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Sixth Annual Savannah's Organic Ranch Golf Tournament

COME JOIN US for the Sixth Annual Savannah's Organic Ranch Golf Tournament — a day of exercise, fun and festivities! You will be helping to support our efforts to fight pediatric cancer and promote a healthier future for all our children.

Savannah's Angels

Become a member of our inaugural “Savannah’s Angels” circle. 100 donors who commit to $1,000 per year or more will create a circle of support that will insure Savannah’s dream continues to be a reality. Your $1,000 donation will support the new Ranch as well as ongoing programs for the children. Our first 100 members will receive a limited edition commemorative gift, thanking them for their support, and reminding us all that one small child can change the world – if we help.
Download PDF for more information on how you can be involved.

Students Recognized for Giving Back

Article Tab : Back row, from left to right: Savannah's Organic Ranch co-founder Joe Sachen, his wife Lisa and organization board member Bob Rieden. Front row, from left to right: Savannah's Heart Award finalists Kaylea Danielian, 11, Paul Willis, 16, and Gabby Gregory, 15.    ALISO VIEJO – Paul Willis preferred to stand while telling his story.

The Aliso Niguel High student, 16, sometimes dislocates
his knees or hips when sitting – the result of a rare
syndrome that has worn down the connective tissue in
his joints.

Outside a dining room at the Aliso Viejo Country Club recently, Willis made no mention of the syndrome while recounting how he helped two young boys in Kenya.
Continue >> From OC Register.

Savannah’s Organic Ranch Builds Its Largest Garden

The Sage Hill School garden and ‘mini ranch’ is the eighth community garden project for Savannah’s Organic Ranch.

By Julianna Crisalli | April 11, 2011

Members of Savannah’s Organic Ranch spent the last two weekends with volunteers at Sage Hill School in Newport Beach building the nonprofit’s eighth organic garden.

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Votes and Delegates Needed

Residents will have a second chance in few weeks to determine whether to lease some land to local nonprofit foundation Savannah's Organic Ranch.

The foundation was created by Joe and Lisa Sachen in honor of their daughter, Savannah, who died at age 8 of a rare heart tumor in 2007. The Sachens said it was their daughter's dream to have an organic farm when she grew up, and to educate others on the benefits of eating organic foods.

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SOR Garden Dedication on Ch 9Savannah's Organic Garden

Dedication day at the opening of Savannah's Organic Garden at Canyon Vista Elementary. The fourth garden we've opened as part of our ongoing effort to educate children about the importance of organic food.
Michele Gile reports.

Our Vision

"This is a short video and interview with Joe & Lisa Sachen, parents of Savannah, discussing the foundation, it's accomplishments, and the foundation's vision for the future."

Savannah's Ranch

The Aliso Viejo Community Association failed to meet the quorum requirement, resulting in no vote Thursday night for the approval of a land lease for Savannah's Organic Ranch.

The association will meet for a vote within 30 days. During the meeting, delegates were able to direct questions about the project to Ross Chun, AVCA president and Joe Sachen from Savannah's Organic Ranch.

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The Great American Salad Bar Project, an initiative of The Lunch

Grant Guidelines and Background

What is provided for with this Grant Award? A portable 5-well Cambro salad bar, the necessary pan inserts, chilling pads and utensils, as well as numerous training tools for school personnel.

Who May Apply?

Any public Grade School, Middle School or High School located within 25 miles of a Whole Foods Market store is eligible to apply.

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Build on a legacy and plant the seeds of better health. The new Savannah's Organic Garden application is here for download. Apply for a Savannah's Organic Garden for your school.

Lincoln Elementary School

Dedicated March 5th, 2010, this video contains pictures and video of the construction of Savannah's Organic Garden at Lincoln Elementary School in Corona Del Mar the 5th school garden made possible by Savannah's Organic Ranch.

Savannah's Organic Garden at Lincoln Elementary School from Savannah's Organic Ranch on Vimeo.

"Humming with organic activity"

Article about Lincoln Elementary's new organic garden. by Julie Hagy in the Daily Pilot

Tomatoes, zucchini, cauliflower and grapes were just a few of the organic plants that students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School placed into the soil of the campus’ new organic garden Friday. Continue reading>>

Canyon Vista Elementary's Garden

The list of Organic Gardens Grows

New School Garden Honors Girl’s Life & Vision

Aliso Viejo, CA—Wednesday, September 23, 2009 Aliso Viejo, CA—Eight-year-old Savannah Sachen dreamed of becoming an organic farmer. Although her life ended much too soon, the Sachen family, friends and community embraced her Savannah's Organic Garden at Canyon Vista Elementarydream and made it into a reality for the children of Canyon Vista Elementary.

Canyon Vista Elementary is the fourth school to receive an organic garden through Savannah’s Organic Ranch, a non-profit organization founded by Joe and Lisa Sachen. The Ranch continues the legacy of Savannah’s passion for people, animals and nature by educating children and adults alike on the benefits of organic foods and farming to our bodies, our fellow living creatures and our planet.


Canyon Vista's Garden

Canyon Vista Elementary is the fourth school to receive an organic garden through our Garden Program.
See press release for more. >>

SOR Gives to CHOC

Savannah's Organic Ranch donates video games to CHOC

We give in the hope the gift will help the young patients cope with long-term hospital stays

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St. Mary's Garden

As part of our effort to plant ten organic gardens throughout the community in a year, St. Mary’s and All Angels Christian School, partnered with Savannah’s Organic Ranch for the third Organic Garden planting.

Savannah with her furry friends


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