Lecture Online Friday, March 12, 6 - 7 pm
Site Visit Saturday, March 13, 1 – 3 pm
In this hybrid course, held online and in-person, learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens in the early spring months. Friday evening, Molly Comstock of Colfax Farm will lead students through a discussion of successful early planting. The lecture will cover growing undercover, in cold frames and in low polytunnels, as well as crop selection and timing. Saturday, join us on the farm to see these principles in action. Get hands-on experience with proper soil cultivation and learn about a variety of techniques for producing early season crops.
For the past ten years, Molly Comstock has been a nomadic farmer, managing farms and growing food throughout the Hudson Valley and Berkshire regions. As the owner and operator of Colfax Farm she uses organic and no-till growing practices and focuses on creating community and connection for CSA members and customers. As a farmer, she strives to foster an environment where people can know and connect with their farmer, their food, the land and each other.
Advance registration is requuired.