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El Dorado Farm Day

May 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 2:05 pm

El Dorado Farm Day and Tahoe Farm Day are annual events for El Dorado County’s third grade students, teachers, parents, and chaperones for a day long, fun, hands-on experience where lessons of agriculture and its role in our everyday lives, our county, and its economy are taught in the context of local farms, ranches.

Interactive Exhibits and Demonstrations presented by organizations, businesses, and persons who are experts in their field include:

  • nutrition
  • local produce, food preservation
  • worm composting, soil
  • working animals – horses, goats
  • food animals – poultry, cattle, pigs
  • animals that provide fiber –
    alpaca, llama, sheep
  • invasive and beneficial insects
  • milk and dairy
  • resources from healthy forests
  • organic pest management
  • watersheds, irrigation
  • land stewardship
  • bats
  • …and much more teaching students where their food, fiber, and shelter comes from.

Placerville Farm Day Information for Teachers

If you have any questions regarding our exciting new opportunity or would like further information, please contact Britney Patterson, Program Coordinator at b.patterson@agintheclass-edc.org.

Details

Date:
May 10, 2016
Time:
9:30 am - 2:05 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://agintheclass-edc.org/programs-resources/farm-day/

Organizer

Britney Patterson
Phone:
(530) 303-8117
Email:
b.patterson@agintheclass-edc.org

Venue

El Dorado County Fair Grounds
Placerville, CA United States + Google Map