We are excited to launch this year's FoodShare Academy Series. Each workshop offers fun, hands-on educational opportunities to learn the essential skills of food growing and composting. We look forward to seeing you here at FoodShare!
WORKSHOP LINEUP 2016:
6:15 - 8:45pm Workshop run time
Beginner Garden Planning - March 24, 2016
Intermediate Garden Planning - March 31, 2016
Vermicomposting - April 7, 2016
Seed Starting Workshop - April 14, 2016
Mead Making - April 19, 2016
Mead Making - May 10, 2016
Container Gardening - May 12, 2016
Direct Seeding & Transplanting - May 19, 2016
Organic Pest Control - June 2, 2016
Backyard Composting - July 7, 2016
Season Extension - September 15, 2016
Putting Gardens to Bed - October 20, 2016
Discounts are available for students/seniors. Please contact us to enrol as a student/senior. Student/Senior Rate: 1 for $40, or 2 for $70, 3 for $100, 4 for 130, 5 for $160, or 6 for $190.
INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC GROWING CERTIFICATE:
With our Introduction to Organic Growing Certificate, you can combine 6 of the above workshops and a required 12 volunteering hours at a local community garden. You'll receive a certificate at season's end with a group celebration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Please note: Mead Making will not count towards the Certificate.
Garden Planning – either Beginner (March 24) OR Intermediate (March 31)
Seed Starting - either Seed Starting Workshop (April 14) OR Direct Seeding & Transplanting (May 19)
Composting – either Vermicompost (April 7) OR Backyard Composting (July 7)
Putting the Garden to Bed (October 20)
Please note that if you take both of the compost, garden planning or seedling workshops, one will count as an elective.
The Organic Growing Certificate requires taking TWO of the following electives:
Container Gardening (May 12)
Organic Pest Control (June 2)
Season Extension (September 15)
Bursaries are available to people and front line organizations. Please contact email@example.com for details.