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Small Farm Crop Planning

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Small Farm Crop Planning
January 25
9 a.m. – noon
Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse
Gwenn Godwin, 2013 Windy City Harvest graduate, master gardener and master composter

Cabin fever is setting in. It’s time to grab your seed catalogs and start planning for a productive year of vegetable production. This workshop covers: site analysis, vegetable garden plan components, space saving techniques and spacing, cool and warm season crops, crop and variety selection, three season and succession planning. There will be crop plan examples and a template for you to start your own crop plan. Bring a drawing of your farm site with dimensions.

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Windy City Harvest workshops are perfect for the small-scale sustainable farmer. Whether it is your backyard, community garden plot, apartment, porch, rooftop or school garden, these workshops will help you get the most production out of your small space, using sustainable techniques. Classes are open to the general public. Workshops have a maximum registration of 15 students.Contact Kelly Larsen with additional questions at .

All Windy City Harvest workshops are held Saturdays in the greenhouse classroom at the Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL. (Please enter the south parking lot at 31st Street). Registration for each class ends the Thursday prior to each class. The cost is $39; no discounts apply. There is a $20 cancellation fee per class unless the class is cancelled due to low enrollment. All workshops are taught by Windy City Harvest certificate graduates.

All materials and handouts are provided. Windy City Harvest is a program of the Chicago Botanic Garden.


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