THEARC Farm Announces Workshop Series for Adults

THEARC Farm Announces Workshop Series for Adults

Adult Workshop Series

Intro to Gardening

Cost: $8 General admission, Free for C.R.I.S.P. Members

  • Saturday, April 8th, 2017 10 AM
  • Wednesday, April 18th, 2017 6 PM

This introductory class will teach participants about the basics of starting a home garden. The class will cover, planting in ground vs raise beds, tips for growing food in a small space or community garden, seasonality and planting schedules, soil health, pollinator plants and tips for getting seeds and plants.



Composting 101

Cost: FREE

  • Saturday, April 29th 10 AM

THEARC Farm is a part of DPR’s community compost co-op. The program allows community members to drop off their compost at community bins across the city. This workshop provides participants with the basic do’s and don'ts of composting. It includes tips for composting kitchen scraps, types of browns and greens that can be added to a compost bin and a hand’s on activity that shows participants how to build a compost pile. Participants who complete the training can join the compost co-op.



Companion Planting

Cost: General admission: $5, Free for C.R.I.S.P. Members

  • Wednesday, May 10th, 6 PM
  • Saturday, May 20th 10 AM

Learn the basics of companion planting, to enhance the growth of your fruits, vegetables, and herbs. This class will provide tips on what types of plants you can plant together in your garden bed. Companion planting is a great way to reduce pests and enhance plant growth organically.



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