TRAINING FOR TRANSITION, June 16 - 17, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days, Foothills Unitarian Church, 1815 Yorktown Ave., Fort Collins. Participants will:Explore the opportunities for personal and social transformation presented by the challenges of peak oil, climate change and economic instability; learn the key concepts of the Transition model, including how to set up and foster successful Transition initiatives; understand how to raise awareness of the need for transition through public talks and events; collaborate and partner with other change leaders in your local area; establish a plan of action for yourself, your organization and your community. Instructors: Karen Lanphear of Transition Sandpoint, Idaho; Don Hall of Transition Sarasota Springs, Florida. Cost: $200. To register, follow this link. For more information, contact Alex Barnett at email@example.com or at 970-221-0994.
TAKE THE 10% LOCAL FOOD SHIFT PLEDGE and demonstrate your support of our local food economy! Transition Colorado is encouraging Boulder County residents to commit at least 10% of their food budget to locally sourced and produced foods. Purchasing local foods increases our resilience as a community and our health as individuals. Our local economy is also strengthened. Help us track the shift to local! Learn more and sign up here.
BOULDER COUNTY 2012 PRIMARY ELECTIONS, Tuesday, June 26. Vote for Boulder County Commissioner Candidates and State Representatives! This election will be conducted by mail-in ballots with service centers. Update your voter information, change party affiliation and request mail-in ballots here: http://www.bouldercounty.org/elections/pages/default.aspx. See ballot content here.
VISIT THE LYONS FARMETTE FARMERS' MARKET, Sundays beginning June 10th, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Lyons Farmette. Organic produce, eggs, and fresh cut flowers available, along with prepared food served by Heirloom Food Truck. Enjoy live music and community!
JOIN FARM CORE! The Farm Core is a collaborative of people who are interested in putting the culture back into agriculture. Every week volunteers converge at a handful of local, small-scale farms in Boulder County. For interested volunteers, Farm Core provides opportunities to serve at many different farms. For farmers, the stress of organizing labor is alleviated. Sign up for a "set" here.For more information and to see upcoming opportunities, go to The Farm Core's facebook page or sign up for the email list.
DENVER CROP MOB helps Denver urban farmers connect with willing workers for a "barn-raising" style work day, usually to get something big accomplished. For the farmers, they can tap into a labor pool that they could never otherwise hire, simply for the cost of a meal. Farmers are also required to participate in other Crop Mobs, so they can network and learn new things too. For the workers, they can put their hands where their hearts are, learning new things, promoting sustainable agriculture and feeling good about a task well done. See more information and sign up for a shift here.
SEEKING NEW SITES FOR BOULDER COUNTY'S TOUR DE COOPS! The Boulder Tour de Coops is in the planning stages for August 2012. Tour de Coops is an annual self-guided tour of a variety of backyard chicken coops. If you would like to open your home and show off your chicken coop, please contact Laura Ruby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FARMERS' MARKET COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS & EXCURSIONS WITH THE NEW KITCHEN COOKING SCHOOL, ongoing series. Join Mary Colette Rogers of Every Day Good Eating at the Farmers' Market for quick cooking demonstrations using vegetables, fruits, meats and other goodies from the market. No cost and free samples of each demonstrated dish! Seehere for full schedule and market locations. For hands-on practice in a small group setting, sign up for an Excursion at either the Boulder or Louisville Markets. Begin with a stroll through the market to collect edible treasures, then walk to a nearby venue for some cooking fun. Cost: $35 per class. For more information and to register, follow this link.
Pachamama Organic Farm, recently under new ownership, is presently seeking passionate and dedicated full-time employees and interns for the 2012 season. The main focus of operations is to produce and distribute diverse vegetables and fruits to CSA members and local restaurants. Pachamama is located a few miles from Lyons and is equidistant between Boulder and Longmont. Onsite housing is also available. Applicants should be physically fit, hard working, reliable, independent, as well as good communicators who maintain a positive attitude towards living and working in community. Interested couples are also encouraged to apply. Please contact Oliver at 716-860-3594 email@example.com.
