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Growing Groceries: Vegetables A to Z #2

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Wed 4 March 2020
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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« All Events GROWING GROCERIES: VEGETABLES A TO Z #2 March 4, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm $20.00 « GROWING GROCERIES: Seed Starting and Raising Transplants GROWING GROCERIES: VEGETABLES A TO Z #3 » GROWING the Pea, Carrot, and Lettuce Families We’ll cover the Legume family which includes peas , beans (green and dry), and lentils . The Carrot ( Apiaceae ) family also includes parsnips and celery along with many herbs like dill, fennel, and caraway. Puget Sound’s mild climate makes it a great place to grow members of the lettuce ( Asteraceae ) family just about year-round. We’ll cover the extensive varieties available along with a discussion of raising artichokes. Topics covered include variety selection, cultural requirements, as well as the major disease and pests affecting these species. Diane Decker-Ihle , Master Gardener and GROWING GROCERIES INSTRUCTOR, will share what’s she’s learned over many years of GROWING AN ABUNDANCE OF FRESH FOOD NOT ONLY IN HER HOME GARDEN, but several community and food bank gardens as well. Kate Ryan of Soil Sisters Plants & Produce will share what she’s learned in over 30 years of GROWING VEGETABLES, herbs, and flowers in Western Washington. A self-professed lazy gardener, she’s learned from her many mistakes over the years. No matter if you only have a tiny apartment deck, small garden space, or plenty of acreage you can grow fresh, healthy food in a healthier, more environmentally friendly way. The WSU Snohomish County GROWING GROCERIES PROGRAM BRINGS BEGINNING AND EXPERIENCED GARDENERS TOGETHER WITH SPEAKERS AND TOPICS FOCUSED ON GROWING HEALTHY FOOD using sustainable gardening practices. Developed over the last several years, the program’s goal is to increase our communities’ access to fresh, healthy food by teaching the latest research-based techniques for GROWING FOOD. WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs; contact WSU Extension at 425-338-2400 at least two weeks prior to the event. Where WSU Snohomish County Extension 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park) EVERETT, WA 98208 Cost Take just the classes you want at $20 per class per person. Or…Save and take all ten GROWING GROCERIES CLASSES FOR $175. Registration Registration is now open for the 2019-2020 GROWING GROCERIES EDUCATION SERIES. Visit GROWINGGROCERIES.eventbrite.com to register online or print out the GG Mail-in registration 2019-20 and mail with your check at least one week before the class starts. Other classes in the series… + Google Calendar + iCal Export Details Date: March 4, 2020 Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Cost: $20.00 Event Categories: Agriculture Events , All Events , Home & Garden Event Organizer Kate Ryan Phone: (425) 357-6024 Email: kate.ryan@wsu.edu Venue WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park) Everett , WA 98208 United States + Google Map « Growing Groceries: Seed Starting and Raising Transplants Growing Groceries: Vegetables A to Z #3 »
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WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium
600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park), Everett, 98208, WA, United States


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