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Gardening - Making the Most of Your Yard and Garden

$139

with Sharon Turner

Calendar Sep 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Whether you're starting from scratch, needing to renovate existing plantings, wanting to plan a new vegetable garden or create a special habitat for birds and beneficials, this field-based class is for you! After the first meeting classes will meet at each participant's property where individualized, site-specific options will be explored. Organic practices will be emphasized as will the incorporation of native plants, especially those important for birds, bees, butterflies and other beneficials. Please give us your physical address when registering. The first night is mandatory, students will receive information and subsequent garden visits will be planned for all participants - this will be the only meeting held in a classroom. Dates and times of subsequent meetings will be determined that evening. $10 for materials (handouts) to be paid to instructor. Approximately 8 weeks total, with some meetings at gardens on weekdays and some on weekends. This class will include meeting at the instructor's nursery in Washington.

Growing Garlic

$35

with Jacinda Martinez

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will teach you about the life cycle of garlic. Jacinda will demonstrate how to plant garlic in the fall for a successful harvest in the summer. Using videos and photos, she will then talk about best practices during spring emergence and harvest. There will also be a garlic tasting to demonstrate the different varieties of garlic.

Mushrooms, Edible and Medicinal of New England 10.11.22

$29

with David Spahr

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restauranteur, you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21.

Mushrooms, Edible and Medicinal of New England 11.8.22

$29

with David Spahr

Calendar Nov 8, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restauranteur, you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21.

Transition Your Home or Business From Fossil Fuels

Free

with Brandon Mazur

Calendar Nov 16, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class we will explore the technologies and economics involved with transitioning our homes and small businesses away from fossil fuels to electricity. We will look into air source heat pumps, heat pump water heat, electric vehicles and solar electric energy systems. We will cover some of the design considerations and the economic effects of this transition.

Mushrooms, Edible and Medicinal of New England 1.10.23

$29

with David Spahr

Calendar Jan 10, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restauranteur, you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21.

Mushrooms, Edible and Medicinal of New England 2.7.23

$29

with David Spahr

Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restauranteur, you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21.




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