Winter 2015 Season Creation High Tunnel Workshops Now Open!

Green Edge Season Creation Dec 6

Rural Action and Green Edge Organic Gardens are partnering on a series of intensive on-farm workshops. The workshops are held at Green Edge Organic Gardens (16232 Henry Rd. Amesville, Ohio 45711). Sessions begin at the Amesville Grange Hall (17486 State St. Amesville, Ohio 45711) then go to the farm and end at 4:00 pm. These trainings focus primarily on the use of gabled high tunnels for winter production, focusing on multiple aspects of the Green Edge Organic Gardens model of year round high tunnel farming. The workshops include both on-farm and classroom portions and are taught by the farmers.

Workshops Will Take Place:
– Thursday, November 12, 2015 | 10:00am- 4:00pm | $20.00 Registration | Lunch Included
– Monday, December 14, 2015 | 10:00am- 4:00pm | $20.00 Registration | Lunch Included

More About the Workshop:
This program highlights the successes and skills of Green Edge owners Kip and Becky Rondy as well as the highly qualified and innovative staff that they have assembled. The Athens area is lauded as a local food system success story, and Green Edge Organic Gardens is at the forefront of that success. This project gives the Rondys and their staff a chance to share their knowledge and experience with the professionals charged with educating farmers and implementing Farm Bill programs. Others, including farmers, teachers, sustainable agriculture supporters and anyone interested in learning winter production techniques is urged to attend.

The training sessions are $20.00 to participants. Geographically based scholarships available to qualified participants. To reserve your spot, please contact Tom or call 740-677-4047. Unless you pre-register, we will not save a spot in the class.

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