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  •  Summer Hours

    Monday, Jun. 30, 2014

    New drop-in volunteering/ garden hours this summer are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-11 am. For volunteer groups larger than five, please arrange in advance via theforge@scu.edu. Come when you can, leave when you need to! All staff, faculty, community members, students, clubs, and organizations are welcome to attend.

    Visit, volunteer, meet friends and learn new skills. Produce is available at the weekly Friday Farm Stand from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. 

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  •  Worm Composting Workshop (Oct 18)

    Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014
    LOCALS - Worms in Hands.
    Learn how to utilize worms to make garden gold (compost!)

    Worm Composting Workshop | Saturday, 10/18 | 10-12pm

    • Learn how to use worm composting to turn your food scraps into rich compost
    • Compost Worms live in contained environments and are easy to care for
    • Explore the elements of the worm bin, from set-up to feeding and harvesting compost

    Workshops and Events: RSVP HERE!

  •  Fall Garden Hours

    Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014
    Orange flower profile, photo by Channing McCabe
    Monday and Thursday from 2-5 pm & Friday 9-11 am, weather permitting

    Fall Quarter volunteering/garden hours are Monday and Thursday from 2-5 pm and Friday from 9-11 am. For volunteer groups larger than five, please arrange in advance via theforge@scu.edu. Come when you can, leave when you need to! 

    All staff, faculty, community members, students, clubs, and organizations are welcome to attend.

    Visit, volunteer, meet friends and learn new skills. Produce is available at the weekly Friday Farm Stand from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.

  •  Beginner Gardening Workshop (Oct 7)

    Sunday, Sep. 7, 2014
    Workshop
    New to gardening? This workshop is for you!

    Beginner Gardening Workshop | Tuesday, 10/7 | 12-1pm

    • New to gardening? This workshop is for you!
    • Basic information on soil, water, planting, and care
    • This is a beginner level class and will cover very general practices

    Workshops and Events: RSVP HERE!

  •  Crop Planning and Succession Planting Workshop (Sept 29)

    Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014
    Crop Planning. Photo by Channing McCabe.
    This is an advanced level working session for gardeners about planning

    Crop Planning and Succession Planting Workshop | Monday, 9/29 | 9-11am

    • Advanced level working session for gardeners looking to expand their planning strategy
    • Learn about companion planting, crop rotation, cover crops, successional planting, and seasonal planning
    • Sponsored by the Silicon Valley Health Corps

    Workshops and Events: RSVP HERE!