We invite you to call or email for information, or to schedule a family or class visit.

Upcoming Events

We are a small family farm, so we are not generally open to the public. We do hold special events several times during the year.

Saturday, April 2
Lamb Camp
Learn all about the care of newborn Babydoll Southdowns and their moms. Advance reservation required – email info@canvasranch.com.

May
Comb a Cashmere Goat
Email for the exact date to help comb the goats.

Sunday, May 1 – 11:00-4:00 PM
Blossoms, Bees, and Barnyard Babies
A FarmTrails-sponsored event – come see our baby lambs and kids and enjoy spring on the farm. www.farmtrails.org

Sunday, May 8 – 11:00-4:00 PM
Mother's Day Open House
Bring (or borrow) a mom, the kids, and a picnic and blanket to spread out on our lawn, and enjoy a beautiful spring day (we hope!) at Canvas Ranch. Baby animals, activities for kids, tours, tractor rides. $10 for adults; $3 for kids 12 and under.

» Check out the event page on Facebook.

Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16
Painting Workshop with artist Tim Schaible
Canvas Ranch owner and renowned artist Tim Schaible hosts a painting workshop here at the ranch, teaching his unique painting techniques for new and professional artists. Fun and informative!
Advance reservation required – email tim@timschaible.com.

Starting May 22
Santa Rosa and Marin Civic Center Farmer's Markets
Come see us at the Santa Rosa (Saturday morning) and Marin Civic Center (Sunday morning) Farmer's Markets.

Week of June 6
First Summer CSA deliveries.

Thursday – Sunday starting June 9
Farmstand at 4588 Bodega Avenue, Petaluma (formerly Andersen Organics)
We're opening a farmstand for those who would like to come pick the freshest, most delicious veggies and other items. Our partnership with Andersen Organics is an exciting new undertaking this year!

Labor Day Weekend Saturday, September 3 – 11:00-4:00 PM
Taste of Sonoma
Over 150 wineries, 60 chefs, and Canvas Ranch come together at the famed MacMurray Ranch in Healdsburg for informative and entertaining wine seminars, lively cooking demonstrations, get-your-boots-dirty vineyard tours and so much more. Enjoy the best of Sonoma County living. www.sonomawinecountryweekend.com

Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25 – 11:00-4:00 PM
Weekend Along The FarmTrails
Come and join in the fall bounty of food and fun at Canvas Ranch. www.weekendalongfarmtrails.com

Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9 and 15-16 – 10:00-5:00 PM
ArtTrails Open Studio
For art lovers, come visit Tim's art studio/barn here at Canvas Ranch and see what inspiration he takes from our beautiful countryside. www.timschaible.com

Saturday, October 15 – 11:00-4:00 PM
Pumpkin Pickin' Picnic This is our annual event for CSA members to come get their pumpkins, tour the farm, and meet fellow CSA members and friends of Canvas Ranch. We'll have a cider press, crafts, and local farm products (including pumpkins!) to purchase. (Pumpkins are FREE for CSA members.)

Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6 – 9:00-5:00 PM
Sheep School
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Babydoll Southdown sheep (and a little about cashmere goats) in this weekend workshop focused on using this rare breed for grazing in vineyards and orchards.

For more information and details, email info@canvasranch.com.

EVENTS CANCELLED IF RAIN FORECAST
Please call or email to confirm dates and times!

AND PLEASE REMEMBER NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED (even really cute ones) BECAUSE OF OUR ANIMALS.