PLANT IDENTIFICATION & THE GIFT OF MULCH, June 23, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; June 25, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; June 28, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Applewood Permaculture Institute, 14020 W. 32nd Ave., Golden. Hands-on learning on how to identify plants grown for food, plants that serve a companion function, and those plants that could compete with other plants for nutrients and/or water. The best new mulch you will ever find is those plants that volunteer in the top of your existing mulch. Cost: $25 each class, or free if you are a member of a garden team. Please RSVP by calling 303-549-9787.
SW WILLOW WAY PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE, June 28 - July 1; July 26 - 29; Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, based at Heartwood CoHousing, Bayfield (near Durango). This is an entry-level 100 hour Permaculture course that will delve...http://willowwaypermaculture.com/blog/pc/ for full description, video, and registration information.
WESTERN SLOPE PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE AND FARM PRACTICUM, July 7 - 20, Sustainable Settings, Carbondale. Participants are actively involved with a working ranch/ organic farm. Unique hands-on and participation opportunities arise everyday. This class is particularly recommended for educators, aspiring homesteaders, ranchers, small scale farmers, and people involved with small scale diverse agricultural settings. In addition to the farm practicum, participants attend 72 hour permaculture design course and receive an internationally recognized certificate in the subject of permaculture. For details and registration, go tohttp://permaculture.org/.
26th ANNUAL PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATION COURSE, July 29 - Aug. 11, Central Rocky Permaculture Institute, Basalt. Instructed by Peter Bane, Jerome Osentowski, & Adam Brock. Course Overview: The CRMPI Permaculture Design Certification Course is designed to give the participant an understanding of the essential elements and ideas of permaculture so that they can better design and engineer sustainable systems, including forest gardens, greenhouses, and other permaculture endeavors. Click here for more information and registration.
PERMACULTURE THROUGH THE SEASONS DESIGN COURSE, Oct. 6, 2012 - May 5, 2013, first weekend of each month, Salida. Regionally-based 8-weekend design certification course, 108 hours. Observe Nature's ebb and flow in local towns, river valleys and mountains through the lens of permaculture, giving depth and perspective to design work. Tour diverse sites, engage in hands-on seasonal projects, create designs for resilient local systems, explore perennial culture, and take tangible steps towards regenerative food, shelter, energy and community. Instructors: Sandy Cruz, Merry Cox & Denise Ackert, with guests David Bowers, Jason Gerhardt, Becky Elder and more. For information and to enroll, contact Sandy Cruz at 719-539-7685 or go to hialtpc.org.
2ND ANNUAL DENVER PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE, Oct. 2012 - Mar. 2013, The GrowHaus, Denver.Through an engaging mix of lecture, hands-on group activities, and real-world design projects, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of ecological thinking and how to apply it in a variety of contexts. See the course syllabus for more details. Instructor: Adam Brock, Director of Operations at The GrowHaus. Other course instructors include Jason Gerhardt, founder of Real Earth Design, and Laura Ruby of Yummy Yards. Course tuition is $950 with a $250 deposit before July 15th, or $1100 after July 15th. A limited number of scholarship positions are available. Email with questions: DenverPDC@gmail.com. Go to http://www.denverpdc.com/ for full details.
|CELEBRATIONS, TOURS & FUNDRAISERS
TRUCK IT! BOULDER'S FIRST EVER FOOD TRUCK PARTY!, June 8, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Gateway Park Fun Center, 4800 N. 28th St., Boulder.
Boulder's gourmet food trucks have banned together on a culinary quest to make you smile, fill your bellies and show you one heck of a good time. Join The Tasterie Truck, Heirloom, RollinGreens, Comida, Blackbelly Catering, Verde Food Truck, Top of the Hill Grill West, Crock Spot and Street Eats and Sweet Cow! DJ Zach Johnson will be spinning some killer beats; enjoy beer from Avery Brewing Company and Upslope Brewing. The event will also highlight the non-profit Parenting Place
, whose mission is to build a community of confident parents and healthy families. For complete information, see the facebook page
GARDEN GRAPES & HOPS, June 8, 6:30 -8:00 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver. Great food, drink and live entertainment! Spend an evening in the Gardens' natural beauty with your friends at Garden Grapes & Hops. Due to the nature of this event, no one under the age of 21 will be permitted into the event. This includes infants. VIP admission includes Preview Party from 5:00 - 6:30 and the After Party from 9:30-11 p.m. Find out more and buy tickets here.
