Friday, August 23, 2013

Grow Your Groceries Series Open House events coming up!

Soil Born Farms Grow Your Groceries farmer training course is starting its second session this October.   Divided into two tracks: “Home Gardener” and “Urban Farmer,” this course is designed to provide the new grower with the tools and knowledge necessary to produce food sustainably in small spaces.

The Urban Farmer track includes:
-          Fourteen classes on production skills, business topics and logistics
-          Three educational visits to local organic farms
-          Sixteen hands-on field hours
-          One-on-one technical assistance on production, marketing, business, and legal issues

The Home Gardener course consists of eleven seasonally-aligned classes offered October through August 2014 to support home, school and community gardeners in producing abundant produce all year long.

We’re holding two FREE Open House events about this course on

Saturday, September 7, 11am-1pm
Wednesday, September 11, 6pm-8pm

Or email sbarnes@soilborn.org for more information!