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Join us for a full or half day in early September to enhance your farming and gardening skills and share best practices with farmers from all over CT.

This two-part intensive is perfect for those new to farming and will cover topics such as garden bed construction, cover cropping, garlic planting, compost and more.

You will get to see these techniques in action on our campus and take part in hands on learning experiences

This workshop will also include a presentation by the USDA on Crop insurance and Risk Management.

First half of the day

9:40-10:40 Choose one: Bee 101 or Cover Crops or Garlic Planting

10:45-11:45 Choose one: Bee 101 or Cover Crops or Garlic Planting

9:40-11:45 School Gardens 101

Second Half of the Day:

12:30-12:45 RMA Presentation

12:45-2:30 Chose one: Hex Bed Build or Worm Bins

12:45-2:30 Chose one: Fall Garden Plan or Bee Keeping Extended

Saturday, September 16, 2017

9:30-3pm

$35 for the full day (includes lunch)

$30 for the full day (no lunch)

$20 for a half day

Purchase tickets here!

To learn more contact Suzannah Holsenbeck, Schoolyards Program Manager

at suzannah.holsenbeck@commongroundct.org

or call 203-389-4333 x1220