Join us the first Friday of the month, beginning in June, for Cooking Day. We make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market. Learn how to cook fresh, local food. Samples are available and donations are appreciated. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11[…]
Join us June 5th for the first Cooking Day of the season. We cook at the Market the first Friday of the month, beginning in June. Learn to make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market. Learn how to cook fresh, local food. and try new vegetables. Samples are available and[…]
We talked about using the broad fork for bed preparation in our “Grow More Vegetable” classes. Here are some pictures I took last spring. Mid to late March is the time to start planting peas, spinach, kale, carrots and cabbage outside. The row cover is handy in case we get a cold snap. The large[…]
Did you save your own seeds last year? Or maybe you have seeds left over from last year or several years ago. A germination test is a great and easy way to make sure those seeds will sprout and grow. Even if you have test phobia,don’t panic-this is easy! Place 10 seeds of the[…]
It’s back. Learn to pack a 21/2 X 5 foot raised bed with a huge amount of vegetables! It’s easy to multiply by 5 so this works for larger gardens too. This is an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels. We’ll meet at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 104 Courthouse Street, Saturday January[…]
Join us Friday, July 12th from 10-11 am at the Kids Corner to celebrate Wellness Day by making your very own stress ball! Kids of all ages are welcome and activities are always free.
Join us Sunday May 26th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1322 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA for an afternoon of hands-on activities. See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you’ve taken our “Grow More Vegetables” class, you’ll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground and[…]
Companion planting was a topic we barely touched in our recent workshop. Here are 2 charts that might be helpful. .