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Urban Agriculture Learning Series

700 Blanton Avenue. 6 Saturdays 11am to 1pm. Starting February 25, 2017. Free and Open to the Public!

February 25th: Victoria Campbell, City of Richmond, DPRCF, Community Garden Coordinator – “Basic Vegetable Gardening” and Duron Chavis, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens- “Community Engagement and Grants for Urban Agriculture”

March 4th: Arthur Kay, Createspace– “Projects in Sustainable Agriculture and Ecology”, Joel Koci, VSU, – “Organic Fruit Tree Care and Cash Crops”

March 11th: Jessica Smith, Certified Ecological Farmer, “Soil and Plant Health Foundations”, Lee Hesler, Virginia Bluebird Society – “Attracting the Eastern Bluebird”

March 18th: Bruno Welsh, CompostRVA – “Composting” and Cheryl Crawford, Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteer – “Canning and Preserving Food”

March 25th: Ted Kienast, Smith Turf and Irrigation – “Irrigation Systems” and Neal Beasley, Timmons Group – Rooftop Gardens and Collecting Storm Water and Gay
Stokes, DPU – “Making your Own Rainbarrel”

April 1st: Kristi Orcutt, RVA Goats, RVA Honey – “Beekeeping and Goats” and Allie Hawley, Moon Flower Apothecary – “Edible Weeds and Wild plant Medicine”


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