Sonoma County Agriculture
The Year of Farm to Table
MARCH 10 & 11, 2020
Sonoma County Fairgrounds 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM each day Reserve Today!
Harry & Lea Black
Tri-Valley Vineyard Management
Berger Concrete Inc
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?
The journey of food from the farm to the table
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 10th or Wednesday, March 11th.
Reservations are required and can be made online, or by faxing or mailing the School Registration and Contest Entry Form.
Field trip reservations are due no later than December 13th and each teacher is requested to register their individual class.
Farm Bureau will notify each teacher by email when their registration information has been received. Additional information including event schedule, location map, and transportation instructions will be sent after February 21, 2020. All adults will receive a wristband that will be required to enter the fairgrounds. Wristbands will be delivered to the school office prior to the event.
For Ag Days, Sonoma County Farm Bureau administers several agriculture-related contests for students grades K-6 and special education. To enter the contests, please deliver entries by February 7, 2020 to the Farm Bureau office with required entry information on each entry, found in contest rules on page 2 of the registration brochure.
Please join us as an exhibitor at Sonoma County Farm Bureau's 2020 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 Samantha Piehoff, email@example.com for more information
An event this size requires a team of volunteers and we invite you to join us on March 9th for set up activities, and March 10th and/or 11th for the event
Volunteer Opportunities Include:
Setup & Teardown
Managing Exhibits on behalf of SCFB
Distributing Educational Materials and Local Food Products
Volunteer assistance is also appreciated at the Ag Days Awards Dinner & Ceremony on the evening of March 11th 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 to promoting agricultural education.
Honor Roll Sponsor: As an Honor Roll 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. Also included: recognition in the printed awards dinner program, mention at the event by the MC, recognition in the April Sonoma-Marin Farm News, and recognition with branding on our website sonomafb.org before and after the event. Total Sponsorship Opportunity: $1,000
A+ Award Sponsor: As an A+ Award sponsor, your company name will appear in the printed awards dinner program, your company will be mentioned at the event by the MC, and you will receive recognition in the April Sonoma-Marin Farm News, and recognition with branding on our website sonomafb.org before and after the event. Total Sponsorship Opportunity: $500
Roll Call Sponsor: As a Class sponsor, your name will be displayed on stickers for a class of students to wear and your name be provided to a class to receive thank you notes from the students. You will also receive recognition in the April Sonoma-Marin Farm News, and recognition with branding on our website sonomafb.org before and after the event. Total Sponsorship Opportunity: $200
Class Sponsor: As a Class sponsor, your name will be displayed on stickers for a class of students to wear and your name be provided to a class to receive thank you notes from the students. You will also receive recognition in the April Sonoma-Marin Farm News, and recognition with branding on our website sonomafb.org before and after the event. Total Sponsorship Opportunity: $200 General & In-Kind Donations: Farm Bureau welcomes donations of all amounts and in-kind materials. For more information on in-kind donations, please feel free to contact the office directly at 707-544-5575.
All student and class contest winners will be honored at the Ag Days Awards Dinner & Ceremony to be held at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building: 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa.
Date: Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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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