Springtime Organic Gardening Intensive
In 2013 Brix Bounty Farm is helping you to trade your foodmiles for foodsteps. Join us for Diggin’ Deep – a dynamic hands-on learning opportunity for new & experienced growers interested in gaining knowledge and skills central to organic vegetable production.
2013 Diggin’ Deep has been postponed…
Spring Session I (tentative schedule): Wed, Thur, & Fri Afternoons – March 20th – May 24th
at Brix Bounty Farm, 858 Tucker Road, Dartmouth MA02747
Cost: Please consider “Paying it Forward” with a donation to NOFAMass
Application Deadline is March 15, 2013. Space is limited
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the farm, 508-992-1868, for information
Diggin’ Deep Details
We are excited to offer our Diggin’ Deep springtime organic gardening apprenticeship to help new and experienced gardeners gain greater experience and knowledge.
2013 Course Details TBA
In 2011 we structured Diggin’ Deep as an organic gardening course; in 2013 we are transitioning the program toward an apprenticeship style learning opportunity.
2011 Topics Included:
Session I: Garden Design and Planning, New Bed Preparation, & Soil Fertility and Testing
Session II: Garden Math, Microclimates, & Seed Starting (Cold Frames and Greenhouses)
Session III: Cultivation and Weed Control, Monitoring Soil Conductivity, & Transplanting Techniques.
Session IV: Working Visit to YMCA – Sharing the Harvest Farm
Session V: Foliar Fertilizers, Irrigation, Soil Drenches, & Trellis Systems