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Barn Open House

SRJC SHONE FARM BARN OPEN HOUSE 10 AM – 3 PM Saturday, September 9th Our open house will allow the public to explore the gardens and barn. Come, meet our animals and speak with the students in the animal science department who care for them. Shop our farmstand full of fresh produce grown by students, check out our flower stand full of gorgeous bouquets, and enjoy some wine on our patio overlooking the pastures! Event details: – Meet our animals – Farm stand stocked with freshly picked goodies – Flower stand with bouquets grown by our sustainable agriculture students –…

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Fall Festival

SRJC Shone Farm welcomes the community to experience the garden during harvest season. SRJC’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Department students and instructors will facilitate activities and present an abundance of food. Entrance fee is $5 per car and tickets are available online. A farm stand will highlight Shone Farm fresh seasonal produce, and the tasting room will be open to try our wines. Enjoy lunch in our food court featuring Black Piglet + Catering and burgers from the Sebastopol FFA. Farm activities include: • U-pick pumpkins, apples, and sweet potatoes • Kid’s zone including rotten fruit slingshot and compost lessons…

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Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest

The 33rd Annual Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest is the premier Crab and Wine event in the North Bay Area! Join over 2,000 supporters from the agriculture and business communities as Sonoma County Farm Bureau hosts this gathering to support local agricultural education programs and advocacy. This fun and exciting evening has received rave reviews and is the largest crab feed in California and maybe even the U.S.! Combined with a reception featuring premier Sonoma County beer, wine and spirits, live music, and an impressive silent and live auction, the Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest makes for one of…

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Pumpkin Carving with Master Carver Marlene Hild

We are incredibly excited to welcome Marlene back to the farm this fall! Marlene Hild is many things: farmer, educator, artist, thruhiker, and traveler. Through her farming background, she became friends with Katina, Head Farmer at Single Thread, but also found Katina to be a great patron of the arts. As a lifelong pumpkin carving enthusiast, Marlene tricked (or-treated) Katina into letting her carve pumpkins for Single Thread for several years and now they are delighted to teach some of the secrets of creating a show-stopping jack o’lantern just in time for Halloween! This workshop is not intended for small…

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SingleThread Agricultural Workshop

Our Agricultural Workshops are an opportunity for guests to join us in the field, where we will not only discuss our farming practices but put them into action with hands-on activities – unique to each season and month. Led by our knowledgable and hospitable Farmer and Director of Farm Programs, Adam Smith, we will discuss the use of hand tools, varietal selection and crop planning, greenhouse practices, growing techniques, seasonal transitions on the farm and much more. Refreshments from the SingleThread chefs will be served. Group sizes are kept small to allow for individual interests and questions to be addressed…

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