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Community Food Bank Garden Programs

FALL 2009 SPECIALTY WORKSHOPS

**Advance registration is required:  Call to sign up!- 622-0525, x263**
All workshops are free.  Donations are accepted.

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Contact Melissa Mundt at the Community Food Bank :

mmundt@communityfoodbank.com, 622-0525, x263

All workshops take place in “Nuestra Tierra,” the Community Food Bank’s garden unless otherwise stated (3003 S. Country Club) (View Marana Farm Workshops)

Garden Workshops

FRI, September 11, 10am- noon Chicken-Raising Basics- Food bank staff and Poultry guru, Tony Bruno

MON, September 14, 1pm-3 pm Composting with Worms! with Chris, the Marana Farm worm caretaker

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH Soil and Compost 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

MON, September 21, 1 pm-3 pm Growing Fruit Trees with Andreas Georgiades, local tree grower

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH Site Design 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

FRI, October 2, 9am-11am Hands-On Irrigation- with Marana Farm Manager, Cie’na Schlaefli

Friday, October 2: 9:00 am -11:00 am at Marana Farm

SOIL and COMPOST Learn how to compost in your home and also prepare the soil for your garden.

MON, October 5, 1pm-3 pm Seed Saving with Native Seed/SEARCH Farm Technician, Chris Lowen

Tuesday, October 6: 9:00 am -11:00 am at Marana Farm

COMPOSTING WITH WORMS! Learn how easy and fun it is to raise worms for the richest compost around.

Friday, October 9: 9:00 am -11:00 am at Marana Farm

HANDS-ON IRRIGATION Learn about simple irrigation systems you can do at your home!

FRIDAY OCTOBER 9TH Planting a Healthy Garden 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

MON, October 12, 1pm-2:30pm All About Soil with retired soil scientist, Don Breckenfeld

FRI, October 16, 9am-1pm: How To Build a Solar Oven For Under $15 with Jim Scott and June Baker

Friday, October 16: 9:00 am -11:00 am at Marana Farm

SITE DESIGN Learn how to choose a good location for your garden and how effectively use water to have a successful garden.

MON, October 19, 1pm-3:30pm Market Gardening with urban agriculture expert, Dana Helfer

Friday, October 23: 9:00 am -11:00 am at Marana Farm

PLANTING A HEALTHY GARDEN Learn how to plant from seed, transplant into your garden and how to water

SATURDAY OCTOBER 24TH Soil and Compost 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

MON, October 26, 1pm-3:30pm Simply Cooking! With Sara Jones, local food enthusiast and chef extraordinaire

SATURDAY OCTOBER 31ST Site Design 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14TH Planting a Healthy Garden 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

Talleras De Jardinería

SABADO SEPTIEMBRE 19 La Tierra y el Abono: 9:00 AM – 11 AM

SABADO 26 DE SEPTIEMBRE Diseño de Jardines: 9:00 AM – 11 AM

SABADO 10 DE OCTUBRE

chilies

Plantar un Jardín Saludable 9:00 AM – 11 AM

VIERNES 23 DE OCTUBRE La Tierra y el Abono: 9:00 AM – 11 AM

VIERNES 30 DE OCTUBRE Diseño de Jardines: 9:00 AM – 11 AM

VIERNES 13 DE NOVIEMBRE Plantar un Jardín Saludable 9:00 AM – 11