Ocean Appreciation and Coastal Cleanup Family Farm Day
Sep
21
9:30 AM09:30

Ocean Appreciation and Coastal Cleanup Family Farm Day

Ocean Appreciation & Coastal Cleanup Family Farm Day - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $35 per person; children 24 months and under are free

If this event is sold out, join the waitlist here.

Honor the waterways and ocean by taking part in the 35th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. Slide Ranch is one of over a thousand sites, both inland and coastal, that are hosting an organized cleanup to steward our environment and resist the scourge of marine pollution. Team up with us to clean up the coast at Slide Ranch and protect the ocean. The day will also include ocean-inspired art projects, goat milking, visiting our chickens, ducks and turkeys and an ocean-garden cooking project. Please bring a picnic lunch and work gloves, if you have them.

Cancellation Policy

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if your cancellation is made at least 6 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 6 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $50 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available. Please email admin@slideranch.org to discuss refunds.

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Toddler Day
Sep
27
9:30 AM09:30

Toddler Day

Toddler Day - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $30 per person; children 18 months and under are free

If this event is sold out, please join our waiting list here.

During this sensory-rich Friday morning, your young children will discover textures, tastes and smells, and observe the wonders of nature! Enjoy milking a goat, holding a warm, freshly-laid chicken egg, and hearing the baa of our sheep, as we use all of our senses to explore the farm and garden and take part in simple, hands-on cooking and crafting.

Cancellation Policy

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if your cancellation is made at least 6 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 6 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $50 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available. Please email admin@slideranch.org to discuss refunds.

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Bird Exploration Family Farm Day
Oct
5
9:30 AM09:30

Bird Exploration Family Farm Day

Bird Exploration Family Farm Day - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $35 per person; children 24 months and under are free.

If this event is sold out, join our waiting list here.

In this special Family farm Day we will explore what makes a bird a bird and the different types of birds that live at Slide Ranch including domesticated chickens, ducks and turkeys, plus wild owls, quail, hawks, hummingbirds, turkey vultures and marine birds such as pelicans and oystercatchers. Fall is bird migration season and we will observe hawks and other raptors traveling south. We will practice bird watching and awareness of bird language, care for birds on the farm, make bird-themed arts and crafts, and cook with eggs from the farm to connect with our winged friends!

Cancellation Policy

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if your cancellation is made at least 6 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 6 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $50 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available. Please email admin@slideranch.org to discuss refunds.

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Halloween Family Campout
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Halloween Family Campout

Halloween Family Campout - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $105 per person; children 24 months and under are free

If this event is sold out, please join our waiting list here.

This festive family campout, anticipating Halloween, is a celebration of community, art and wholesome treats. With a playful spirit we will explore the creative potential of a bounty of winter squash, of all shapes and sizes. We will get crafty with wool and make tasty tidbits to share for trick-or-treating around the farm. Bring costumes / festive adornments. Dinner, treats, breakfast and Sunday brunch will be provided.

Our Family Campouts offer the very special opportunity to pitch your tent at our campsite overlooking the ocean, have a campfire and wake up on the farm at Slide Ranch. On Saturday, join Slide Ranch teachers for a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. At night, gather for dinner, a cozy campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet, morning farm chores, and preparing homemade treats harvested from our organic garden.

Campout begins at 10:00am on Saturday and ends by 12:00pm on Sunday.

Please Note: Participants must bring their own camping equipment (including tent and sleeping bags), and a picnic lunch for Saturday.

Cancellation Policy

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if your cancellation is made at least 8 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 8 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $50 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available. Please email admin@slideranch.org to discuss refunds.

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Dia de Los Muertos Family Campout
Nov
2
to Nov 3

Dia de Los Muertos Family Campout

Dia de Los Muertos Family Campout - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $105 per person; children 24 months and under are free

If this event is sold out, please join our waiting list here.

This family campout is a celebration of community and, in honor of Dia de los Muertos, a time to show thanks to our ancestors and the people who have historical connections to this land. We will create a flower-bedecked ofrenda or altar, share food stories, explore Bone Grove, paint our faces, make pan de muerto and garden noodle soup. We invite you to bring a memento of someone you are grateful for.

Our Family Campouts offer the very special opportunity to pitch your tent at our campsite overlooking the ocean, have a campfire and wake up on the farm at Slide Ranch. On Saturday, join Slide Ranch teachers for a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. At night, gather for dinner, a cozy campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet, morning farm chores, and preparing homemade treats harvested from our organic garden.

Campout begins at 10:00am on Saturday and ends at 12:00pm on Sunday.

