New Harmony Farm is expanding our educational mission through new farm workshop offerings for 2014. Due to popular interest, Erin will be teaching Bionurtient Dense growing practices from soil prep to harvest with her "Organic Nutrient Dense Growing through the Seasons" series. "Organic Nutrient Dense Growing through the Seasons Winter - Seed Starting Nutrient Dense Plants", March 15, (Snow Storm Date Sunday March 16) 10 AM - Noon.
The first 12 days of a seedlings life are the most critical in developing the plant's genetic potential. Learn how to grow healthy, nutrient dense seedlings from an organic and biological perspective. Hands on workshop topics include:
Some of our early seedlings in 2013 Best soil mixes and making your own. Seed starting supports and making soil blocks. Choosing the best seeds Seed soaking and inoculate Creating optimal growing conditions for seedlings Build your own germination chamber or indoor growing station, Timing of seed starting and transplanting of various vegetable, herb and flower starts.
The schedule for the other 3 Bionutrient workshops are:
“Organic Nutrient Dense Growing through the Seasons Spring – Setting Up Your Garden for Success” Saturday, April 26, (Rain Date Sunday, April 27)
"Organic Nutrient Dense Growing through the Seasons Summer -Working with Nature to Control Pests and Weeds" Saturday, July 12, (Rain Date Sunday, July 13)
"Organic Nutrient Dense Growing through the Seasons-Fall Garden Prep: Maintaining a Living Soil Through the Winter" Saturday, September 20, (Rain Date Sunday, September 21)
The cost for each of our farm workshops unless otherwise noted are preregistered (the day before the workshop) $20-25$ and $27 drop in*. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. New Harmony Farm shareholders have a 25% discount at preregisted $15.00-$17.00 and $20 drop in. Workshops unless otherwise noted are held at our new farm at 186 High Road, Newbury, MA 01950. In case of impending bad weather check our homepage for workshop scheduling updates. For more information on our other work shops go to our Workshops Page
For more information and to preregister send an email to Erin or call her at 978-807-6315.