The ABC’s of community gardens

Come out and learn about setting up a community garden.

Topics include seed gathering and saving, setting up a garden space, weeding, pests, harvesting, storage, and food preservation.

Ron Lewis, an avid gardener and farmer for over forty years, will be speaking at each session. He is best known for his giant pumpkins, fruit trees, organic vegetable gardens, and tours of his garden. 

There will be 3 sessions in total—each with a different theme.

  • Session 1: Starting Out 
    Little Current: Thursday, April 9, 2015 – 1 to 4 p.m. 
    Sudbury: Friday, April 10, 2015 – 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Session 2: Managing Your Garden 
    Little Current: Thursday, June 4, 2015 – 1 to 4 p.m. 
    Sudbury: Friday, June 5, 2015 – 1 to 4 p.m. 
  • Session 3: Savouring Your Garden 
    Little Current: Friday, September 25, 2015 – 1 to 4 p.m.
    Sudbury: Thursday, September, 24, 2015 – 1 to 4 p.m. OR 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Emerie Brine from Bernardin® and a registered dietitian will also be speaking at the third session.

Space is limited and you must register for each session separately. All sessions are FREE. 

RSVP to Susan MacArthur at 705.522.9200, ext. 495 or macarthurs@sdhu.com. 

This item was last modified on June 3, 2015