Ocean Appreciation & Coastal Clean Up Family Farm Day
Sep
21
9:30 AM09:30

Ocean Appreciation & Coastal Clean Up 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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Fall Harvest Fest
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Harvest Fest

Fall Harvest Celebration at Slide Ranch - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Fee: $35 per person in advance, $40 per person at the gate; children 24 months and under are free.

Join us for one of the most exuberant days of the year at Slide Ranch. Enjoy a festival atmosphere with a variety of animal activities, nature crafts, garden cooking projects, hikes, live music, and food for sale.

Mingle with the herd of goats and sheep and milk our five lovely does

Feed the flocks of chickens, ducks and turkeys and enjoy their squawks, quacks and gobbles

Observe the buzzing bee hives and step into a beekeeping suit

Make farm-fresh cheese, and granola & ferments to take home

Use natural dyes,and craft with wool from our sheep

Thresh seeds in the garden and make seed balls and garden herb tea bags to take home

Help make a scarecrow and join a scarecrow parade!

Look out for whales and dazzling ocean views on our coastal trails or venture down to the tidepools

Dance a jig to live music and enjoy an organic, farm lunch

This special family day is one of our biggest community fundraising events of the year. We hope you’ll join us for a festive Fall Harvest celebration in this glorious season on the coast.

Watch slideranch.org/calendar or join our mailing list for more info.

No Refunds

Would you like to sponsor this event? See details here.

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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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