Keeping Food Real — Jump Start Your Garden

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Saturday, April 29, 2017
Elk Valley Branch
Spruce Stream Spring Farms
661 Hartley Lake Road, Fernie

A hands-on opportunity to build upon your gardening knowledge, this workshop will demonstrate organic-inspired techniques for soil preparation, garden planning (spacing, mapping, crop rotation), as well mulching at a small-scale, commercial, permaculture-inspired farm. Learn about the benefits of cold weather gardening. Wear weather-appropriate clothing/footwear and bring a lunch. Participants will leave with vegetable seedlings and a reference resource workbook. This workshop is to take place at Spruce Spring Stream Farms. 

Instructors: Dawn Deydey, Mary Cosman and Gaëtane Carignan
Prerequisite: We recommend taking Dig Into Gardening or having some gardening experience prior to this workshop, but all participants are welcome.
Cost: $49

Register online, by phone or in person with College of the Rockies.
Online: College of the Rockies
By Phone: 250 423 4691
In person: COTR Fernie Campus (342 3 Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0)

In the spirit of making this valuable information about growing your own food as widely accessible as possible, Wildsight is able to offer bursaries upon request. Please call COTR to inquire.