Our network

Events

Farm-to-Fork Week Events

Farm-to-Fork Week Events

Sacramento will spend the next week showing exactly why it’s America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital.

Sacramento History Museum Offers Special Docent Training Session on Sept. 30!

Sacramento History Museum Offers Special Docent Training Session on Sept. 30!

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is proud to present a special docent training session for community members interested in donating their time to help support the Sacramento History Museum’s worthwhile programs. The complimentary training session is scheduled for Monday, September 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Railroad Museum & Raley’s to Showcase the Deep Roots of Railroads & Agriculture

Railroad Museum & Raley’s to Showcase the Deep Roots of Railroads & Agriculture

All aboard from Farm-to-Fork!

Coinciding with the inaugural Farm-to-Fork Capital of America initiative, California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation and Raley’s Family of Fine Stores will showcase the important role the region’s railroads have played in supporting agriculture.  On September 28 & 29 -- during the final weekend of regular season excursion train rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad -- a shipment of locally-grown pears donated by Raley’s Family of Fine Stores will be stacked in crates on the Freight Depot platform in Old Sacramento State Historic Park and offered free to train riders all weekend long (while supplies last).  

The recreated farm-fresh scene is reminiscent of the early 1900s when the Museum’s Sacramento Southern Railroad transported pears, asparagus and other products to market from Delta communities such as Isleton, Walnut Grove, Hood and Freeport.  Pears, in particular, were once cons

Domestic violence agencies join forces

Domestic violence agencies join forces

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  The volunteer orientation will begin in October with classes held on Monday and Wednesday evenings along with some Saturday sessions. Interested volunteers must apply and be interviewed in advance. Volunteer applications are being accepted now through October 2, 2013.  

A background in history is not required.

Sac State to host annual California Indian Conference

Sac State to host annual California Indian Conference

"Live With the Chef Goes to the Farmers' Market" at Arden Hills this Wednesday Evening!

"Live With the Chef Goes to the Farmers' Market" at Arden Hills this Wednesday Evening!

In celebration of Farm-to-Fork week, don't miss a special cooking class at Arden Hills plus a “Pre-Fixe Dinner” both featuring a bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other products available at local farmers' markets! 

At “Live With the Chef" on Wednesday evening, September 25, at 6 p.m., the talented chef will share tips and techniques about how to incorporate seasonal items found at local farmers' markets into delicious meals your whole family will enjoy. Following the cooking class, Olive Branch restaurant is offering a special “Pre-Fixe” dinner at 7 p.m. in honor of Farm-to-Fork week. 

For cooking class or dinner reservations, please call 916-482-6111.  For more information, please visit www.ardenhills.net.