SLOW FOOD DENVER 2012 FARM TOURS, June 9, July 28, & Sept. 23, local area farms.
Please join Slow Food Denver this summer and fall to visit several Front Range farms. The next visit is on June 9th to Cottonwood Creek Farm
in Merino. Each visit will include a tour, lunch created with products from the farm, and an opportunity to ask questions and build connections with the people who feed us. Every outing will be family-friendly and fun! For full schedule and to reserve your space, go tohttp://slowfooddenver.org/farm-tours/.
BOULDER COUNTY PARKS & OPEN SPACE AGRICULTURAL TOURS, June 12, July 10, Aug. 7, Sept. 11, Oct 13, tour buses leave from Boulder County FairGrounds in Longmont. Fun and informative tours of county owned agricultural land. Visit three farms on each tour: crop production, livestock production and a market farm. This year will feature "themed" buses on a first come first serve basis. If you have questions you would like the farmers to answer please firstname.lastname@example.org and the most frequently asked questions will be compiled. Q&A with each farmer. Farmer profiles will be posted on website here two weeks prior to the tour. Cost: $5 per tour. Register here. Contact Meaghan with questions at 303-746-6561 or email email@example.com.
2012 GREEN PLAYHOUSE COMPETITION & LIVE AUCTION, June 16, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., 1630 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder. Presented by the Colorado Green Building Guild. Check out and bid on nineteen 6'x6'x8' playhouses designed to inspire and educate the kid in all of us! The top three teams to most creatively use reclaimed, salvaged and recycled materials will receive awards. Kids will also vote on their favorite house. The live auction will raise money to support Growing Gardens' Children's Peace Garden Program and the Colorado Green Building Guild's mission to make green building common practice. Everyone is welcome for music, food, kid activities, and truly remarkable green architecture geared for kids. RSVP here. More information: http://www.greenplayhouses.org.
FaRe ON THE FARM, June 16, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Shepard Valley Waldorf School, 6500 W. Dry Creek Pkwy, Niwot.
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School supports the promotion of living sustainably and will be hostingFaRe on the Farm, a day of Family Reskilling: parent and child hands-on experiences for living more sustainably.Workshops include: worm composting, cooking, pickling, tree climbing, wild and herb crafting, yoga, broom making, and more! Registration and payment due Friday, June 8th. Cost $15/family + material fees. Late registration is $25/family + materials fees, based on availability. For workshop details and registration information, go to http://www.shepherdvalley.org/shepherd-valley-FaRe-on-the-Farm.html.
MEADOWLARK FARM DINNERS, ongoing series.Follow this link for the 2012 calendar and locations of local farm dinners. June dinners are waitlist only; registration for July dinners opens on June 4th. Menus are centered on the day's harvest at each scheduled farm. Additional ingredients are supplemented from the farmers' market or other local growers. Most dinners are $95 person. For more information, and to sign up for a dinner, go to http://www.f armdinners.com/dinners.html.
LOCAVORE DINNERS WITH EAT, June 28, July 26, Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Lyons Farmette.Experience delicious cuisine, meet new people and share a special evening with Eat's chef and owner, Katie Bruzdzinski. The day's bounty from the Farmette and surrounding farms will take the starring role in a multi-course dinner. The dinners will feature Ben Mustin with MMLocal and Lance Hanson with Jack Rabbit Hill Winery.Cost: $75/person. Space is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org call 303-746-6266. Payment is required to reserve a space. Please send payment to The Lyons Farmette, P.O. Box 312, Lyons, CO 80540. For more information, click here.
