Tag Archives: garden

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  • Sat., October 19, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm

This class is cancelled due to low enrollment. A Garden in Every School Symposium is March 14 & 15 at Soil Born Farms! Workshops, Student-Led Projects, Hands-On Experiences, Information Booths, Delicious Food. Registration will open in December.Would you like to build or enhance a school garden on your campus? This one-day intensive for school garden educators will help you consider the best design for your space that will serve students and teachers while creating a dynamic and healthy ecosystem. Learn the nuts and bolts of irrigation, plant selection, needed materials, signage ideas, curriculum resources and more. Come prepared to collaborate and create.

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  • Thu., September 12, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:30pm

Homemade pickles are fun, colorful, and easy. In this hands-on class, we’ll use seasonal produce to make pickles. We’ll cover the basics of home canning and pickling. Selecting and preparing the vegetables, preparing and filling the jars, and processing the pickles in a boiling water bath. Each participant will leave with a jar of pickles and the confidence to make more at home.

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  • Tue., August 13, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Summer is the time to start planning your fall garden. Sacramento has a perfect climate for growing a wide variety of vegetables all year. You will learn about seasonal crops, fall garden tasks and how to ensure your garden is productive. We’ll talk about turning over summer crops, and how to think about the changing sunlight in autumn. This class will be a combination of lecture and hands-on gardening.

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  • Sat., August 3, 2019
    9:00am - 12:00pm

In this hands-on class for beginners, we will cover all the need-to-know basics of growing food in small spaces. We will cover proper soil, water, sunlight exposure, seasonality of plants, and create a customized garden plan for your space. A majority of class will be outside learning through experience.

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  • Sat., July 20, 2019
    9:00am - 12:00pm

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment.
Garden and art activities can help children manage their big feelings and fears. In this class, adults will learn how to teach children that the garden is a safe and welcoming place where they can leave their stress behind. You will learn to teach resiliency skills, stress management skills, and self-soothing techniques that empower children and help them express themselves. You will leave with practical ideas that can help children ages 4 through 17. Recommended for parents, care providers and teachers (adults only). No art or garden experience is necessary.

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  • Sat., June 15, 2019
    9:00am - 12:00pm

We will review common garden pests in the Sacramento areas and how to manage them without toxic pesticides. There will be a special focus on beneficial insects. A portion of the class will be outside in the field to find and identify pests and their natural enemies on site.

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  • Wed., April 17, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Plan your garden space for optimal production and enjoyment in this hands-on class. You will learn how to prepare, plant and care for an abundant, thriving summer garden. We will discuss starting seeds, crop selection, garden layout, and more. This class is perfect for brand new gardeners or for those who are new to this growing region.

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  • Wed., April 10, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Grow beautiful flowers without tilling the soil. We will talk about how to grow no-till flowering perennials and annuals that do well in our climate throughout the seasons. Students will learn the best flowers for cutting as well as the basics of harvesting and arranging. This is a lecture and demonstration style class.

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  • Wed., May 8, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed., May 15, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed., May 22, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed., May 29, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm

This course is an opportunity to explore herbal medicine from soil to teacup. Participants will learn the basics of planning, starting, and maintaining an herb garden, plant harvesting and storage, safe and sustainable collection of wild medicinal plants, making home remedies for use throughout the year, and the specific applications for several medicinal plants. This is primarily a hands-on, outdoor class, with lecture woven in.

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  • Tue., August 20, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wed., August 21, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

This is a hands-on workshop that will help you manage and facilitate your garden space well. You will learn to use the produce in your garden, create signage, play educational games and facilitate engaging activities. Come in your work clothes.