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Whether you're an organic gardening newbie or an experienced gardener, The NOFA-NJ Organic Gardening Series will provide you with time-tested production information as well as opportunities to discuss specific issues about your garden. Information you can use right away to grow your own vegetables in a way that is safe for you, your family and the environment. Recommended text is the Rodale Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening. Please bring a sack lunch and beverage. Every second Saturday: April - Sept from 10am – 2pm. Classes will be held at Duke Farms Visitors Center. Instructors to be announced.
Seed Saving and Seed Exchange. Bring some of your own seeds to exchange with others in the session to increase the number of locally adapted heirloom varieties. Learn about timing and techniques for gathering and storing seeds over the winter.
Fees: Cost for each session is $20.00 for NOFA members and $30.00 for nonmembers. If enrolling in all six sessions, the discounted cost is only $100.00 for NOFA members and $150.00 for nonmembers. (NOFA membership is only $40)
To Register: Please go on-line to: www.dukefarms.org and click Agriculture Programs. Class size is limited, so please register early.
September 11: Fall into Garlic & Season Extenders. As well as learning more about garlic, this session will help you to grow well into the winter. Using locally available eco-friendly materials, learn how to construct cold frames, crop covers and portable, mini-green houses.