Basic Canning

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

Description Enjoy your summer harvest all winter long! Learn what you need to know to start safely canning fresh food at home. You'll leave with the skills you need to can jams, tomatoes, chutneys, quick pickles and more. In this class we will: This in-person class will feature a conversational lecture, hands-on activities, and time for questions and answers with the instructor. A detailed outline with recommended resources will be provided. Class size is limited to about 15 people, and

Intro to Seed Saving

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

Description Do you have a favorite tomato or lettuce variety that you grow every year? Learn how easy it is to save seeds from your favorite plants, with enough seed left over to share with others. Explore the reproduction details of common crops, make a plan to save for next season, and then have fun threshing and winnowing seeds.In this class you will learn: This in-person class will include a conversational lecture with show & tell, a tour of the

Cover Crops Demystified

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

Description Late summer and early fall are great times to seed cover crops in the garden for the cool season! These special plants have many benefits to offer, and they can be confusing when you are beginning to incorporate them into your growing practices. Join us for a workshop to learn how to take advantage of this organic technique that helps to build fertility, provide habitat, and protect the soil! We’ll discuss: This in-person class take place outdoors, and will

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Comprehensive Organic Gardening

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

Description Ready to dig deeper into organic gardening? Learn everything you need to know to create a bountiful urban garden in this complete introduction to the dynamic world of organic gardening.This intensive and fun course includes 24 hours of instruction over three weeks. Through a combination of six sessions with lectures and hands-on activities, we will engage in dynamic and experiential learning. Participants will gain a richer understanding of how to support a healthy ecosystem while managing a productive organic