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The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County thank the many educational groups who have participated in our events in past years.  Below is information from a few of them for Virtual Harvest Day 2020.

The Community Gardens table with Bill Maynard and Christy Wallace.<br>(click to enlarge)
The Community Gardens table with Bill Maynard and Christy Wallace.
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California Department of Food and Agriculture
Invasive Species Council of California


Invasive Species Council of California
California Department of Food and Agriculture

Social Media:


Phone: 916-654-0317

Contact: David Pegos

Mission: To serve the citizens of California by promoting and protecting a safe, healthy food supply, and enhancing local and global agricultural trade, through efficient management, innovation and sound science, with a commitment to environmental stewardship.

Fair Oaks Community Garden

The Fair Oaks Park Community Garden originated in 1981 with the development of 47 plots and later expanded to the current 84 plots in 2010.  

Take A Tour (14:30 min. video)

The 1.85 acre Fair Oaks Park Community Garden exists to promote good gardening techniques, sharing of information, and community camaraderie.

For plot availability, questions or to be added to the waitlist (if applicable) please contact the District: (916) 966-1036.



Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven

The Honey Bee Haven is a unique outdoor museum dedicated to bee pollinators and the plants that support them.

Contact person: Christine Casey, beegarden@ucdavis.edu


Social media links:

1 Bee Biology Road
Davis, CA 95616


Historic Rose Garden

The Historic Rose Garden is a collection of approximately 500 antique and old garden roses located on some two acres in the Historic City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, California.  The garden preserves roses that were found growing on abandoned properties, old cemeteries, and other historic California sites.

For more information, visit or contact us:


Organic Gardening Club of Sacramento County

Phone: 916-469-9466

Contact:  Linda Sanford, President

The club meets the first Friday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - Noon in the months of September, October, November, December, February, March, April, May and June. 

Meeting location is the Carmichael Parks and Recreation District clubhouse at 5750 Grant Avenue, Carmichael.


Regional Water Authority


The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is a joint powers authority representing 21 public and private water suppliers serving over 2 million residents in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Yolo, and Sutter Counties. 

RWA’s mission is to protect and enhance the reliability, availability, affordability and quality of water resources for our members. 

For more information about water efficiency practices and water savings tips-including how to save water outdoors, visit www.bewatersmart.info.


ReScape California

Website Directory

Email: info@rescapeca.org

ReScape California is a non-profit with a whole-systems approach to earthscaping that works in harmony with the natural world to address climate change.

We can help you locate a ReScape trained landscape professional to:

  • Design a carbon sequestering landscape
  • Install a water-wise irrigation system
  • Select a plant pallet that nourishes pollinators
  • Maintain a vibrant, chemical-free landscape
  • Convert your lawn into an eco-friendly garden
  • Help you ease climate change through a regenerative earthscape

Sacramento Audubon Society




Bill Bianco, President. 916-889-4849
e-mail: president@sacramentoaudubon.org
P.O. Box 160694,  Sacramento, Ca  95816-0694


  • promote the protection and scientific study of wild birds 
  • promote the enjoyment and appreciation of wild birds through community outreach
  • provide, encourage and support environmental educational opportunities
  • provide proactive leadership in the conservation of open space in the Sacramento region.

Sacramento Audubon Society is an incorporated 501c3 non-profit organization. 

The Society launched a new website July 1, 2020 – completely redesigned and developed by volunteer members.


Sierra Foothills Rose Society


Email: owendy@gmail.com

Founded in 1962, the Sierra Foothills Rose Society is an educational, non-profit organization dedicated to the cultivation and enjoyment of our national flower, the Rose.

Meetings are held at the Maidu Community Center,1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA., where we foster, stimulate and increase interest in the Rose for home and public gardens through programs given by knowledgeable people who love Roses.


UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County



New! Food safety and preservation videos from University Extension offices nationwide.

We teach food preservation and food safety.

Get your preserving on! The UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County are here to help you understand how easy it is to can, pickle, ferment, dehydrate and freeze food safely at home using research-based methods.

UCCE Master Food Preservers volunteers are trained and experienced educators, certified by the University of California to lead demonstrations at the Branch Center and participate in farmers markets, community festivals, and other county events.

University of California Master Food Preserver Mission Statement:
"To teach research-based practices of safe home food preservation to the residents of California."

4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827       Master Gardener Phone:  916.876.5338       Fax:  916.875.6233

Webmaster Email: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu