Intro to Fermentation

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

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here.  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

Sold Out Free – $70.00

Plant Teachings

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

Description Attention nature lovers! Let’s learn from the unique, complex, and wise beings in our garden: plants! Every Tuesday for 10 weeks this spring, we will train our senses to notice things that are all around us and remind us that plants are teachers. We will grow our own social-emotional skills as we learn about plant and animal superpowers. Together, we will: Note: there will be no after school on Tuesday, April 9, due to Spring Break.

Get Register $370.00 – $450.00

Junior Organic Gardeners

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

Description There are so many benefits to gardening organically – and it’s tons of fun! Every Wednesday for 10 weeks this spring, we will dig into the world of growing healthy soil and growing healthy plants. Together, we will: Note: There will be no after school programs on Wednesday, April 10, due to Spring Break.

Get Register $370.00 – $450.00

Fundamentals of Organic Gardening

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

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here or considering joining us for the next sessions on May 7 & 9. 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 two-part, 5-hour introduction to fundamental organic gardening topics includes a weeknight interactive Zoom session, followed by an outdoor, hands-on class

Sold Out $115.00

March Edible Plant Sale

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

Is it really time to garden already? Short answer: yes! March is a great month in the Pacific Northwest to begin planting an edible garden to enjoy all year round. We’re excited to invite you to Tilth Alliance’s March Edible Plant Sale, where you can stock up on spring plant starts and enjoy the festive event atmosphere. The March Edible Plant Sale is on Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands (5513 S Cloverdale

Northwest Builders and Makers

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

Description Calling all aspiring engineers and makers! Imagine spending spring break building and creating in the wetlands, forests, and fields of an urban farm! We will connect with our natural materials and learn how to use their natural technology for building, growing food, creating art and developing essential life skills. Together, we will: This camp will be held mostly outdoors with some indoor instructional time for crafting and in the case of inclement weather.

Grow Great Tomatoes

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

Description Get ready to grow tasty and nutritious tomatoes, peppers and other heat-loving crops! Fresh tomatoes and peppers are some of the most delicious vegetables, but they can be tricky to grow in our cool summers. This in-person class will teach you how to get a successful harvest from these warm weather crops. In this class you will learn about: This in-person class will feature an engaging, conversational lecture, some show & tell, and time for questions and answers with

Get Register Free – $65.00

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,

Get Register Free – $65.00

Drip Irrigation for the Home Gardener

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

Description Learn how easy it is to water your garden with resource-efficient drip irrigation! Even though our Pacific Northwest maritime climate is known for rain, during the dry summer we still need to water food crops, thirsty ornamentals and container gardens. This class will cover: This class features a lecture, garden tour and hands-on opportunity to assemble components of a drip system. Please dress for the weather. This in-person class will take place primarily outdoors with some time indoors, and

Get Register Free – $65.00

Intro to Bioremediation

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

Description This class will go over the basics of bioremediation and what you can do to participate! We’ll learn from Jade Frolic and Mack Kleiva of Metamimicry about this method of using biological organisms to clean the environment. In this workshop you will: This in-person session will take place primarily indoors and will include a lecture presentation, discussion and some show & tell. Class size is limited to 20 people. We will be following the current public health recommendations.

Get Register Free – $60.00

Grow Your Own Giant Mushrooms: Stropharia Workshop

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

Description Are you curious about bioremediation practices that you can use to support healthy communities? Join us for this class with Jade Frolic and Mack Kleiva of Metamimicry to learn about a low-tech method of growing Garden Giant mushrooms that will help the soil, your garden, and taste super good too. Metamimicry has a special focus of growing mushrooms for bioremediation and in this class we will create Garden Giant kits for you to take home and apply at your

Get Register Free – $65.00

Junior Counselor: Young Organic Gardeners 

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

Description If your teen or preteen loves gardening and working with younger children, this camp is for them! Junior Counselors will grow their skill as young leaders throughout the week in mentorship with camp staff, facilitating small group activities, and learning what it’s like to teach outdoors, all the while learning about organic gardening and farming. Junior Counselors will earn a Certificate of Leadership upon completion of the camp. This week's camp description: Summer is a wonderful season to learn

Get Register $65.00 – $500.00