September 11, 2018, Forestville, CA — The Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) Shone Farm will hold its Fall Festival on Saturday, October 13, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The farm is located at 7450 Steve Olson Lane, Forestville. This event includes free admission and parking.
Shone Farm welcomes you to experience the garden in its full harvest season! Authentic farm activities will include U-pick pumpkins and other seasonal produce, apple pressing, wood milling demonstrations, a rotten fruit slingshot, compost lessons, farm equipment displays, children’s activities, and tours of the farm and forest. Many activities will be presented by the students of SRJC’s Agriculture & Natural Resources Department, supported by Shone Farm staff.
There will be a farm stand showcasing fall produce, Shone Farm wine, and olive oil. Bulk oil will be available to purchase, so be sure to bring your own bottle to fill. Come hungry and enjoy delicious and affordably priced lunch featuring fresh Shone-grown ingredients.
Shone Farm, a 365-acre farm in the Russian River Valley, has been used as a field laboratory and teaching resource for SRJC’s Agriculture and Natural Resources students for more than four decades. Students benefit from direct, hands-on experience as they learn about natural resource management and conservation, sustainable agriculture, winemaking, viticulture, animal health, and livestock management.
Unfortunately, no dogs, except assistance dogs, are permitted at the farm.