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Urban Farming Events, Workshops and Classes in September 2012

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September 5


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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September 8


Bethlehem, Ct.
Building and Using Cold Frames
1-4 p.m.
Extend your growing season or grow all winter with a cold frame. Learn how to build and use one in this workshop.
The Center for Sustainable Living
90 Cabbage Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751
203-982-1884
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Seattle, Wash.
Harvest Fair
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Extend your growing season or grow all winter with a cold frame. Learn how to build and use one in this workshop.
Meridian Park
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
206-633-0451 ext.119
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Phoenix, Ariz.
Seed Saving Class
9:30-11 a.m.
Learn how to save seeds from your own garden so you can replant from year to year. Class will cover general seed-saving information and specific techniques for a variety of common garden crops.
Valley Permaculture Alliance
1122 East Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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September 12

So. Burlington, Vt.
Making Indoor Herb Garden Boxes
Full Circle Gardens' Sarah Salatino will help you plan and create an herb box garden for the winter.
Friends of the Horticulture Farm
65 Green Mountain Dr.
So. Burlington, VT 05406
802-864-3073
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New York, N.Y.
The Joy of Foraging
Gary Lincoff, author of The Joy of Foraging, shows you how to find fiddlehead ferns, rose hips, beach plums, bee balm and more.
The Horticultural Society of New York
148 West 37th St.
New York, NY 10018
212-757-0915
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September 9


Lexington, Ky.
Building and Using Cold Frames
1-4 p.m.
Extend your growing season or grow all winter with a cold frame. Learn how to build and use one in this workshop.
The Center for Sustainable Living
90 Cabbage Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751
203-982-1884
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September 15


Billings, Mont.
Magic City Hens Expo
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This is a free community family fun day that will include local vendors, games, children's activities, a silent auction and a Parade of Hens, showcasing urban chicken coops.
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
180 24th St. West
Billings, MT 59102
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Tempe, Ariz.
Advanced Composting
12-1:30 p.m.
This class is for beginners and those who have been composting for awhile.
Sea of Green Hydroponics
1301 E. University Dr., Ste. 101
Tempe, AZ
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Rancho Cordova, Calif.
Summer in a Jar: Preserving the Tomato Harvest
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Save the tasty tomatoes that will soon be out of season by learning how to preserve and can them.
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch
2140 Chase Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA
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September 22

Georgetown, Ky.
Love Your Lawn: Healthy Grass, Healthy Soil, Healthy Water and Healthy People, Too?
Water conservation discussion, techniques for lawn care, how to properly fertilize and why your rain gardens are beneficial.
Scott County Library
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Tempe, Ariz.
Extending Your Harvest: Dehydration and Salt
Explore different methods available for preserving your own food from your own garden.
Sea of Green Hydroponics
1301 E. University Dr., Ste. 101
Tempe, AZ
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September 22-29

Throughout Canada
Canadian Organic Growers Organic Week
Large, annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.
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September 25

Phoenix, Ariz.
Soil Buliding: Alternative Methods and Cold-Row Composting
Examine techniques that were invented on the farm but can be applied to your own backyard.
Valley Permaculture Alliance
1122 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ
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September 27

Grafton, Ohio
GardenSoxx Organic Growers Certification Program
This one-day course is designed to help commercial growers and serious gardeners deepen their knowledge of organic gardening techniques and improve their harvest, using classroom instruction and hands-on training to teach all aspects of growing and maintaining crops organically.
35481 Grafton Eastern Road
Grafton, OH
440-926-2607
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September 29

Grafton, Ohio
Building Healthy Soil: Underground Secrets to a Productive Garden
9-11 am.
Learn how to put your summer garden to rest while maintaining soil quality for your winter crops.
Soil Born Farm on Hurley Way
3000 Hurley Way
Sacramento, CA
916-868-6399
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Looks like fun!
Galadriel, Lothlorien, ME
Posted: 9/16/2012 11:07:04 PM

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