PIZZA NIGHT ON THE FARM WITH CRUST MOBILE, June 14, July 12, August 30, Sept. 27; Lyons Farmette. Dawn Dennison, owner and pizzaola of Crust Rustic Wood Fired Pizza, will feed you a farm-picked dinner cooked in her beautiful copper-clad brick oven. For $39 you'll get an appetizer, a fresh farm salad, four kinds of all-you'd-like-to-eat wood-fired pizza, and dessert. Enjoy a bonfire by the creek, lawn games, and as always, a pre-dinner farm tour. Please bring beverage of choice. Space is limited. RSVP to email@example.com. Payment is required to reserve a space. Send a check to The Lyons Farmette, P.O. Box 312 Lyons, CO 80540. For more information, click here.
FARM DINNERS WITH A SPICE OF LIFE CATERING, June 21, Aug. 2, Sept. 20; Lyons Farmette.Join Chef de Cuisine Pieter Dijkstraas as he prepares a meal that celebrates the Farmette's harvest, drawing inspiration from the rich flavors of the season. With ingredients picked fresh at the Farmette on the day of the dinner, Dijkstra will craft a menu that incorporates fresh twists with comforting classics. Cost: $75 per person. Please bring beverage of choice. Space is limited: RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment is required to reserve a space. Please send your check to The Lyons Farmette, P.O. Box 312 Lyons, CO 80540. For more information, click here.
ISABELLE FARM DINNER WITH ZOLO GRILL, June 25, Farm Tour at 4:30 p.m.; Dinner at 5:00 p.m., Isabelle Farm, Boulder.
Join Farmer Jason Condon and Chefs Brett Smith and Jed Bednarskifor of Zolo Grill for a celebration of locally grown and artfully prepared food, featuring five courses cooked over an open fire and enjoyed outdoors. BYOB. Cost: $85 per person (including tax & gratuity). Reservations required. Please call 303-449-0444
to reserve your seat. For more information, go to: http://www.zologrill.com/events/isabelle-farm-dinner/
FARM DINNERS AT OLLIN FARMS WITH CHEF DALE LAMB CATERING, July 13th & 27th, Aug. 17th & 31st, Sept. 14, Ollin Farms, Longmont.Ollin Farms is excited to be partnering with Chef Dale Lamb for their fourth season of farm dinners. With a menu full of freshly harvested Ollin Farms produce and other locally sourced ingredients, enjoy your meal on the farm along the beautiful cottonwoods of Left Hand Creek. For full details, schedule and reservations, follow this link.
FARM DINNERS WITH BRADFORD HEAP CATERING, July 21 & Sept. 8, Lyons Farmette.
Chef owner Bradford Heap and Executive Chef Michael Drazsnzak of Colterra Food & Wine & SALT The Bistro, will craft a menu of FRESH LOCAL LIVELY ingredients picked that morning, sometimes sourced within inches of your seat at the table! Cost: $75. Beverage Director Evan Faber will send suggestions of local Colorado Wines for you to bring that will compliment every course. Space is limited. RSVP to email@example.com call 303-746-6266. Payment is required to reserve a space. Please send to The Lyons Farmette, P.O. Box 312, Lyons, CO 80540. For more information,click here.
COOKING ON THE FARM, July 22 at Monroe Organic Farm; July 26, Aug. 21, Sept. 20, Oct. 7 at Isabelle Farm, Boulder.Join Mary Colette Rogers of Every Day Good Eating and The New Kitchen Cooking School for cooking classes and tastings on the farm!
Using amazing produce from local farms, participants will prepare a wholesome farm dinner together. Cost: $25 per person, per class at Isabelle Farm for CSA members; $30 for the public. Includes a light tasting, lunch/dinner. For more information and registration, go here
OUTSTANDING IN THE FIELD, July 31, 4:00 p.m., Isabelle Farm, Boulder; August 1, 4:00 p.m., Munson Farms, Boulder.
