Toddler Day #2
May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Toddler Day #2

Fee: $25 per person; children 23 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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

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 during this family-friendly farm day.

Enhance your Family Farm Day or Toddler Day at Slide Ranch with a delicious farm-to-table lunch served by our very own in-house chef, Gabriel Powers. We source most of our fresh produce from Slide’s gardens and use organic and local ingredients.

SAVE $4 off each meal from the day-of price by buying in advance!

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Mothers Day Family Campout
May
12
to May 13

Mothers Day Family Campout

Fee: $90 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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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.

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.

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Ocean Exploration Family Campout
May
5
to May 6

Ocean Exploration Family Campout

Fee: $90 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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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.

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.

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Spring Fling
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Fling

**Slide Ranch's biggest farm event of the year!**

Spring has sprung here at the ranch! Come help us celebrate Spring and meet our adorable brand new baby goats and lambs! Advance ticketing is closed, but the event does not sell out! Tickets will be available at the gate: $35/each, kids 2 and under FREE.

This year, in addition to all your Slide Ranch favorites we have a few more highlights:

* Goat Milking

* Meet our baby goats, lambs and all their mamas

* Feed our chickens, and find fresh laid eggs

* Live sheep shearing demo

* Watch how we bottlefeed our goat kids

* Learn everything about Cheese making

* Harvest and cook from our organic garden

* Take-home food making activity and garden craft activity

* Spin, card and craft with wool

* Take home nature craft and art-making activity plus face painting

* Talk and demo by Slide Ranch Animal Care Manager

* Learn about plastic waste and be part of the solution

* Guided coastal and native plant hikes

* Bee observation and pollinator tour by Mike Turner of Marin Coastal Bee Company

* Learn about MarinSEL's students and one of their new business/project Tasty Bug!

* We will have delicious food for sale

Live musical performances by:

* Potato Song

* Little Folkies

* Tim Cain

We are trying to make this event closed to zero-waste so please bring your reusable water bottle.

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Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day

Fee: $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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Enjoy ocean-themed activities and a hike to the tide pools. The low tide reveals sea stars, anemones, and many other marine creatures to discover. Each family will receive a free copy of the book, “Exploring Low Tide in Northern California.”

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day

Fee: $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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Did you know that our clothing comes from animals and plants? Learn about the whole process of how wool eventually becomes a sweater! Watch a live sheep-shearing demonstration led by Blair from Hidden Villa Farm, and join local wool expert Christie and others from Spindles And Flyers Spinning Guild for wool crafts galore in the Slide Ranch yurt. Everyone will get a chance to spin wool and take home some soft memories of the day!

Enhance your Family Farm Day or Toddler Day at Slide Ranch with a delicious farm-to-table lunch served by our very own in-house chef, Gabriel Powers. We source most of our fresh produce from Slide’s gardens and use organic and local ingredients.

SAVE $4 off each meal from the day-of price by buying in advance!

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Toddler Day #1
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Toddler Day #1

Fee: $25 per person; children 23 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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

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 during this family-friendly farm day.

Enhance your Family Farm Day or Toddler Day at Slide Ranch with a delicious farm-to-table lunch served by our very own in-house chef, Gabriel Powers. We source most of our fresh produce from Slide’s gardens and use organic and local ingredients.

SAVE $4 off each meal from the day-of price by buying in advance!

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Spring Birds Family Farm Day
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Birds Family Farm Day

Fee: $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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Learn about the many birds that live at Slide Ranch, from the majestic Great Horned Owls and delicate Hummingbirds to our free-range chickens and ducks. Through guided hikes and activities your family will enjoy this rich coastal ecosystem while learning about and interacting with our feathered friends. This program also includes milking the goats, meeting friendly farm animals, exploring our organic garden and more.

Enhance your Family Farm Day or Toddler Day at Slide Ranch with a delicious farm-to-table lunch served by our very own in-house chef, Gabriel Powers. We source most of our fresh produce from Slide’s gardens and use organic and local ingredients.

SAVE $4 off each meal from the day-of price by buying in advance!

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.

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Give Thanks to Food Family Farm Day
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Give Thanks to Food Family Farm Day

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Fee:
 $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme.
 

Give Thanks to Food Family Farm Day
Saturday, November 18

We celebrate food and where it comes from! This family farm day will take you on a journey through the full cycle of seed to meal, and exploring crops from the Slide Ranch garden and food traditions from around the world. Help us fire up the cob oven to bake bread and make butter from scratch. We'll also learn about the rich history of dairy farmers in Marin.

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If the program you are requesting is "Out of Stock," sign up for the waitlist by visiting www.slideranch.org/2017-family-programs-waiting-list.

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Fall Toddler Day #2
Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

Fall Toddler Day #2

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Fee: $25 per person; children 23 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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

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 during this family-friendly farm day.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Fall Toddler Day #1
Saturday, October 7

Fall Toddler Day #2
Saturday, November 11

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If the program you are requesting is "Out of Stock," sign up for the waitlist by visiting www.slideranch.org/2017-family-programs-waiting-list.

