Sonoma Resource Conservation District

Ag Heritage Outings

For general information on our Agricultural Heritage Series public outings please visit our Education Page. There is no cost for these events. These outings are made possible by the voters of Sonoma County who fund the Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District's work with a quarter cent sales tax. We look forward to seeing you out on the land!

 


JUNE 24, 2017
Open Field Farm Walk and Picnic

 

Time: 10am—1pm
Where: Open Field Farm, 2245 Springhill Road, Petaluma 94952
Level: Moderate

REGISTER HERE

Strawberries are back in season! There is nothing like a fresh picked ruby strawberry to invoke the arrival of summer. Join us to meet innovative and inspiring landowners Seth and Sarah James of Open Field Farm. Take a walking tour of the property where they raise grass fed beef, grow vegetables, flowers, and herbs all with organic and biodynamic practices. Experience Open Field Farm’s passion for sustainable agriculture, community and the natural environment. Strawberry sampling afterwards from fruit fresh from the field. BYO picnic lunch to enjoy at the barn!

This is an Agricultural Heritage Series outing hosted by the Sonoma Resource Conservation District. There is no cost for this event. This outing is made possible by the voters of Sonoma County who fund the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District's work with a quarter cent sales tax and in partnership with Open Field Farm.


JUNE 25, 2017
Scott Ranch Heritage Day

 

Time: 11am—2pm
Where: Scott Ranch, East Petaluma (address given to registrants only)
Level: Easy

REGISTER HERE

 

Experience some of Sonoma County’s ranching heritage! Hear from the Scott Family about their history in Petaluma and what they are doing today to steward the landscape. Rangeland Specialist Richard King and Cowboy Scott Geber will explain how their trials in managing the land have improved the health of the cows and the soil beneath their feet. BYO picnic lunch to enjoy at the old barn following morning discussion and pasture walk!

This is an Agricultural Heritage Series outing hosted by the Sonoma Resource Conservation District. There is no cost for this event. This outing is made possible by the voters of Sonoma County who fund the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District's work with a quarter cent sales tax and in partnership with Scott Ranch.