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Pie Ranch Work Day, Potluck and Barn Dance

Saturday, November 21, 2009
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Party/Street Party
(650) 879-0995
2080 Cabrillo Highway, Pescadero CA 94060
Location Details:

Our mission is to inspire and connect rural and urban people to know the source of their food, and to work together to bring greater health to the food system from seed to table.

What's top dressing? How do you store popcorn the old-fashioned way? Even though the fields are all put to rest for the season, there is still much fun farm work to be done. At this month's work party we'll compost the perennial fruit trees and cane berries and braid and string up popcorn to dry for the coming year.

Come lend a hand in the fields and barns while you work alongside other volunteers and farmers. Celebrate the spirit of community at this monthly ritual of working together on the ranch, sharing locally grown food, and then spinning, laughing and dosey-doing together into the night.

The work party starts at 2 pm.
Then join in the potluck at 6pm in the barn
and dancing at 7pm

The dance is $7-20 (sliding scale) to compensate the band, ranch, and stellar caller Andy Wilson.

(Children under 12 free; workday participants pay a discounted rate of $5-15, so come on down and hoe before you hoe down!)

We'll also offer a guided tour of Pie Ranch, leaving from the Upper Slice at 3:00 pm for $5.

Important info:

•Please leave dogs at home.
•Be careful turning into Pie Ranch.
•Park at the Roadside Barn and stop in for pie and directions to the work day. You can also park in the field behind the roadside barn. PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE UP TO THE UPPER SLICE.
•Bring water bottles, sunscreen, closed toe shoes, and sunhats.
•Bring work gloves, tools, and enthusiasm! (We have gloves and tools for you to use too).
•Please bring your own dishes and utensils for the potluck. Every bit of clean up help is greatly appreciated!
•To keep an inclusive, family atmosphere, the potluck and barn dance are alcohol-free events.
"We don't want a bigger piece of the pie, we want a different pie." -Winona LaDuke

Pie Ranch Barn Dances are held on the third Saturday of the month, all year long.

Upcoming dances: Dec. 19th, Jan 16th

Added to the calendar on Thu, Nov 19, 2009 3:43PM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


$60.00 donated
in the past month

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