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2017 Silver Trowel Award Dinner
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

2017 Silver Trowel Award Dinner

An unforgettable evening of fun, delicious food and fantastic music to benefit Slide Ranch.

Celebrate at the hottest new event space in San Francisco, and delight in a spectacular night of fun and doing good for Slide Ranch! Drink and dance on the rooftop of The Pearl, with a special performance by the legendary Sheila E, where we hope to raise over $500K to bring kids to Slide Ranch!

Guests will enjoy a delicious coastal farm feast provided by A16 of Rockridge and San Francisco.

At Slide Ranch we know that to grow up to love and protect the ocean you have to have access to it. Silver Trowel 2107 honors American professional longboard surfrider Duane DeSoto who makes sure all kids get to ride the Pacific waves!

Dress code for the evening is “surf picnic at the ocean farm” or whatever you’d like...

Individual tickets are $500.

Click here for more information or tickets.

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Halloween Family Farm Day
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Halloween Family Farm Day

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Fee:
 $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme.
 

Halloween Family Farm Day
Saturday, October 28

The ranch will host special tricks and treats during Slide Ranch’s Halloween Family Farm Day. Activities may include making costumes with recycled materials, face painting, taking a spooky tour of the Slide Ranch garden, investigating our worm compost, and cooking up some tasty treats in our outdoor kitchen. Visitors will get a chance to practice trick or treating around the ranch. Costumes are welcome and encouraged!

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"Mini" Harvest Celebration Family Farm Day
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

"Mini" Harvest Celebration Family Farm Day

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Fee:
 $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme.

Harvest Celebration Family Farm Day
Saturday, October 14

A mini version of the Slide Ranch beloved fall festival celebration event! Join us for a fun filled day of your favorite Slide Ranch classics like milking our goats, feeding our chickens, cooking, eating, exploring and playing - all with the added fun of some special activities to top off this exciting day - but without the crowds of the larger event from past years.

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If the program you are requesting is "Out of Stock," sign up for the waitlist by visiting www.slideranch.org/2017-family-programs-waiting-list.

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Fall Toddler Day #1
Oct
7
9:00 AM09:00

Fall Toddler Day #1

BUY TICKETS

Fee: $25 per person; children 23 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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

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 during this family-friendly farm day.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Fall Toddler Day #1
Saturday, October 7

Fall Toddler Day #2
Saturday, November 11

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If the program you are requesting is "Out of Stock," sign up for the waitlist by visiting www.slideranch.org/2017-family-programs-waiting-list.

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Fall Family Campout
Sep
30
to Oct 1

Fall Family Campout

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Fee:
$90 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

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.

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.

Fall Family Campout
Saturday, September 30 - Sunday, October 1

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The campsite is rustic and a 1/3 mile walk from the parking area. Wheelbarrows are provided.

If the program you are requesting is "Out of Stock," sign up for the waitlist by visiting www.slideranch.org/2017-family-programs-waiting-list.

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Grand Opening For Our New Farm-to-Table Teaching Center Featuring David Benoit, Legendary Jazz Pianist and Composer Plus Moonalice
Sep
24
11:45 AM11:45

Grand Opening For Our New Farm-to-Table Teaching Center Featuring David Benoit, Legendary Jazz Pianist and Composer Plus Moonalice

Back from summer vacation and ready to meet up again with your friends?

Imagine a beautiful Sunday afternoon picnic and concert overlooking the great Pacific Ocean!

Join us in our Grand Opening to celebrate the opening of the new Farm To Table Teaching Center  - Our dream new building is finally a reality!

All food and drinks are generously provided by our Slide Ranch Chef's Collective and Vintners.

Arrive for lunch at 12:30pm - Hang for the afternoon and concert!

Tickets are $175 per person, $350 VIP or $50 per child (age 2-12). Children und 2 are free. 

Wines available to guests 21 and over only.

Click here for full information and tickets

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Ocean Exploration Family Campout
May
20
to May 21

Ocean Exploration Family Campout

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.  Click here to register.

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.

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Mother's Day Family Campout
May
13
to May 14

Mother's Day Family Campout

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.  Click here to register.

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.

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Spring Fling 2017
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Fling 2017

Join us for a day-long celebration featuring animal encounters, nature exploration and farm discovery, guided hikes, fascinating workshops, live music and performances, arts and nature crafts, gardening activities, cooking activities, delicious food, special guest teachers and presenters, food and goods for sale, and so much more! An iconic event fun for all ages!  Click here to register.

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Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day
Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day

Did you know that our clothing comes from animals and plants? Learn about the whole process of how wool eventually becomes a sweater! Watch a live sheep-shearing demonstration led by Blair from Hidden Villa Farm, and join local wool expert Christie and others from Spindles And Flyers Spinning Guild for wool crafts galore in the Slide Ranch yurt. Everyone will get a chance to spin wool and take home some soft memories of the day!  Click here to register.

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