiful spaces for your enjoyment. Download sample menus >>
Rates are based on customized package and number of guests.