Internationally acclaimed traveling farm-to-table dinner series comes to Boulder! On July 31, join Host Farmers Jason and Natalie Condon of Isabelle Farm and Guest Chef Steven Redzikowski for a delicious celebration of locally grown foods; on August 1, Farmer Bob Munson will host as Chef Eric Skokan of Black Cat Bistro prepares the meal. These events are not to be missed and will sell out quickly! For more information and to make a reservation, follow this link.
THE LYONS FORK FARM DINNER, Sept. 5, Lyons Farmette.
Chef Ian Rubenoff of Lyons Fork will be joining the Lyons Farmette for an evening of delicious local food and fun. Ian will carefully craft a 3 course menu using vegetables harvested that day at the Farmette as well as other locally sourced ingredients. Cost: $75. Please bring beverage of choice. Space is limited. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 303-746-6266
. Payment is required to reserve a space. Please send payment to The Lyons Farmette, P.O. Box 312, Lyons, CO 80540. For more information, click here
|CONFERENCES & WEBINARS
SEEDS OF DOUBT CONFERENCE, June 9, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Omni Interlocken Hotel, Broomfield.
Join this one day event to inform, engage and inspire our health care professionals and all those interested in the security of our food supply. GMOs are now a global issue affecting every generation from here forward. Walk away from this event with clinical, useful tools and the knowledge to make changes in the lives of your patients, your practice, and your family. Speakers include Frances Moore Lappe, Jeffrey M. Smith, Robert Rountree, and Don Huber. For more information and to register, follow this link.
PRESERVE @ HOME, a Web-Based & Online Food Preservation Training Series, June 14 - Aug. 15.
Colorado State University Extension and the University of Idaho Extension offer Preserve @ Home to teach individuals how to safely preserve a variety of food products. Participants learn how to produce high quality preserved foods and the science behind food preservation and food safety. Preserve@Home does not provide people with the ServSafe Manager Training Certificate or training.Enrollment & payment deadline June 8. Cost: $75. Register here. For full course details, follow this link.
RELATED CLASSES, COURSES AND WORKSHOPS
BIBA GETS HAPPY!, June 12, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Boulder Outlook Hotel, 800 28th St., Boulder.Join Boulder Independent Business Alliance for a happy-hour networking event with your local business community. Sponsored by Campus Publishers and hosted at theBoulder Outlook Hotel. BIBA members host a monthly BIBA Gets Happy event. Enjoy fun, engaging networking opportunities, designed to connect residents with business owners, as well as increase traffic to your establishment. RSVP here.
AGRICULTURE, GARDENING & HOME FOOD PRODUCTION
TROUBLE SHOOTING IN THE VEGETABLE GARDEN: IF YOUR TOMATOES COULD TALK, June 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver. Learn what insects and diseases attack your vegetable gardens and containers and why and what you can do about it. This class will stress integrated pest management; a concept emphasizing using the least invasive methods of pest control first beginning with good culture: keeping your food safe and delicious. Cost: $26 members/$31 non-members. For more information and registration go to: http://www.botanicgardens.org/ or call720-865-3580.
PLANTS FOR PERMACULTURE, June 9, 10:00 a.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder. Instructor Alison Peck will discuss plants for food, medicine and habitat, based on twenty five years of experience. Optional $10 field trip, TBA. Cost: $15. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403 or go tohttp://harlequinsgardens.com.
HIGH ALTITUDE GARDENING, June 9, 1:30 p.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder. Gardening above 6,000 feet has its challenges. Learn about the plants and strategies that can improve your success. Instructor: Diane Badertscher. Cost: $15. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403 or go to http://harlequinsgardens.com.
TIPS & TRICKS OF XERISCAPE, June 10, 10:00 a.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder. Gardening with less water is not hard when you understand how. Mikl Brawner's xeriscape experiece of over 20 years has taught him tricks that will save you money. Cost: $15. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403 or go to http://harlequinsgardens.com.
MAKE HYPER-TUFA TROUGH PLANTERS, June 10, 1:30 p.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder. These planters are ideal for alpine treasures, cacti and succulents. Dress to get dirty--wear a particle mask, rubber gloves, and bandana. Instructor:Tamara Winter. Cost: $15. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403 or go to http://harlequinsgardens.com.
