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Introduction to Organic Gardening

Introduction to Organic Gardening Ages 18 - Adult.

If you are a first time gardener or want a refresher, learn the basics to help you prepare your vegetable garden in this workshop. Review gardening fundamentals including site selection, garden layout, planting seasons, seed sowing techniques, garden structures, cages and other supports, and the importance of mulch. Gain insights into organic pest control management, the importance of plant vigor and how to attract beneficial insects. Understand the components of soil and how to create an optimal environment for growing vegetables. Leave this class with the know-how to help you prepare for a bounty this harvest season. Instructor: Royer Held, Project Grow. 1 class. ID# 1629.201 3/10 10:00am to 11:30am Rec & Ed Conference Room Saturday Fee: $15  Register online or mail in application found in Rec&Ed catalogue


Eat it to save it: Slow Food's Ark of Taste

You've heard about Slow Food's Ark of Taste in our newsletters. You've seen Ark of Taste varieties at our plant sale. Now you can learn even more about the Ark of Taste's mission to save delicious and distinctive foods from extinction. This class will begin with an overview of Slow Food's Ark of Taste. Then we will explore heritage foods that are significant to class participants' own cultural and culinary backgrounds and discuss how we can keep these traditions alive. Finally, we will sample Ark of Taste foods and compare these heirloom varieties to their conventional counterparts. Participants will each receive Ark of Taste seeds for their gardens.

This class is led by Slow Food Huron Valley leadership team members, Janet Osborn, Sofia Gaudioso, Kimberly Hartley, and Lauren Moscoe

Class fee:  $5. Register here.