Mar 24, 2009

Gardening 101!

Note: the date of this workshop has been changed from the date listed in the BLC brochure to April 19th.

The “Buy Local Challenge” kicks off its exciting new workshop series with

Gardening 101!

In this introductory workshop, we will discuss how to begin a new garden, planning and layout, sourcing local garden supplies, organic methods, and basic plant care including transplant dates, watering, mulching, and compost.

Activities include planting demonstrations, seed starting, gardening videos, and plants to take home. Participants will also receive a gardening resource kit and handouts, and we will check-in with your progress on the Buy Local Challenge!

Cost: $5 for Buy-Local Challenge participants or $10 for community members. Cost includes all supplies, resources, and snacks during break.

Presenter: Michelle Fike, organic grower and owner of Pumpkin Moon Farm

Date: Sunday April 19, 2009

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Location: in Wolfville, TBA

RSVP to Devin (, 542 5044, or at the Wolfville Farmers' Market Info Booth)