Category Archives: Growing Tips

Permaculture education – Beacon Food Forest

We recently heard about these coming classes:
Date: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 From 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. (Pre Registration Required)

Early season vegetable seeds and plant cuttings propagation. Start some cool weather veggies, and start fruit shrubs from cuttings. Bring some home! For more info: http://beaconfoodforest.org/education/classes/start-your-garden-feb-2016/

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Fruit Tree Pruning with City Fruit and BFF Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016 From 10 a.m. – noon. (Pre Registration Required.) Learn the reasons for pruning, the theory behind different cuts, as well as what tools are necessary and how to care for them. Pruning practice with the help of food forest stewards. http://beaconfoodforest.org/education/classes/fruit-tree-pruning-march-2016/ Location: the Beacon Food Forest: S. Dakota Street and 16th Avenue South

DRESS for the WEATHER!

There’ll be more classes this spring: Composting, Perennial vegetables, Mushroom Cultivation, Harvesting local native plants and weeds, Social permaculture, Earth Activism, and more …