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Growing Groceries: Vegetables A to Z #4

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$20.00

delicata squashGrowing the Squash & Melon Family

Our last class in the Growing Groceries series will focus on growing all things Cucurbit! From luscious melons to giant pumpkins, summer squash to zucchini and winter squash we’ll cover all these amazing vegetables and cucumbers too!

Diane Decker-Ihle, Master Gardener and Growing Groceries Instructor, will share what’s she’s learned over many years of growing an abundance of fresh food not only in her home garden, but several community and food bank gardens as well.

Kate Ryan of Soil Sisters Plants & Produce will share what she’s learned in over 30 years of growing vegetables, herbs, and flowers in Western Washington. A self-professed lazy gardener, she’s learned from her many mistakes over the years.

Master Gardener Carol Bello has been ripening mouth-watering melons in the chilly environs of Granite Falls for many years and joins us to share her secrets to coaxing a harvest of these delectable delights form your garden.

No matter if you only have a tiny apartment deck, small garden space, or plenty of acreage you can grow fresh, healthy food in a healthier, more environmentally friendly way.

The WSU Snohomish County Growing Groceries program brings beginning and experienced gardeners together with speakers and topics focused on growing healthy food using sustainable gardening practices.

Developed over the last several years, the program’s goal is to increase our communities’ access to fresh, healthy food by teaching the latest research-based techniques for growing food.

WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs; contact WSU Extension at 425-338-2400 at least two weeks prior to the event.

Where

WSU Snohomish County Extension
600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208

Cost

Take just the classes you want at $20 per class per person.

Or…Save and take all ten core Growing Groceries classes for $175.

Add the bonus Growing Tree Fruit class and take all 11 Growing Groceries classes (10 core classes + the bonus class) for just $185!

Registration

Visit GrowingGroceries.eventbrite.com to register online, or download this form and mail with your check.

Other classes in the series…

Growing Groceries Resources

Details

Date:
April 18, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$20.00
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Organizer

Kate Ryan
Phone:
(425) 357-6024
Email:
kate.ryan@wsu.edu

Venue

WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium
600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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