Homegrown Series: Beginning Vegetable Gardening
Friday, February 8, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: Little is more satisfying than growing your own food. Except eating it! Best for novice gardeners, this class will teach the basics behind raising your own produce. Elizabeth Beggins will discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and where to get it; equipment needs; soil building techniques; and recipes for garden success. Make this the season for your vegetable garden dream to finally come alive.
Elizabeth is a writer and educator with over a decade of experience as a market gardener on the Eastern Shore. She believes that health depends on a keen understanding of what we eat and that our choices as consumers are vital to sustaining ourselves and our planet. She also is director of The You Food Project, a grassroots initiative designed to connect youth to food and the environment through school gardens. In this three-part series, she will teach participants the basics of producing food.
Session 1, Backyard Chickens, is Friday, January 11. Session 3, Growing with Kids, is Friday, March 8.
Fee: $15 members, $20 general public per program; $35 members, $45 general public for all three programs in the series
Register for Vegetable Gardening or for the three-part Homegrown series