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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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  •  Winter Gardening Workshop (Nov 15)

    Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
    Learn how to tend to your garden in the cold winter months.

    Winter Gardening Workshop |Saturday, 11/15 |10-12pm

    • Brrr! It’s time to protect your garden from the frosty weather!
    • Learn about frost protection methods and winter garden pests
    • Manage the elements so you can grow food all year-round!

    Workshops and Events: RSVP HERE!

  •  Worm Composting Demo (Oct 23)

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
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    Happy Campus Sustainability Day! Stop by the Fair on the Alameda Lawn, in front of the library.

    Worm Composting Workshop | Alameda Mall | Wednesday, 10/23 | 12-1pm

    • Celebrate Campus Sustainability Day with the Forge Garden worms!
    • Learn about worm composting - the best solution for composting food scraps
    • Live demonstration of worm bin set-up, sorting, and feeding

    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.

  •  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!