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Growing Groceries: Raising the Tomato & Potato Family
February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5.00
We’ll cover all the main members of the Nightshade (Solanaceae) family which includes tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and potatoes. Each member of the family has unique requirements to achieve good production in our marine climate. Topics covered include variety selection, cultural requirements, as well as the major disease and pests affecting this family.
Speaker: Kate Ryan of Soil Sisters Plants & Produce will share what she’s learned in over 30 years of growing and selling vegetables, herbs, flowers, and plants in western Washington. A self-professed lazy gardener, she’s learned from her many mistakes over the years. A founding member of the Growing Groceries program, Kate enjoys sharing what she’s learned over the years with others.
In partnership with WSU Snohomish County Master Gardeners, the Growing Groceries program brings beginning and experienced gardeners together with speakers and topics focused on growing healthy food using sustainable gardening practices.
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.
Developed over the last decade, our program goal is to increase community 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.
Online via Zoom
Take just the classes you want at $5 per class or save $25 and take all 15 for $50!
Registration is now open for the 2022-2023 Growing Groceries Education series. Visit GrowingGroceries.eventbrite.com to register.
Because of security issues, you must have your own Zoom account to participate, and you must have your Zoom account set up and be registered for the webinar at least three hours before the webinar start time.
You can easily create a free Zoom account if you do not already have one. Be sure you register with the same name and email address that you used for creating your Zoom account.