Secrets of Companion Planting

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Did you know that some plants grow better together? Improve the health and productivity of your garden by choosing plants that work together as companions, rather than compete for resources. This class provides an introduction to the many ways that you can combine plants to maximize your harvest and make the most of your space. In this class we discuss examples of companion planting, inter-planting and polyculture. Learn about: This class will feature an interactive lecture with slide show,

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Fundamentals of Organic Gardening in North Seattle

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Want to grow your own food but don't know where to begin? Learn how to start your organic garden, and continue caring for your crops, so you can eat fresh, healthy food year-round. This day-long, 5-hour workshop is an introduction to fundamental organic gardening topics and includes a conversational lecture in the morning, followed by an outdoor, hands-on class in the garden in the afternoon. You'll leave with the knowledge you need to confidently prepare your beds and start

Intro to Fermentation

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Create delicious, healthy probiotic foods and extend your garden’s bounty with fermentation.  Fermented foods can help you absorb more nutrients, support your immune system and add homemade flair to your everyday meals. Find out how easy it is to make your meals more delicious, nutritious and unique with homemade fermented foods!  In this class we will: This in-person class will include a conversational lecture and hands-on activities in the kitchen, so come prepared to get cooking. Class size is

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Summer in the Organic Garden

Description Summer is here! What’s happening in the garden? Join us for an engaging and participatory online class, where we’ll dig into the details of the summer season. In this session, we’ll discuss: This virtual class will feature a live, interactive lecture with slide show, group conversation and time for questions and answers with the instructor. A detailed outline with recommended resources will also be provided. We will be using Zoom for this class, which you can use on your

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Start Your Fall & Winter Garden

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Mid-summer is the perfect time to start planning your fall and winter garden so that you can keep eating fresh vegetables all year. For fall and winter harvests, it's important to get seeds and starts in the garden early enough to allow them growth while the sun is still shining. A little planning and effort now will pay off deliciously during the dark days of winter! In this class we will: This in-person class will be outdoors with hands-on

Preserving the Harvest

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Wondering how you can enjoy the flavors of summer throughout the year? Join us to learn how to make the most of your garden bounty and explore methods you can try at home to preserve the harvest.In this workshop, we’ll discuss: This in-person class will take place indoors, with a combination of show-and-tell, conversational lecture and some taste testing. Class size is limited to about 15 people, and we will be following current public health recommendations.

Make Homemade Pickles

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Preserve the harvest and add excitement to your table with homemade pickles! Join us for this class to learn how to make pickles beyond your garden variety cucumber dills.In this class we will: This in-person class will take place both indoors & outdoors, with a combination of conversational lecture and hands-on activities in the kitchen. Class size is limited to 15 people, and we will be following current public health recommendations. Come prepared to have fun and get messy.

Intro to Fermentation

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Create delicious, healthy probiotic foods and extend your garden’s bounty with fermentation. Fermented foods can help you absorb more nutrients, support your immune system and add homemade flair to your everyday meals. Find out how easy it is to make your meals more delicious, nutritious and unique with homemade fermented foods!  In this class we will: This in-person class will include a conversational lecture and hands-on activities in the kitchen, so come prepared to get cooking. Class size is limited

Homemade Hot Sauce: A Spicy Fermentation Workshop

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Do you love spicy fermented foods? Come learn how to make your own hot sauces, spicy krauts and more. In this class we will explore fermentation methods to capture the heat of summer in a jar to enjoy for months to come.In this workshop, we’ll discuss: This in-person class will take place indoors, with a combination of show-and-tell, hands-on activities, conversational lecture and some taste testing. Cost of class includes supplies – you will take a small sample home.

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Fall in the Organic Garden

Description Autumn often marks the greatest harvest time, but what else is going on in the garden? Join us for an engaging and participatory online class, where we’ll dig into the details of the fall season. In this session, we will discuss: This virtual class will feature a live, interactive lecture with slide show, group conversation and time for questions and answers with the instructor. A detailed outline with recommended resources will also be provided. We will be using Zoom

Winter in the Organic Garden

Description Winter can be a quiet time in the garden, which is perfect for pruning and planning! Join us for an engaging and participatory online class, where we’ll dig into the details of the winter season. In this session, we will discuss: This virtual class will feature a live, interactive lecture with slide show, group conversation and time for questions and answers with the instructor. A detailed outline with recommended resources will also be provided. We will be using Zoom

Get Register Free – $40.00