2013 Gardener’s Gathering

Saturday, August 17th from 9:00am-4:00pm the Acadia Farm is hosting a series of workshops(FREE!). If interested please RSVP lindsay@acadiafarm.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.

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The Acadia Community Farm began in the spring of 2008 with the vision of providing local, organic produce to the dining hall at Acadia University, while also serving as a community garden. The Farm has grown to become an educational community centre for the exchange of knowledge surrounding gardening, food, and sustainable agriculture. Explore the site to find out more or stop by the Farm for a visit!


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