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Virtual Farm Trips and AgVenture Field Days
Virtual Farm Trip -
Collard Greens
December 12, 2023

Farmer Matt Cultrera of Mako Farms will explain the process of growing collard greens, including the varieties, growing period, and the harvest process, as well as where they go after harvest. He'll also talk about the nutritional benefits.

 

Join him on his farm to see his fields and get answers to your questions - LIVE!

 

The program will last approximately 30 minutes.

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Virtual Farm Trip -
Olives
November  2023

Join farmer Jack Zech of Victoria Island as he demonstrates the process of growing, harvesting, and processing blueberries. He'll also chat about the health benefits of this specialty crop.

 

Join him on his farm to see the orchard and get answers to your questions - LIVE! 

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Virtual Farm Trip -
Blueberries 
April 2023

Join farmer Jack Zech of Victoria Island as he demonstrates the process of growing, harvesting, and processing blueberries. He'll also chat about the health benefits of this specialty crop.

 

Join him on his farm to see the orchard and get answers to your questions - LIVE! 

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Virtual Farm Trip -
Apples
October 2022

Farmer Jeff will explain the process of growing apples, including the varieties, growing period and the harvest process as well as by-products and nutritional value.

 

Join him on his farm to see the orchard and get answers to your questions - LIVE! 

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Virtual Farm Trip -
Grapes
September 2022

Join farmer Joe Valente and Amy Blagg as they demonstrate the process of harvesting grapes, both mechanical and hand harvest methods.

They will cover when and how harvest occurs, where grapes are produced as well as the various types of grapes and conclude with highlighting the nutritional benefits of grapes. Most importantly, they will answer your questions LIVE!

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Virtual Farm Trip -
Dried Cherries
March  2022

Join Farmer Jake Samuel from Sunrise Fresh as he demonstrates the process of taking fresh cherries from the orchard to the dehydrator, pitting line, and packing so you can enjoy healthy and yummy

dried Bing cherries. He'll be taking you inside the plant and answer your questions - LIVE!

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Virtual Farm Trip - Pumpkins
October  2021

Join us on a virtual farm trip to Van Groningen and Sons, Inc. where you'll learn more about growing, harvesting and post-harvesting processing of pumpkins. Farmers Bryan and Tommy we'll take you behind the scenes from the field to the packing shed and answer your questions - live.

Sponsored by SJC California Women for Agriculture!

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Manteca AgVenture
April 2021
This Manteca AgVenture trip was for Banta, Escalon, Lammersville Ripon, Manteca, New Jerusaleum, Jefferson and Tracy Unified third graders. It featured the following  displays including: sheep and goats, SJC Mosquito and Vector Control, sheep dogs, Stockton East Water Suppliers, Panella Trucking, and SJC Master gardeners discussed bees and other pollinators.

This is a fillable PDF for students to follow along during the virtual field trip

Lodi AgVenture
March 2021

Sponsored by
Michael David Family Foundation
This Lodi AgVenture trip was for Linden, Lodi, New Hope and Oak View Unified third graders. It featured the following  displays including: PG&E Gas Board, Kraft Heinz,  San Joaquin Cattlewomen, California Farmland Trust, SJC Master Gardeners and N&S Tractor.

This is a fillable PDF for students to follow along during the virtual field trip

Virtual Farm Trip -
Almond Blossom
February 2021

This tour will take you onsite and live to a San Joaquin County almond orchard to explore what happens during almond blossom. Learn more about the important roll bees play during almond blossom.

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This is a fillable PDF for students to follow along during the virtual field trip

Stockton AgVenture
January 2021
This Stockton AgVenture trip was for Stockton and Lincoln Unified third graders. It featured the following  displays including: SJC Horsemens Assoc., SJC Weights and Measures, California Farmland Trust, Mid Valley Cowbelles, SJC Mosquito and Vector Control, PG&E Electric Board, and Orchard Rite Shakers.

This is a fillable PDF for students to follow along during the virtual field trip

Virtual Farm Trip - Walnuts
November 2020

This tour will take you onsite to a San Joaquin County walnut orchard. Learn more about what it takes to grow, harvest and process walnuts for consumption.

View this Virtual Farm Trip

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