Planting seeds for good food, healthy people

Winter 2015

Adventures in Worm Farming – Click here to register

RESCHEDULED: Thursday, March 12th, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00pm

worm binLearn how to compost indoors, quickly and easily. Let worms eat your garbage. Turn kitchen scraps, junk mail, newspapers, paper bags, even pet fur into perfect, usable compost and fertilizer. No more smelly piles of waste that never seem to break down quite right. Learn how to harvest worms effectively. Each participant will put together their own worm farm in a basic 10 gallon container to take home. Learn the art and science of vermicomposting from our resident experts! Materials fee: $10 includes worm bin supplies and worms

Presenters Information: Sara Howe has been a vermicomposter and gardener since 2010. Gardening in the arid soils of the Utah desert, she ordered her first box of worms from Pennsylvania. Experimenting with over a dozen types of manufactured and improvised farms, she developed techniques and methods for the perfect worm farm. She is the founder of Howe Innovative Design a full service digital marketing agency in Portland, OR. An avid gardener, yet initially a reluctant composter Christy Cushing has learned to love red wrigglers, maintaining and creating farms of her own. She enjoys how easy and rewarding worm farming can be, growing many vigorous houseplants in her floating home using castings and worm tea. Christy is the Marketing Director of Howe Innovative Design.

Garden Planning

Thursday, March 19th, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00pm


Learn how to get the most out of your veggie garden by planning for a year’s worth of successive plantings. This workshop is designed for beginning gardeners and covers timing, plant charts, seed and plant selection, spacing and mapping.


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