Growing food indoors and in small spaces
This workshop concentrates on how to utilize indoor spaces for growing food, which plants are best for indoor growing, how to provide enough light, and indoor composing.
Making your own seedlings
This workshop concentrates on how to start seedlings at home: what special needs there are for soil, temperatures and light, how to transplant the seedlings to the garden, and which plants to start as seedlings vs. planting the seeds directly in the garden when spring comes. Additionally, the workshop will also address harvesting and saving seeds for next season.
Growing Organic Food
This workshop concentrates on how to start a garden growing organic vegetables, and will touches on areas such as: establishing good soil, composting, irrigation, avoiding pests, intercropping and companion planting, and attracting pollinators.
Building Healthy Soil
This workshop concentrates on teaching about the different ways to build healthy soil, keeping good bacteria and fungi in the soil, different ways of composting, and the importance of keeping the soil moist. The workshop will also work with different ways of composting, making soil tests and the benefits of not leaving any soil bare.
Keeping Plants Healthy Organically
This workshop concentrates on the different ways to keep plants healthy and strong without using chemicals for pesticides and fertilizers. The workshop discusses topics such as: how to produce insecticide organically, how to avoid pest by companion planting, and good ways to fertilize soil and plants.
Water Collection, Irrigation and Moisture Preservation
This workshop concentrates on building lasagna beds for retaining moisture, different ways and systems for irrigation, water collection and water preservation, drought and heat resilient crops, planting trees for shade, and how to get the most out of the climate we live in. The workshop will also explore different permaculture principles on working with nature and getting the help from plants and trees in preserving water.
Cooking With Produce From The Garden
This workshop concentrates on how we can cook healthy and tasty meals with the different crops we grow in the garden along with tips and ideas for putting together a weekly menu covering the nutrients our bodies need. For example: good recipes for cooking with root vegetables, how to get kale taste deliciously, and the best vegetarian eggplant lasagna.
Storing Produce For The Winter
This workshop concentrates on how to store the produce from the garden to last over the winter utilizing root cellars, freezing, canning, drying and fermenting food in safe manner.
This workshop concentrates on how to grow food indoors and in small spaces by using flower pots, hydroponics and wooden boxes. Also, what kind of vegetables are good for indoor growing, how to secure light, healthy soil and making indoor compost.
Preparing The Garden For Spring
This workshop concentrates on what needs to be done in the outdoor garden as a preparation for winter and how to prepare the soil for spring. It also teaches how to prune fruit trees and how to continue making compost in the cold winter months.