Urban Garden Class… offered by Gorge Grown Food Network (www.gorgegrown.com; 541-490-6420)
Date: June 1, 2013 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Mosier (Class meets at 1150 State Rd, Mosier)
Course ID: CED0400-14
Tuition: $99 Fees: $0
As the saying goes, teach a man to fish and he eats for life. This workshop provides students with hands-on skills in growing enough food to feed a family of four for a year, including soil types, amending soils, composting, seed and plant choices, pollination, water collection and irrigation, weed control and mulching, crop rotation and pest control, extending seasons, harvest methods, seed saving, barn yard foods (chicken eggs, goats milk & cheese), milk pasteurization, and cheese making. Garden site plan includes miniature livestock yard, and vegetable storage for year-round food production. Optional visits throughout the growing and harvesting season included in fee. Class meets outdoors at local working garden. Bring a lunch and dress for cold weather.