September Growing Groceries: Celebrating the Harvest!

  

The gardens have been bountiful, and it’s time to celebrate the harvest!

On Saturday, September 8, Growing Groceries will be part of the Good Cheer Harvest Party and Music Fest, and the class will be in the Good Cheer Garden:

1:00 – 2:30 pm: Top Tips of the Month and Get the “Scoop on Poop”!
Presented by Cary Peterson, Good Cheer Garden Coordinator

  • How to increase the fertility of your soil with animal manures, worm castings, and local plant and animal amendments. Manure has been in the news lately… find out why.
  • Special guest, Chris Korrow, will share about the ways biodynamic gardening enlivens and enriches your garden.
  • Top Tips for September- bring your questions!

2:30 pm: Ed Hume of Ed Hume Seeds will be at the Good Cheer Harvest Party to answer your questions, and sign his new book Gardening with Ed Hume: Northwest Gardening Made Easy.

4:15 pm: Worm Bin Q & A where you can learn how to make great vermicastings.

Ongoing: lots of cooking demonstrations to learn how to create delicious meals with your garden produce!!

The Good Cheer Garden is at 2812 Grimm Rd. at Bayview Corner, Langley.

For information and registration, email growinggroceries@whidbey.com.