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Urban farming events, workshops and classes in June 2012

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June 2-3

Altamont, N.Y.
Natural Living Show
Find all the natural home, health, food, family, art, energy and homesteading info you need to live sustainably in this region.
Altamont Fairgrounds
518-477-8044
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June 2

Santa Cruz, Calif.
Free Compost Workshop for UCSC Community
Learn how to compost at this workshop for those in the Santa Cruz area.
East Fieldhouse, UCSC Farm
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Decatur, Ga.
Drought-Tolerant Plants and Flowers for Your Garden
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Master Gardener Mary Hines will discuss the benefits of planning a garden with drought-tolerance in mind.
Wylde Center at Oakhurst Garden
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
404-371-1920
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June 3

Austin, Texas
Solar Day
Find out about the benefits of PV from solar-industry leaders during the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Photovoltaic Specialists Conference public session.
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June 6

Portland, Ore.
Eating From the Garden Year Round
Greens, broccoli and root vegetables all year? Join this workshop and see how it's done.
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Cleveland, Ohio
Setting Up Your Chicken Yard
6 to 8 p.m.
Learn how to build a coop, the necessities for a chicken run, diet and care for your backyard chickens.
Catholic Charities
7800 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH
216-429-8200 ext. 249
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June 7 


Irvine, Calif.
Gardening for Adults: Growing Edibles
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. You can grow your own fresh produce, no matter what your skill level or how much space you have available, with this monthly, six-part series that will cover the basics of how to grow edibles in your garden, patio or balcony.
Great Park Farm and Food Lab
949-724-6800
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June 8

Seattle, Wash.
Heirloom Beans, Grains and Legumes
Learn to cook up these superfoods right in the form of warm chickpea salad, dried fava been spread, epeatre risotto and more.
Faubion School
3039 NE Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97211
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June 11

Occidental, Calif.
School Garden Teacher Training
Teachers, school-garden coordinators and parent volunteers can get their hands dirty and take advantage of ongoing Occidental Arts and Ecology Center support at their own locations.
15290 Coleman Valley Road
Occidental, CA 95465
707-874-1557
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June 9

Fullerton, Calif.
Home Composting
Open to residents of Fullerton, Brea, Santa Ana, Orange and Buena Park. Learn how to build and improve your home composting system.
Fullerton Arboretum
1900 Associated Road
Fullerton, CA 92831
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June 11-15

Athens, Ga.
Garden Earth Nature Camp
Weeklong adventure teaches 5 to 8 year olds that Earth is a garden that we all share.
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June 13

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
From Garden to Table
At this class you'll learn how to make kale chips, sautee your garden veggies and homemade soup.
Quirk Cultural Center
1201 Grant Ave.
Cuyuhoga Falls, OH 44223
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June 15

Denver, Colo.
Backyard Chicken-keeping Quick Class
Take one hour of your Friday evening for a primer on what your city chicks need to thrive.
Denver Urban Homesteading
200 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO
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June 15

Denver, Colo.
Garden Earth Nature Camp
Weeklong adventure teaches 5 to 8 year olds that Earth is a garden that we all share.
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June 16

Decatur, Ga.
Compost Workshop for the Entire Family
Hands-on approach to learning all there is to know about composting for your lifestyle.
Oakhurst Community Garden Project
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
678-702-0400
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Fullerton, Calif.
Starting Your Own Vineyard
Head of Fullerton College's Horticulture Department and vineyard owner, Kent Gordon, leads a class on how to start your own backyard vineyard.
Fullerton Arboretum
1900 Associated Road
Fullerton, CA 92831
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June 21

Cleveland, Ohio
Organic Pest Control
Steps and best management practices to discourage bad bugs and encourage good bugs.
R.G. Jones Community Garden
4580 W. 150th St.
Cleveland, OH
216-429-8200 ext. 249
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June 22-24

Big Sur, Calif.
Pickles: Crunchy and Delicious
Learn how to pickle your cucumbers any style you'd like.
Esalen Institute
55000 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
831-667-3000
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June 23

Unity, Maine
Managing Fruit Trees Organically
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's organic orchardist, C.J. Walke, will explain why you the perfect apple doesn't need pesticides.
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