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