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Educational Series

FOOD LESS TRAVELED:

Good for You & Good for the Environment

In 2014, our educational series is focused on food less traveled and the benefits of growing, eating, and living locally. You can join in as a host, a presenter, a participant, or a volunteer for any of these events.

Learn with us

Green Spaces hosts multiple community gardening workshops each year that provide gardeners with regionally-appropriate gardening techniques as they get hands-on training from local experts.

  • Movies – come an hour early for a potluck and a little garden work. Each movie shares details about the various links in our food supply, ways to get outdoors and active, or examples of community coming together for greater good.
    • Movie in the Garden- March 22, 2014
    • Movie in the Garden/Seed Swap- July 1, 2014
    • Movie in the Garden/National Food Day Celebration- October 24, 2014
  • Work(ing)shops/Special Educational Events

    • Local Produce: February 15, 2014
    • Fallow the Garden: May 24, 2014
    • Animal Husbandry: June 26, 2014
    • Fresh Food Snacks: August 16, 2014
    • Garden Economics: September 18, 2014
    • Water for Food: November 15, 2014

     

Sign-up for the next garden workshop

Register for the 2014 workshops series at a discounted rate

 

Become a Pollinator

  1. A-Z Seed Swaps – Seed Swaps will be held at least twice a year (before spring and fall planting). Bring your seeds and share your recipes. Each Seed Swap also offers mini demonstrations.
  1. Mentor Orientation- please contact Michelle if you’re interested
  2. Volunteer Training – Volunteers are always welcome. Contact Bruce to learn more, or check out our volunteer page and start getting your hands dirty.
  3. Speaker’s Bureau – get trained up for GSA and be our voice to the community.

 

Join the GARDEN FORUM

Become a member of Green Spaces and gain a year’s access to the garden forum- a resource full of inspiration & ideas, from regionally-appropriate techniques & specifications for tried and true structures to offered garden supplies and stories about the boy who learned to love spinach.

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