Saturday, August 17th from 9:00am-4:00pm the Acadia Farm is hosting a series of workshops(FREE!). If interested please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org, as numers are limited. Below is the itinerary for the day.
2013 Gardener’s Gathering Itinerary
|9:00am-10:00am||Reg Newell is with the Department of Natural Resources and will be presenting on farms and biodiversity|
|10:00am-10:15am||Loay Jabre, a masters student at Acadia will present on pest management and recent findings from his research|
|10:15am-12:00pm||Paul Arnold will explain the importance of composting, how to compost effectively, discuss various designs, and we will be building a compost for the Acadia Community Farm|
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Lunch at the Wolfville Farmer’s Market|
|1:00pm-2: 30pm||Amanda Dainow, clinical herbalist, will present on medicinal herbs and the different ways they can be used to heal|
|2:30pm-4:00pm||Leisel Carlsson, instructor, nutrition and dietetics/community member, will present on seed saving and different ways to save seeds from your plants for the following season|
Where: The Acadia Community Farm-Behind the Acadia Athletic Complex adjacent the far soccer field.
Graham Calder, founder of P3 Permaculture
And the Valley Gardeners Club
“Positive Solutions with Permaculture: Heritage Solutions for ornamental and edible gardens”
Monday August 12th, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:00 at the KC Irving Centre Auditorium, Acadia University
After party at 30 Chestnut Ave., Prince St. access, to continue to the discussion around a fire.
Interested, but want more information, please visit and explore:
Acadia Community Farm Invites You!
The Acadia Community Farm is hosting on a series of workshops, free of charge, around the topic of gardening. Attending the workshop is a great opportunity to learn more about organic gardening, composting, growing herbs, farms and biodiversity and pest management.
Where: The Acadia Community Farm-Behind the Acadia Athletic Complex adjacent the far soccer field
When: Saturday, August 17, from 9:00am-4:00pm
Number’s are limited, if interested please RSVP by August 12th to: Lindsay@acadiafarm.org