TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
for the 2013 Educational Workshops

All workshops are held on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8pm.
Workshops are free of charge at the Painted Turtle Farm.
Sessions will be held in English and Spanish.
Children's farming activities will be held concurrently.  

 

MAY 9 - Starting Seeds and Transplanting Seedlings

MAY 16 - How to Build Your Own Rain Water Collection Tank

MAY 23 - Soil Fertility and Management

MAY 30 - Making and Using Compost

JUNE 13 - Color Your food

JUNE 27 - Marketing (held at Penn State Ag Extension) 

JULY 11 - Common Bug Pests, Plant Viruses and How To Manage Them

JULY 25 - Permaculture: self-maintained agricultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems

AUGUST 1 - Attracting Beneficial Wildlife and Wildlife Management & Creating a Farm Budget and Common Farm Expenses

AUGUST 8 - How to Plant Fruit Trees

***SATURDAY, JULY 20 - Introduction to canning vegetables from the garden!



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farm@gettysburg.edu
717.337.6490


2014 Student Coordinators:
Sean Pethybridge '15
Hanna-Rain Heimberger '15

Advisors:
Elizabeth Weller
Kim Davidson
Karl Mattson
Randy Wilson
Jo Ann Zeman