When:
September 21, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
2013-09-21T10:00:00-04:00
2013-09-21T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Cost:
Members $40; Non-Members $50
Contact:
Elisabeth Cary
413.298.3926

PLEASE NOTE:  This class was originally scheduled for September 21, but was postponed due to illness.  Please excuse any inconvenience.

Learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens throughout the late fall and early spring months. Consider growing under cover in an unheated greenhouse, cold frame or high/low poly tunnels, and learn techniques needed to achieve a true four-season harvest. Investigate a variety of structures and learn the pros and cons of each. Crop selection, soil preparation, timing, planting, cultivation and harvesting will be covered, with a focus on early and late season production.

September 21 Extending the HarvestPeter Salinetti owns Woven Roots Farm, a small family farm and CSA that grows vegetables and culinary herbs using traditional farming practices. For over ten years they have grown local produce for Berkshire County families. Their vegetables are grown using environmentally sustainable gardening practices, and they produce amazing top-quality, delicious produce. Both Peter and his wife Jen are committed to raising awareness about the importance of the local food supply, along with teaching technical information on how to do so. They have lectured on growing food for both NOFA and other regional organizations.

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