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Free Urban Agriculture Workshops!

Want to garden more sustainably? Want to become an urban farmer? Want to be a better environmental steward?

Durham Soil & Water invites you to join us for a series of urban agriculture and conservation training workshops from October through June. All workshops are free and include a complimentary breakfast or lunch for attendees that RSVP in advance.

 

Thursday, October 20th: Rain Water Harvesting & Conservation Irrigation

     8am to 10am at the Bull City Cool Food Hub Mitch Woodard & Mike Dupree

Thursday, November 10th: Nutrient Management, Buffers & Filter Strips

     8am to 10am at the Durham Public School Hub Farm

Thursday, January 26th: Beginning or Transitioning to a Produce Operation

     8am to 10am at Northern High School

Thursday, February 9th: Local Buyer Discussion Panel & Mixer

     8am to 10am at the Bull City Cool Food Hub

Thursday, March 16th: Pollinators & Native Species

     8am to 10am at the Durham Public School Hub Farm

Thursday, May 18th: Integrated Pest Management

     8am to 10am at the Bull City Cool Food Hub

Thursday, June 29th: Backyard Rain Gardens & Wetlands

     9am to 1pm at the Durham Public School Hub Farm

 

For more details, please visit: http://dconc.gov/government/departments-f-z/soil-water-conservation-district/news-and-upcoming-events

These trainings are made possible through funding received from the National Association of Conservation Districts and the Durham Farmland Protection Advisory Board.

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