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California Warehouse Association

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Scheduling Information
Check available dates/timesTours might be offered for six-weeks when you look at the springtime and fall and are usually designed for grades K-6.
A minimum of 25 pupils per tour is necessary. For smaller groups, be sure to e mail us.
Class must definitely provide transport for pupils. For those who have any queries please contact or call 916-263-3277.

Tour days and times tend to be below:

  1. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
    9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
    Farm Journey + Optional Forest Center Tour
    9:30 a.m. – 1:10 p.m. (lunch time break at 11:00 a.m.)
    For groups over 75, be sure to guide on everyday without the various other bookings or contact our knowledge Coordinator for additional information – (916) 263-3277.
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Just what will students learn?
Students grades K-6 will enjoy a 1.5-2 hour tour of this California State Fair Kaiser Permanente Farm’s crops and interactive programs, including a performance greenhouse. Mostly centered on third and 4th grade curriculum, the tour will highlight California agriculture, seeds, crop growing and innovations in agriculture, earth and worm composting, and tasting farm fresh produce. The California State Fair Kaiser Permanente Farm is an essential part of mobilizing interest for young minds to follow a lifetime career in agriculture also to further contribute to our bountiful state and sustain the industry.

5 understanding programs in the farm consist of:

  1. Grow it! Seeds function in several methods, and they’re various different shapes and sizes. Students may have a chance to explore seeds, their variations, touch multiple seeds, and read about their numerous parts. This station will also allow students to produce their own seed containers utilizing newsprint, fill them with earth from our earth center, and plant a seed using their finger as a measuring device.
  2. View it! From seeds to crops! Pupils will connect to planting our crops, studying the phases of growth, assisting us transplant seedlings, and inquire questions about our orchard places.
  3. Save yourself it! Soilless and hydroponic developing is regarded as California’s newest innovations in growing food. This technique enables the water to-be filtered in a consistent rotation while preserving water and keeping the plants origins hydrated. Students are provided a way to see this technology being used within the Agricultural business because of California’s current drought scenario.
  4. Plant it! This is how we will get our hands somewhat dirty! Getting the right earth tends to make an enormous huge difference when growing meals. Students inside our soil center will discover ways to process the right planting medium that includes worm castings. They’ll even have to be able to connect to our worm container to see these amazing creatures working.
  5. Taste it! Plant components are incredibly vital that you comprehend and value! Pupils would be quizzed on their understanding of plant parts and their features followed by a flavor of every represented by – lettuce, celery, carrots, tomatoes, cauliflower, and sunflower seeds. We call-it a 6 plant component burrito!

Enhance your Farm Tour with a Ca Forest Center Tour
Take a stroll within the woods and go through the one-acre woodland dedicated to teaching Californians about the benefits of woodlands additionally the value of woods inside our daily lives. Inside 1-hour trip, students will learn how trees provide united states with climate and water; wildlife habitat; and far needed lumber items.

System Supporters

AAMSI Pals associated with Ca State Fair
Ag into the Classroom Gail Kautz/Ironstone Vineyards
Bank of America Garden Smart
Bank of America Merrill Lynch History Organics
Bank of Stockton HM Clause
Beneto, Inc. Jody VanLobenSels
Brookfield CA Land Holding Kaiser Permanente
Butler Amusements Kimley-Horn and Association
Ca Business Qualities Association Leisure Activities
Ca Cherry Board Lowell Richardson
Ca Division of Water Sources – Protect The Water Mark and Abigail Nelson
California Grain & Feed Association Mark Pratt
Ca Pear Advisory Board Mary Kaems
Ca Seed Association Montra Farms LP
California State Fair Patsy Gilbert
Ca Warehouse Association Phil Ogiluey
Certified Farmers Market Rick Nelson
County of Sacramento Rima Barkett/Trivoli
Craig Reinhardt Rina DiMare
ECORP Consulting Sacramento Republic FC
Edward Barkett Sacramento Valley Walnut Growers
Eisley Nursery, Inc. Protect Mart SuperMarkets
Occasion Cooperation Sonney Chong
Financial Center Credit Union Teresa Castanias
UC Davis