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2019 GARDENING CLASS SERIES 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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What herbs should you plant with tomatoes? How can you group vegetable plantings in order to fight pests?

Join us at Turner Farm for this one-of-a-kind educational opportunity featuring renowned grower Kate Cook of Carriage House Farm. Kate brings a wealth of knowledge and growing expertise to help participants better understand practical strategies for grouping plants to maximize beneficial relationships.

Don't miss this chance to learn from one of the best!

Cost: $20 but Turner Farm's is offering past participants $5 off admission for each class. Simply enter the code word "garden" at checkout!

Location:
Turner Farm
7400 Given Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Contact:
Peter Huttinger / 513-328-0100 /

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/turnerfarm/229669

 

Fruit Tree Workshop for Home and Community Gardeners 

Saturday, March 30, 2019
1 - 3pm

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Instructor: David K Koester, UK Extension Campbell County

A hands-on workshop in grafting fruit trees – participants will receive instruction in the different techniques of grafting fruit trees. Rootstock, scionwood as well as tools will be provided for participants to graft their own fruit trees. Participants will leave with several newly grafted fruit trees to plant at home or in community gardens.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Cincinnati Area Organic Fruit Growers and Turner Farm Community Garden Program. The workshops will be taught by David K Koester, UK Extension Boone County Agent and Hayfield orchardist Marsha Lindner, with the assistance of Peter Huttinger, Turner Farm Community Garden Program.

Proceeds from the workshops will benefit the Turner Farm Community Garden Program.

Tickets: $20

Location:
Hayfields Orchard
8835 Old Indian Hill Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Contact:
Marsha Lindner / 513-328-0100 /

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/turnerfarm/234650

 

Springfield, OH 

Saturday, April 6, 2019
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Are you considering what to do with your farm or land when you're ready to retire or pass it on to the next generation? You are not alone!

There are lots of options and resources to assist you in the transition, succession, or transfer of your land, and this workshop can get you started down the path to the solutions that are right for you, your family, and your land!

Join us for a full-day workshop on Saturday, April 6 at the Clark State Community College in Springfield, OH to learn about:

- Several models of farm succession and transition
- Family communication strategies
- Resources to begin developing your transition plan
- Professionals and organizations that can assist you with your plans

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to better assess your situation, articulate goals for the future of your land, and develop a transition plan.

Workshop speakers include:

- Farmer Bill Agle will share his recent farm transition experience.
- Ross County Extension agent Chris Brunyis will provide expertise to help farmers navigate the process of communicating and planning for land transition, succession, or transfer in order to meet family, land management, and farming operation goals.
- Pete Foreman will discuss options for financial and estate planning.

Cost: $20 per person. Price includes lunch.

Location:
Clark State Community College
570 E. Leffel Ln.
Springfield, OH 45505

Contact:
Rachel Tayse / (614) 947-1633 /

http://www.oeffa.org/q/transition

 

2019 GARDENING CLASS SERIES 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Take this worksop and you'll be eating red, ripe, juicy tomatoes from your garden before the 4th of July! Melinda O'Briant will spill all her secrets learn from growing tomatoes at Turner Farm more than 20 years. Learn techniques for achieving the earliest tomatoes, variety selection for flavor and earliness, trellising techniques, and disease management.

Cost: $20 but Turner Farm's is offering past participants $5 off admission for each class. Simply enter the code word "garden" at checkout!

Location:
Turner Farm
7400 Given Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Contact:
Peter Huttinger / 513-328-0100 /

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/turnerfarm/229670

 

2019 GARDENING CLASS SERIES 

Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Come ready to learn how to grow fruits and vegetables in a raised wood bed. A wood raised garden bed, filled with a mixture of soil and compost, is a convenient and effective way for home gardeners to grow fresh healthy food. Although there are other techniques and bed designs that are appropriate for the home gardener, these designs borrow from traditional market gardening techniques and Permaculture practices, and will be discussed in the class.

During the class construction of a 4×8 foot cedar bed will be demonstrated. Additional topics will include choosing the right lumber and soil mix for the garden bed as well as building healthy soil using compost and green manure crops. The class is accompanied by an instructional handout.

Cost: $20 but Turner Farm's is offering past participants $5 off admission for each class. Simply enter the code word "garden" at checkout!

Location:
Turner Farm
7400 Given Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Contact:
Peter Huttinger / 513-328-0100 /

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/turnerfarm/225721

 

2019 GARDENING CLASS SERIES 

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Butterflies need your help! Many butterfly habitats have been lost to human activities, such as home construction, industrial landscaping and conventional farming. Planting a butterfly garden is an easy way to help butterflies and to attract them to your home. This class will cover the selection of nectar plants to attract adult butterflies, selection of host plants for specific native butterflies, other butterfly needs and how to become a certified monarch waystation.

The cost of the class includes a four-pack of Milkweed to get your garden started.

Cost: $20 but Turner Farm's is offering past participants $5 off admission for each class. Simply enter the code word "garden" at checkout!

Location:
Turner Farm
7400 Given Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Contact:
Peter Huttinger / 513-328-0100 /

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/turnerfarm/229671

 

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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
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Columbus OH 43214

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OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022

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