Education and Innovation Sharing
Each year the ranch hosts a variety of classes that use the ranch setting to educate and train a variety of people from ranchers to horsemen to bird enthusiasts and beyond.
Currently scheduled classes
International Culinary Center Farm to Table
June and Oct, 2016
Out of the kitchen and into the fields with ICC's revolutionary Farm-to-Table curriculum extension to their comprehensive 600-hour Professional Culinary Arts Immersion course that connects chefs in training to the beginning of the food chain. Hands-on experience and a broad, informed perspective on sustainable agriculture are emphasized on this field trip and overnight excursion to Paicines Ranch.Registration and Information: email Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more at http://www.internationalculinarycenter.com/courses/farm-to-table/
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Paicines Ranch Field Day
Friday, October 14, 2016
Grazing Innovations to Grow Soil Health. Spend a day getting down and dirty on the ranch! Well maybe not too dirty but we will get out on the land, observe the results of regenerative agriculture and see the animals. We’ll focus on Paicines Ranch’s innovative management of livestock on both pasture and in cropping systems to build soil and learn about efforts to spread this important work. This will be a fun learning day for all!
Cultivating Community: Land, Food, Health
Sat, Oct 15 & Sun, Oct 16, 2016
Cultivating Community is no ordinary conference! Holistic Management International (HMI) invites you to the beautiful Paicines Ranch for their 2016 Gathering. Let’s grow together through a field day at the innovative ranch, fine dining, farm-fresh local foods and sessions on numerous health, food and sustainable topics that matter to you, making this an event you won’t forget. Connect with innovative, solution-oriented and passionate farmers, ranchers, conservationists, authors, natural food/health professionals and the Holistic Management community. Special keynote speaker, “America’s Most Famous Farmer” himself, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms, will be sure to inspire us all.
Advanced Interactive Holistic Grazing Planning Workshop
Monday, October 17, 2016 – Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Are you ready to take your grazing management to a new level?
Interested in learning about innovative applications of grazing to improve the health of your land?
Do you want to spend 2 days with some of the most experienced grazing planners in the Holistic Management community?
This 2-day workshop, led by Australian pasture and grazing consultant Dr. Judi Earl, will be an interactive series of presentations on the more advanced topics of Holistic Planned Grazing. Several of our top Certified Educators and grazing specialists will tailor the discussion to participant’s needs and provide their combined experience and expertise to help solve your grazing problems. Get ready to have your thinking about grazing be challenged and broadened. Bring your most perplexing grazing issues. Come with your questions about how to improve your planned grazing results. Spend two days learning and interacting with some of the best and most experienced Holistic Management graziers.
If you are interested in organizing a class to be taught at the Paicines Ranch, please, contact us for help planning your event. If you have a suggestion for a class you would like to see us organize, let us know via email.