Sonoma County Agriculture
The Year of Technology on the Farm
MARCH 12 & 13, 2019
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM each day
Reservations close: Dec 14
Bring your class to explore the role Sonoma County agriculture plays in their daily lives and community. See “Agriculture in Action” through interactive exhibits and demonstrations from 9 a.m. to Noon each day.
What will Students Experience with their Five Senses?
Technological advances in agriculture
Sources of their food and fiber
Farm animals and demonstrations of life on a farm
Conversations with local farmers and ranchers who grow and raise our food
How to work with the environment and natural resources to raise plants and animals
Students are also invited to investigate agriculture and participate in the academic and artistic contests offered.
Schools are encouraged to arrange field trips for either Tuesday, March 12th or Wednesday, March 13th.
Reservations are required and can be made online, or by faxing or mailing the School Registration and Contest Entry Form. Please provide a fax number and email address on the registration form. Field trip reservations are due no later than December 14. Every class completing a registration form will be guaranteed a visit to Ag Days on the date selected. Farm Bureau will notify each teacher by email when their registration form has been received. Additional information including schedule, map, parking and dropoff instructions will be sent after February 15th.
Each year, the Sonoma County Farm Bureau administers several agriculture related contests for students of all ages. To enter the contests, please return the form to the Farm Bureau with entries delivered by February 8, 2019.
Please join us as an exhibitor at Sonoma County Farm Bureau's 2019 Ag Days at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Your participation is important to the success of this exciting agricultural experience for school children. Last year, more than 5,000 students, teachers and parents attended this interactive, educational event.
If you are interested in participating as an exhibitor please contact Tessa Matuszak, Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
An event this size requires a team of volunteers and we invite you to join us on March 11th for set up activities and March 12th and/or 13th for the event.
Volunteer Opportunities Include
Distributing Local Food Products
Distributing Educational Materials
Volunteer assistance is also appreciated at the Ag Days Dinner and Awards Program on the evening of March 12th in the Grace Pavilion when we will honor student and class winners of the Ag Days Contests.
Sonoma County Farm Bureau invites your business to become a sponsor for Sonoma County Ag Days. Ag Days educates nearly 5,000 elementary age children, teachers and parents about the importance of agriculture and the value of local food production. Your sponsorship will assist with agricultural education promotion, agriculture literacy, classroom curriculum distribution and provide the venue for the event. Thank you for sharing our commitment of promoting agricultural education.
Dinner Sponsor – $1,500 - As a dinner sponsor, your company will receive a full color page ad in the Awards Dinner program. Farm Bureau will display your company banner at the dinner and you may elect to have a booth to promote your business. Your company name will be announced during the Awards Dinner and post event, listed as a sponsor in the Sonoma-Marin Farm News publication. Premium Sponsor – $1,000 - As a premium sponsor, Farm Bureau will display your company banner at the event and you may elect to have a booth to share in the educational experience. Post event, your company name will be listed as a sponsor in the Sonoma-Marin Farm News publication. In addition, your company logo will be placed in the Awards Dinner program.
Award Sponsor – $500 - As an award sponsor, your company name will be announced during the Awards Dinner, listed in the program and post event as a sponsor in the Sonoma-Marin Farm News publication. Silver Sponsor – $250 - As a silver sponsor, Farm Bureau will display your company banner at the event. Post event, your company name will be listed as a sponsor in the Sonoma-Marin Farm News publication. In addition, your company name will be placed in the Awards Dinner program.
All student and class contest winners will be honored at the Ag Days Dinner and Awards Program at the Sonoma County Events Center at the Fairgrounds in the Grace Pavilion.
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (tentative end time)
Reservations to be coordinated with teachers of contest winners.
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