How to Plan Your Food Garden, Part 2
6 to 8 p.m. Monday June 12
Garfield Park Lodge
334 Burton SE 49507
Free and open to all!
Are you interested in planting your own urban food garden and don’t know where to start? During this free workshop, you will learn food garden basics with farmer and OKT food garden coach, Leslie Huffman.
Next Monday, June 19, OKT will share how to compost. On June 26, we will talk about how to save seeds from this year’s food garden for the next planting season. These classes take place at the Garfield Parl Lodge from 6 to 8 p.m., as well.
Our Kitchen Table invotes you to join us for our four-part food gardening series, taught by farmer Leslie Huffman.
· May 1 & June 5: How to Plan Your Food Garden 1
· May 8 & June 12: How to Plan Your Food Garden 2
· May 15 & June 19: Composting & Vermiculture
· May 22, June 26: How to Save Seeds
These classes take place Mondays 6 – 8 p.m. at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton SE, Grand Rapids. OKT is also partnering with Baxter Community Center to offer these additional May classes at Baxter, 935 Baxter SE 49506 (Bemis entrance):
Wednesday May 3: Cooking with Whole and Bulk Foods. This class will take a look at foods you can order through OKT’s Collective Whole Foods Purchase Group and how to prepare some simple meals and snacks with them, e.g. oatmeal, popcorn, dried beans and quinoa and trail mixes.
Wednesday May 10: Canning Basics. Baxter staff will take us to the kitchen and show us how to preserve foods from our gardens and farm markets.
Baxter Community Center and other area agencies are offering many other gardening and cooking classes, as well. Check them out on the 2017 Healthy Happenings Calendar below..
Our Kitchen Table has contacted several area organizations doing food and wellness work to create a combined calendar that shares their community events. Here it is! Feel free to share! For a printable .pdf version, click here. Thank you Baxter Community Center, Urban Roots, Well House, Oakdale Neighbors and others for joining us in this effort!