Five-Session Comprehensive Course
- April 2 1:30-4:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. (optional pot luck during dinner break)
- April 3-5 6-9 p.m.
“For the first time in Valdez, I offer this foundational training. You go home with an armload of practical knowledge to grow delicious vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs, and grains on any scale of production. You’ll learn how to pull all the parts of sustainable growing together. If your ready to grow more food organically, this is the comprehensive course to take. Come join the fun!” Ellen Vande Visse, Instructor
Learn how to:
- Compost successfully
- Fertilize organically
- Build powerhouse soil
- Manage pests and weeds non-toxically
- Pack nutrient density into your food
This course focuses on garden methods and materials for organic and ecological horticulture, including: seed selection, site planning, soil preparation fertility, organic amendments, crop rotations, mulch, green manures, pest and weed management, and compost and compost tea.