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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Gardening, Class/Workshop, Community Event
The Art of Herbal Medicine Making
This introductory class will cover simple herbal remedies you can make at home, and when and how to use them. We will discuss herbal teas, tinctures, oils, salves, and herbal foods. Participants will practice medicine-preparation techniques and make remedies to take home. Instructor: Daylin Wade, Clinical Herbalist and Educator. Price: $25, (plus a $10 materials fee, payable to the instructor in class). Location: American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse and Herb. Gardens, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. For any more information, please visit our website https://www.soilborn.org or call us at 916-363-9685 ext. 1019. Or click the link below to register for this class online:
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Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Carmichael & Cactus and Succulent Society 2020 February meeting
Speakers on gardening to be held at Carmichael Park Clubhouse.5750 Grant Avenue,Carmichael
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Animals, Gardening, Class/Workshop
Free Worm Composting Workshop
Free Worm Composting Workshop . Wednesday, March 4, 6-7:30 pm . Vermicomposting, the science of composting with worms, is an effective and easy way to put nutrients back into the soil and reduce waste in landfills. In this free class, we'll discuss the basics of how to start and maintain a thriving vermiculture bin. You will learn which foods, types of bins and temperatures that provide an optimum environment for your worms as well as how to use your vermicompost in your containers, gardens, yards, or community green spaces. Participants who are Rancho Cordova residents will receive a free composting bin (one per family) after showing proof of residency. All participants will be entered into a raffle to win prizes. Instructor: Kate Waldo, Worm Fancy . Location: American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. To Register: Contact Anthony Smith at 916-669-6868 or email register@republicservices.com
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Green/Environmental, Nature
Fruit Tree Care Workshop
You know when to pick and enjoy that delicious fruit, but do you know how to choose, plant, tend, and prune your fruit tree? Local tree experts will teach you how to grow great fruit from planting to harvest. Learn about keeping your fruit trees beautiful and productive with proper pruning.
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Gardening, Class/Workshop
A Garden in Every School Symposium
Spend the weekend networking with like-minded teachers, parents, garden designers, community leaders, school garden coordinators, and others involved with helping kids make the connection between food, health and the environment. Gardens offer beautiful, dynamic settings to integrate every discipline, including science, math, reading, art, environmental studies, nutrition and health. This year we will aim to discover ways to increase equity and access through school gardens. Workshops will include curriculum, garden design, cooking, planting plans, art ideas and garden sustainability. Price includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. Sunset Happy Hour at 6:30 p.m. for additional charge.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Education
A Garden in Every School Symposium: Sowing Seeds and Harvesting Change
We've planned an inspiring weekend for you! Come network with like-minded teachers, parents, garden designers, community leaders, school garden coordinators, and others involved in helping kids make the connection between food, health and the environment. This year we will aim to discover ways to increase equity and access through school gardens. Learn and discuss ways to grow culturally representative crops, prepare ethnic recipes using garden produce and design systems that use the naturally diverse and unique learning environment of a school garden. Workshops will include curriculum, garden design, cooking, planting plans, art ideas and garden sustainability. Support our mission to have a garden in every school while you attend workshops, participate in hands-on experiences, network, eat delicious food and connect with local organizations. Get Involved! Collaborative partners and speakers: Shannon Hardwicke Sponsor information, donations and media partners: Janet Zeller General information, scholarships and volunteers: Vanessa Forwood Price: Early Bird $75, after February 28, $95. Price includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. Sunset happy hour and networking session from 5 to 6:30pm costs an additional $10. Group Discount Rate: For groups of 3 or more from the same school or organization, $65 per person. Note: For school purchase orders, contact Callie at 916-363-9685 Ext. 1004. Location: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova CA 95670. For more information please visit https://www.soilborn.org
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Green/Environmental, Nature
Green Gardener at Home 8-Week Series
Improve the health and beauty of your landscape while making the most of your time and money in our eight week gardening series. We’ll show you how to conserve water, increase drought-resilience and reduce pesticide use and green waste. Classes are taught by Master Gardeners and landscape professionals who use up-to-date, environmentally-friendly practices. Whether you’ve got a large or small landscape, class topics will cover the information you need to know. Topics include: designing landscapes, efficient irrigation, selecting the right plants, composting and mulching, how to conserve water and more. Series fills quickly. Pre-registration is required.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Growing Medicinal and Culinary Herbs
Herbs in the home garden can add flavor to your meals, home remedies to your medicine cabinet, and beauty, diversity and beneficial insect habitat to your landscape. This hands-on class offers instructions for growing an array of herbs, and tips for harvesting and using what you grow. Instructor: Daylin Wade, M.S. in Therapeutic Herbalism & Community Educator. Location: American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA. 95670 For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Gardening, Community Event, Class/Workshop
Herbal Body Care Workshop
Body care products that nourish the skin and are free of harmful additives and chemicals are an important part of taking care of ourselves. Learn the connection between healthy skin and overall health, and learn to make several body care products, including creams, lip balms, body scrubs and more. Participants will make body care products to take home. Instructor: Daylin Wade, Clinical Herbalist and Educator.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Nature, Green/Environmental, Education
Home Gardener Course
Designed for beginning gardeners, the Grow Your Groceries Beginning Home Gardener Course will cover the essential topics to help the new gardener create and maintain a thriving, abundant edible organic garden. Combining indoor presentations and interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities, this class will give you the knowledge and confidence to get out and grow food for you and your family. Course topics include garden design and seasonality, building healthy soil, garden preparation and planting, water and irrigation, garden ecology and pest control and growing herbs and perennials. Tuesdays, 5:30 to 8 pm * August 29 & September 5, 12, 19, 26. Course Fee: $195. Instructor: Daylin Wade, Herbalist and Community Educator. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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