Day on the farm
What: Learn about the operations of a real farm, including hourly sheepdog demonstrations and sheep shearing and wool spinning. Cows, chickens and pigs will also be on exhibit. Seasonal produce will be for sale.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sinclair Family Farm, 7209 Church St., Penryn
Information: (916) 663-0303; www.sinclairfamilyfarm.net
What: Del Paso Boulevard Partnership’s 5th annual Sacramento VegFest includes a lineup of speakers, cooking demonstrations and vendors.
When: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento
Cost: $10, children under 12 free
Information: (916) 923-6200; www.sacvegfest.com
Cottage food operations
What: The UC Cooperative Extension has designed two-day, hands-on workshops for farmers of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and honey who interested in making value-added products in their home kitchens.
When: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Jackson on June 12 and 16; in Sacramento on July 1 and 9
Where: 12200B Airport Road, Jackson; 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento
Cost: $25 advance; $40 day of, space permitting
Information: (530) 621-5502, ucanr.edu/cfoworkshops
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