Thursday, January 28, 2010

Workshops for Market Gardeners

Have you thought about growing a market garden and selling at local farmers' markets but aren't sure where to start? Turner Farm is offering a series of workshops to help new market gardeners start selling at farmers' markets.

Discussion will focus on varieties of greens that grow well and sell well, along with tips on how to raise them year round.  Led by Melinda O’Briant.  February 2nd, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Start a conversation at your market table by growing unusual produce
Discussion will focus on fruits and vegetables such as jerusalem artichokes, broccoli raab, garlic scapes, tomatillos, and others that grow well but aren't commonly seen at area farmers' markets. Led by Melinda O’Briant and Nancy Ogg of Shady Grove Farm. February 23, 7:00-9:00 pm.

Attend one or both. Fee for each class is $12. Turner Farm, 7400 Given Rd, Indian Hill 45243.  Reservations can be made by calling the farm at 561-7400 or emailing them.

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