Please Note: Participants must bring their own camping equipment (including tent and sleeping bags), and a picnic lunch for Saturday.

Cancellation Policy

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if your cancellation is made at least 8 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 8 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $50 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available. Please email admin@slideranch.org to discuss refunds.

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Give Thanks for Food Family Farm Day
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Give Thanks for Food Family Farm Day

Give Thanks for Food Family Farm Day - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $50 per person; children 24 months and under are free

If this event is sold out, please join our waiting list here.

Celebrate the glory and gift of food with a special day connecting with where our food comes from at Slide Ranch. Together we will prepare and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch including Slide Ranch turkey, cranberry-rhubarb sauce, cornbread made with cornmeal we grind ourselves, garden greens, and winter squash pie. We will also explore the food traditions of Native California in honor of the indigenous Coast Miwok people. In addition to harvesting, cooking and feasting, we will milk our goats, visit the chickens, ducks and turkeys and hike spectacular coastal trails.

Cancellation Policy

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if your cancellation is made at least 6 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 6 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $50 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available. Please email admin@slideranch.org to discuss refunds..

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New! Introduction to making herbal body care products workshop with Slide Ranch Garden Manager, Teresa Kao
Aug
6
9:30 AM09:30

New! Introduction to making herbal body care products workshop with Slide Ranch Garden Manager, Teresa Kao

Come join us in the Slide Ranch garden for an herb walk and an introduction to making herbal body care products. You will learn how to make herbal infusions, salves, facial toning spray, and goat milk lotion with herbs and flowers harvested from the garden!

This class includes all supplies, equipment and take home products.

Members save $10 on admission.

Become a member today, save on admission, and join us in our mission to connect all kids to nature! Invest in environmental education. Become a member today!

Space is limited - buy tickets here

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New! Introduction to making herbal body care products workshop with Slide Ranch Garden Manager, Teresa Kao
Aug
1
9:30 AM09:30

New! Introduction to making herbal body care products workshop with Slide Ranch Garden Manager, Teresa Kao

Come join us in the Slide Ranch garden for an herb walk and an introduction to making herbal body care products. You will learn how to make herbal infusions, salves, facial toning spray, and goat milk lotion with herbs and flowers harvested from the garden!

This class includes all supplies, equipment and take home products.

Members save $10 on admission.

Become a member today, save on admission, and join us in our mission to connect all kids to nature! Invest in environmental education. Become a member today!

Space is limited - buy tickets here

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Toddler Day 4
May
25
9:30 AM09:30

Toddler Day 4

Toddler Day: A popular day at the farm for families with toddlers and babies!

Fee: $30 per person, children 23 months and under are free

This festive day will be an imaginative wild rumpus, where we invite you to wiggle like a worm, buzz like a bee and maaaaahhh like a goat. Take part in treasure hunts, face painting, garden snack-making, and interactive story-telling, and enjoy time with your family and all the Slide Ranch animal and plant friends.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:30am - 12pm.

More dates may be added - please join our mailing list to receive all the latest updates!

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Cob Oven Pizza Family Campout
May
18
to May 19

Cob Oven Pizza Family Campout

Fee: $95 per person, children 35 months and under free

Our Family Campouts offer the very special opportunity to pitch your tent at our campsite overlooking the ocean, have a campfire and wake up on the farm at Slide Ranch. On Saturday, join Slide Ranch teachers for a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. At night, gather for a family potluck dinner, a cozy campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet, morning farm chores, and preparing homemade treats harvested from our organic garden.

Campout begins at 10:00am on Saturday and ends by 1:00pm on Sunday.

Please Note: Participants must bring their own camping equipment (including tent and sleeping bags), a bagged lunch for Saturday and a dish to share for Saturday night’s potluck dinner.

Register here

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Mother Earth Family Campout
May
11
to May 12

Mother Earth Family Campout

Fee: $95 per person, children 35 months and under free

Honor Mother Earth and all mothers, as we appreciate the gift of life and nature’s wonders. Celebrate this Mother’s Day weekend camping out together as a family at Slide Ranch.

Our Family Campouts offer the very special opportunity to pitch your tent at our campsite overlooking the ocean, have a campfire and wake up on the farm at Slide Ranch. On Saturday, join Slide Ranch teachers for a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. At night, gather for a family potluck dinner, a cozy campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet, morning farm chores, and preparing homemade treats harvested from our organic garden.

Campout begins at 10:00am on Saturday and ends by 1:00pm on Sunday.

Please Note: Participants must bring their own camping equipment (including tent and sleeping bags), a bagged lunch for Saturday and a dish to share for Saturday night’s potluck dinner.

