Saturday, June 20
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum
This workshop covers all the information you need to get going in the garden. From site selection, soil preparation, crop planning, seed starting, pest management and harvesting — you will learn all the basic tools to plan your garden space for optimal production and enjoyment. There will not only be discussion, but practical hands on activities as well! This class is designed for brand new gardeners and anyone who wants to know more about gardening.
Workshop presenter Sheryll Durrant is an urban farmer, educator and food justice advocate. She is the director of the urban farm and garden program for Sustainable Flatbush and is currently a 2014 certificate student in Urban Agriculture at Farm School NYC. Sheryll is a certified master composter through the NYC Compost Project, a 2013 WAAB Fellow, and in 2012 she received a Certificate of Achievement in Community Organizing from Citizens Committee For NYC Neighborhood Leadership Institute. As a 2014/15 Outreach Fellow for Five Borough Farms/Farming Concrete she helped to measure the impact of urban agriculture in NYC.
Advance (free) registration is required. Workshops are designed for adults and mature teens (13+). For more information about this and other workshops, please visit the workshop series webpage.