"Garden Prep with the FairShare Farmers" Class Series at Van Cleve Park

posted Feb 10, 2015, 11:38 AM by FairShare Intern   [ updated Mar 10, 2015, 8:47 AM ]
“Garden Prep with the FairShare Farmers” is a spring gardening class series where you can get ready for the growing season with the FairShare Farmers! FairShare Farm is SE Como’s community vegetable garden where members plan, grow and harvest crops communally. Each session will be a blend of instruction, demonstration, activities, with plenty of opportunity for Q&A for own site. Take part in one class, or in the whole series and get your garden plans spouting. Refreshments and materials will be provided. To Register, call Van Cleve Park at 612-370-4926 or follow the link provided with each session below. These classes are FREE thanks to the Good Neighbor Fund and the Vikings.

February 28, 2015, 10am-noon: Seed starting by Winter Sowing & seed tape; Instructor Steph Hankerson (SECIA) Activity Number 51810

March 21, 2015, 10am-noon: Crop rotation and garden planning; Instructor Courtney Tchida (MISA) Activity Number 51817

April 18, 2015, 10am-noon: Container, sack and straw bale gardening; Instructors Steph Hankerson (SECIA), Kate Clarity and Erica (Urban Farmers) Activity Number 52702

May 9, 2015, 10am-noon: Pollinator friendly gardening; Instructor Larry Cipolla (Master Gardener) Activity Number 52703

                                            June 6, 2015, 10am-noon: Irrigation techniques and planning; Instructor Larry Cipolla (Master Gardener) Activity Number 52704