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Join us for a full or half day Summer Farm and Garden Institute.

This institute is ideal for educators, students, gardeners, new farmers and anyone who wants to roll up their sleeves and get their hands into the soil! Spanish translation by All Our Kin will be provided for select workshops.


9-9:20 Check in and Coffee

9:20-9:40 Welcome and Circle Up

9:40-10:40 Choose One:

  • Place Based Learning at Common Ground
  • Trellising in Your Farm or Garden or
  • Rain Barrel Irrigation

10:45-11:45 Choose One:

  • Gardening with Kids (preK- grade 4)
  • Gardening with Kids (grade 5-8)
  • Plants for Pollinators
  • Farm and High School Curriculum Integration
  • Community Gardening: Sowing Mindful Actions with Jamilah Rashid

11:45-12:30 Summer Harvest Lunch featuring Common Ground Produce and special products from Cityseed’s Sanctuary Kitchen

12:30-2:30 Choose One:

  • Bee Keeping with Master Bee Keeper Tim Dutcher
  • Pest Management
  • Make and Take Food Preservation: Quick Pickling