The Growing Project University
All workshops are limited to 20 participants, so sign up fast!
Late Summer Edible and Medicinal Weed Walk IS CANCELLED!
What: Learn the traditional yet radical art of saving your own seed for your own garden and your community. Get excited about heirloom produce, biodiversity, sustainability and self-sufficiency through this beginners class that touches on garden planning, plant isolation, hand-pollination, seed harvesting, seed cleaning, storage and seed sharing.
When: September 18th, 5:30 -7 pm
Where: The Burrow, 1502 N. Shields St, 80524
Teacher: Adam Lovell, Community Garden and Outreach Specialist with The Growing Project
Details: $10.Please dress for the weather, we will be outside. Also for those unable to pay, a work trade option is available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot
Adam Lovell is The Growing Project's Programs Director. He worked as a farm hand for Aspen Moon Farms before completing an Urban Farm Management class at FRCC. In 2016 he interned for The Growing Project and absolutely fell in love with the community, the farm, and everything TGP does. As a Teens For Food Justice and Stonecrest Rentals Mobile Home Park garden mentor, he grew his skills in community development and horticulture therapy. He also was the children’s garden education intern for The Gardens On Spring Creek in 2016.
Laura Shiels is an ethnobotanist, herbalist, ecologist, and biologist. She studied botanical medicine with Michael Moore at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, earned an MS in Botany from the University of Hawaii, has conducted research on plant uses and human-environmental interactions in Namibia, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii, taught biology classes at the University of Hawaii for 11 years (including ethnobotany, conservation biology, ecology, microbiology, and anatomy and physiology, among others), and is an avid gardener and wildcrafter.
We repeat workshops annually, check back next year if you missed one!