Register here

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Earth Day Volunteers
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Earth Day Volunteers

Join us in a volunteer fest celebrating Earth Day weekend at Slide Ranch on Saturday, April 20, 10am-2pm.

Lend a hand in a range of stewardship projects: farm work, including goat milking, coastal clean-up, invasive plant removal, and activities to help prepare for Spring Fling, our biggest fundraiser of the year on 4/27.

Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle and picnic lunch.

Volunteer participants must be ages 14+ and pre-registered here.

Thank you for being an Earth Day volunteer and supporting Slide Ranch! Click here to register

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Farm Animal Frolic Family Farm Day
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Farm Animal Frolic Family Farm Day

Fee: $35 per person, children 35 months and under are complimentary but you must register for a free ticket

Join the frolic as we celebrate joyful, new life with all the baby animals and renewal in the garden. Bottle feed the goat kids. Pet the soft fleece of young lambs. Feel the golden fuzz of young chicks. Participate in garden projects, cooking and crafts.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme. Discover Slide Ranch's feathered, furry and wooly friends with your whole family.

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Sheep Shearing Family Farm Day
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Sheep Shearing Family Farm Day

Fee: $35 per person, children 35 months and under are complimentary but you must register for a free ticket

Celebrate spring, when the pasture is vibrant and green, fleecy young lambs and frolicking goat kids abound, and it’s time to shear the sheep! Come meet the newest, adorable additions to the barnyard herd. Learn about wool processing from sheep to yarn and make a wool craft to take home.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme. Discover Slide Ranch's feathered, furry and wooly friends with your whole family.

Register here

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Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day

Fee: $35 per person, children 35 months and under are complimentary but you must register for a free ticket

Discover the wonder of the tidepools as we hike Slide Ranch’s magnificent coastal trail to the beach. Mussels, sea stars, anemones, crabs, fish, algae, marine mammals and marine birds are some of the organisms that are part of this amazing ecosystem to explore.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme. Discover Slide Ranch's feathered, furry and wooly friends with your whole family.

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Toddler Day 3
Mar
9
9:30 AM09:30

Toddler Day 3

Toddler Day: A popular day at the farm for families with toddlers and babies!

Fee: $30 per person, children 23 months and under are free

Discover Slide Ranch with all your senses! We will celebrate our eyes, ears, nose, mouth and hands as we explore the wonders of nature: feeling goats’ fur, sheep’s fleece and bird feathers, smelling and tasting plants in the garden, and listening to and mimicking all the sounds of nature around us.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:30am - 12pm.

Additional Toddler Day May 25.

More dates may be added - please join our mailing list to receive all the latest updates!

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Toddler Day 2
Feb
23
9:30 AM09:30

Toddler Day 2

Toddler Day: A popular day at the farm for families with toddlers and babies!

Fee: $30 per person, children 23 months and under are free

Put on your boots and come play and explore Slide Ranch! Getting dirty is fun, as we jump in muddy puddles, taste a squirt of warm milk, dig in the soil, and take care of all our farm animal friends.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:30am - 12pm.

Additional Toddler Days March 9 & May 25.

More dates may be added - please join our mailing list to receive all the latest updates!

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Toddler Day 1
Feb
16
9:30 AM09:30

Toddler Day 1

Toddler Day: A popular day at the farm for families with toddlers and babies!

Fee: $30 per person, children 23 months and under are free

Put on your boots and come play and explore Slide Ranch! Getting dirty is fun, as we jump in muddy puddles, taste a squirt of warm milk, dig in the soil, and take care of all our farm animal friends.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:30am - 12pm.

Additional Toddler Days February 23. March 9 & May 25.

More dates may be added - please join our mailing list to receive all the latest updates!

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Fall Family Campout November 3-4
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Fall Family Campout November 3-4

Our Family Campouts are an amazing, hassle-free way to camp for the whole family. This special overnight program features food, nature, crafts, and camping at our coastal farm.

On Saturday, join Slide Ranch teachers for a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. At night, gather for a family potluck dinner, a cozy campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a continental breakfast in our yurt, then everyone has a chance to help with farm chores before preparing homemade treats harvested from our organic garden. read more

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Silver Trowel 2018
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Silver Trowel 2018

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Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, delicious food, fantastic music and doing good to benefit Slide Ranch.

Help us honor this year’s Silver Trowel awardee James Redford, who pioneers conservation and environmental protection efforts at The Redford Center.

Enjoy a delicious farm-to-table interactive feast catered by the fabulous A16 -- plus many other treats. read more

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