What: To introduce urban farming/gardening as an endeavor that enriches the lives of teens in La Plata County.
Every week will focus on a different sustainable agriculture topic. Students will achieve a certificate for each topic covered that will be proudly delivered to them at the end of the Summer Program. This curriculum runs from June through August until school resumes.
To attend, please RSVP to the event below, or email Brooke Frazer, Garden Coordinator.
Who: This garden apprenticeship is aimed at teen gardeners. No gardening experience required.
Where: Manna Soup Kitchen Garden
When: Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm with a break for a free and delicious lunch provided by the Manna Soup Kitchen
June 8th - Food Justice
June 15th - Introduction to Plants
June 22nd - Growing Plants from Seeds
June 29th - Crop Management Part 1
July 6th - Crop Management Part 2
July 13th - Succession Planting
July 20th - Weeds and Weeding
July 27th - Growing Methods Part 1
Aug 3rd - Growing Methods Part 2
Aug 10th - Irrigation
Aug 17th - Introduction to Bees
August 27th - Slow Food
August 31st - Harvest Party
This program is provided through a grant by Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition.
1100 Avendia Del Sol
Durango, CO 81301
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