WILD THINGS WORKSHOP, June 16, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver.
Explore the fascinating world of wild edibles and medicinals. Class begins with an herb walk, exploring local weeds and learning about their historical and contemporary uses for food, natural medicines and tonics. After breaking for a wild foods lunch we'll prepare an herbal poultice, tonic tea, antiviral tincture and soothing salve to take home. Discuss harvesting times and proper storage of herbs, including elderberry, nettles, dandelion and chickweed. Lunch, handouts and all materials provided. Instructor: Susan Evans. Cost: $64 members/$69 non-members. For more information and registration go to:http://www.botanicgardens.org/
or call 720-865-3580
MAKING HERBAL PREPARATIONS, June 16, 10:00 a.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder.
Turn plants into effective herbal teas, infused oils, salves and tinctures. Hands-on learning: leave with samples. Instructor: Garima Fairfax, Certified Herbalist. Cost: $20. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403
or go tohttp://harlequinsgardens.com
EVE'S TOP 40 FRAGRANT HARDY ROSES, June 16, 1:30 p.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder.
A nose-on class. The enchanting fragrances of roses have been lost in many modern varieties. Instructor Eve Reshetnik-Brawner will share her long experience searching out the truly fragrant varieties, both heirloom and modern, and will bring samples to see and smell. Cost: $15. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403
or go tohttp://harlequinsgardens.com
CONVERTING LAWN TO XERISCAPE, June 18, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver.
Do you want to beautify your landscape and save water at the same time? Design ideas will be addressed, along with details about how to replace some of your Kentucky bluegrass lawn with Water-Smart perennial and ornamental grasses. Soil types and irrigation adjustment requirements will be covered as well. Instructor: Curtis Manning. Cost: $18 members/$21 non-members. For more information and registration go to:http://www.botanicgardens.org/
or call 720-865-3580
JAPANESE BAMBOO FENCE WORKSHOP, June 22, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver.
Hands-on experience will enable participants to design and build a fence panel using traditional Japanese materials and techniques. Garden Curator of Portland Japanese garden, Sadafumi Uchiyama will present this workshop with DBGstaff assistants. The workshop will begin with an introduction and review of bamboo and other fence building materials as well as types and the use of bamboo fences in traditional Japanese gardens. Cost: $95 members/$105 non-members. For more information and registration go to: http://www.botanicgardens.org/
JAPANESE GARDEN STEPPING STONE WORKSHOP, June 23, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver. Garden craftsmen throughout Japan have created unique styles and designs of stone paths such as stepping stones that direct you to certain points, where the view is carefully constructed to be seen from that point. Garden Curator of Portland Japanese garden, Sadafumi Uchiyama will present this workshop with DBG staff. This workshop will instruct participants on planning a design and installation of traditional stepping stone path. Cost: $95 members/$105 non-members. For more information and registration go to:http://www.botanicgardens.org/ or call 720-865-3580.
SAVING SEED FROM YOUR GARDEN, June 23, 1:30 p.m., Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder.
Learn how to save flower and vegetables seeds from your garden. Topics include: isolation, selection, harvesting, seed storage, testing and more. Instructor: Janis Kieft. Cost: $15. Pre-registration advised. Call 303-939-9403
or go tohttp://harlequinsgardens.com
AQUAPONIC GARDENING: GROWING FISH AND VEGETABLES TOGETHER, June 23, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver.
Aquaponics is a new, organic way of growing plants using fish waste as plant food. In this hands-on class you will learn everything you need to know to set up and successfully operate your own Aquaponic Garden. Instructor Sylvia Bernstein is the President and Founder of The Aquaponic Source, the leading U.S. based company focused entirely on the home aquaponic gardener, and the author of "Aquaponic Gardening: A Step by Step Guide to Growing Fish and Vegetables Together". Cost: $95 members/$110 non-members. For more information and registration go to: http://www.botanicgardens.org/
or call 720-865-3580