Let SuchernNova Farm host your next event at our farm! We are a great wedding venue, or schedule a private workshop during your next family reunion, corporate event or birthday party. Do you have a group of children that would like a tour & activity to get the hands on farm experince. Some of the many workshops we offer is cheese making, making jams & preserves, wool processing, farm based education for children, mushroom cultivation, cobb building, herbal medicine & more!
Email us for more information at Suchernovafarm@gmail.com
Riparian Habitat Workshop
Sat Nov. 15, 10- 2pm
Sliding scale $40 -$60
At this workshop you will learn to design and plant a native plant community to create or enhance an existing wildlife corridor or hedgerow on your farm.
Hands on Components will include conducting riparian habitat restoration
plant community creation at Suchernova Farm
-understanding design and plant material selection and placement
-willow and dogwood staking
-tree planting and propagation techniques
-free native plant material seeds and seedlings
-plant lists and resources to locate more natives
-browse protection for natives and tricks to control weeds
Join us to learn to design habitats for birds, butterflies, native insects and even reptiles. Your efforts will reward you with more wildlife viewing opportunities as well as improved habitat for a large number of native wildlife species.
Our Instructor, Maria Alvarez is a Sonoma County resident who has been conducting habitat restoration for the National Park Service at the GGNRA for 24 years. She is delighted to be hosting this plant workshop to help increase the biodiversity and enjoyment of our county.
Course is open to the public, but space is limited. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP
Lunch is available by RSVP for an additional $10
Mushroom Cultivation & Farm Integration Workshop
Price: $ 40-60 sliding scale
Date: Sunday, November 16th
Time: 10- 2pm
Join Ryath Beauchene and Felicia Herron at Suchernova Farm, on the 27th of April for a hands-on day of mushroom cultivation skills and techniques. We will be covering the science, practicality, and potential applications of these skills as well as installing mushroom patches on site as well as inoculating maple logs with Shiitake mushrooms. The course is open to the public, though space is limited, and lunch is available via RSVP. Please contact Ryath at email@example.com for more information or with any questions. We are excited to share our passion and knowledge regarding these amazing organisms!
Cob Oven Building Workshop
Cost for the workshop $80 per day, or $120 for the weekend. Kids free
Come learn the valuable craft of sculpting your own cob wood fired oven using Earth right from your property. Workshop will be lead by Miguel "Sir Cobalot" of Living Earth Structures who has been building ovens, benches, saunas and huts around Sonoma County and the world for the past 15 years. Miguel has extensive experience leading workshops, and teaching cob building in schools.
Saturday, May 3- Come for 1 or both days
1. Learn how to build a foundation for your oven.
2. We will be using adobe bricks to make the base of the oven, and will leave a space for wood storage below.
3. Insulate and set the bricks for the floor of the oven
4. Build the thermal mass layer shell of the hearth
5. Discussion of how to identify proper Earth for building. Bring a sample of Earth from your home
Sunday May 4.
1, Learn how to insulate the oven for maximum efficiency
2.. Sculpt the oven into its final shape
3, A discussion of plastering and sealing
One Day Retreat
Your day will include:
Vinyasa flow yoga, Chakra Body Rhythm: movement, sound and color,
Golden Rose Body Alchemy: guided meditation. Safe and supportive discussion circle
Optional SucherNova Farm-grown lunch
One-Day Retreat with lunch: $70/person
One-Day Retreat only (bring your own lunch): $60/person
Price: 70/person with lunch from the farm, $60/person without lunch
Date: Next Retreat will be in 2015
Time: 10am - 4:30pm
Cheese Making Class
$ 65 USD
Cheese making Workshop
Cheese making Kit & Workshop
$ 100 USD
Cheese making Workshop