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March 2012

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March 1

New York City, N.Y.
Grow Up! Green Roof Farming Workshop
Take your rooftop farming to the top with the best vegetables suited for the environment, the right soil mix and an ecological approach.
718-817-8700
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March 1-7

San Francisco, Calif.
San Francisco Green Film Festival
Become inspired to act on green issues and sustainable-living initiatives at this forward-thinking media event.
415-742-1394
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March 7

Denver, Colo.
Herbal Alternatives & Natural Baby Care Class
Ditch the chemical - and preservative-filled baby products and learn how to make your own belly butter, baby powder, bath soaks, baby wipes and more.
720-865-3585
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Milwaukee, Wis.
Knife Skills Class
Master the art of cutting, dicing, julienning and chiffonading for all of your garden-fresh dishes.
414-336-1111
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March 8-11

Anaheim, Calif.
Natural Products Expo West
Trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry.
Anaheim Convention Center
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March 14

Bernalillo, N.M.
Vermicomposting Class
Spend your morning playing with worms in the name of learning how to make compost for your garden.
505-867-2582
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March 15

Worthington, Ohio
New Directions for Suburban Gardens Class
Chase away winter blues with the greens of your own suburban shade garden.
614-842-6320
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March 15-18

Augusta, N.J.
Springfest Flower and Garden Show
All-day Edible Gardens Symposium, The Kids Plant Your Own Zone and Treasure Hunt; bring questions for the many professionals who will be speaking and exhibiting.
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March 17

Clermont, Ky.
Smart Gardens and Landscapes: Expanded Program Series
Learn how to transform your yard, urban space, rooftop and street side into green spaces that are attractive, food-producing and beneficial to people’s lives and the environment.
502-955-8512
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Glencoe, Ill.
Homemade Ice Cream Workshop
Learn to make your own and to grow plants for flavoring it.
847-835-5440
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Los Angeles, Calif.
Seed Library of Los Angeles Meeting
2:30 to 4 p.m.
Free distribution of seeds and learn about crops native to the Americas and their importance with SLOLA Secretary Kathryn Brown.
847-835-5440
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Madison, Wis.
Second Step Beekeeping Class
A class for those who have already kept bees a year and have more questions. Topics include bee behavior, equipment beyond the basics, inspecting, queens, splitting hives, swarm capture, pests and disease treatment and preparing for winter.
Dane Co. UW-Extension Building
1 Fen Oak Drive
608-244-5094
jeanniealabeannie@yahoo.com
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March 19

Lexington, Ky.
Go Green and Local Sustainability Fair
Sustainability education, local-food taste tests, energy demonstrations and visit with local nonprofits and businesses.
The Learning Garden
Venice Blvd. and Walgrove Ave.
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March 20

Athens, Ga.
Design Basics for Edible Landscaping Annuals and Perennials Class
Learn about perennials, annuals and the different planting zones in your landscape.
706-542-1244
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March 23-25

Berkeley, Calif.
Economics of Happiness Conference
You saw the documentary of the same name, now team up with the International Society for Ecology and Culture and concerned citizens to develop an agenda for change for today's economic, environmental and social crises.
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March 24

Essex Junction, Vt.
Jr. Iron Chef VT
Vermont high-school students battle to prepare and cook nutritious foods using locally produced ingredients for school food systems, with the proceeds benefiting farm-to-school programs.
802-434-4122
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March 24-25

Denver, Colo.
Urban Farmers and Vegetable Gardeners Symposium
Join Feed Denver and Growing Power's Will Allen.
303-513-7548
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March 27

Lexington, Ky.
7 Keys to Organic Gardening
Get your garden off to a great start with tried-and-true advice from one of Kentucky's pioneers in sustainable farming, Jerome Lange.
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March 30

Los Angeles, Calif.
Tomatomania!
Learn all about tomatoes from tomato gurus Scott Daigre and John Lyons.
Grow Native Nursery Westwood
One Davis Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
424-234-0481
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March 31

Brooklyn, N.Y.
Lasagna Gardening Workshop
Learn the no-till, no-dig method of lasagna gardening.
718-623-7220
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Lexington, Ky.
Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation
A day-long workshop featuring all you need to know to grow your own shiitake, oyster and other specialty mushrooms.
859-986-3734
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Langley, British Columbia, Canada
From-Plate-to-Soil Compost!
This workshop will show you how fun composting can be.
604-514-2865
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Long Beach, Calif.
Edible Weeds Workshop
Earthroots Field School Instructor Caroline Colesworthy shows you how to make a weed salad. Bring your own bowl and utensil.
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Long Beach Grows Unity Farm
West side of UCLB
5450 Atherton St.
Long Beach, CA
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Give us your opinion on March 2012.
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Can we get an update? 2012???
Danielle, Col., OH
Posted: 3/15/2014 8:18:18 PM
It would be really helpful if it were possible to search events by area, rather than having to read the list only to find nothing local. Maybe for the website wishlist . . . ?
Jean, Framingham, MA
Posted: 2/7/2014 5:57:24 AM
wow so much that there is to take in!
Lorna, Poplarfield, MB
Posted: 8/15/2013 12:22:27 PM

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