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Planting Day (a hands on learning day)

April 15 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hands on learning day at The FARM 1780 during April 15 2024 planting day

Join us for our first-ever PLANTING DAY!

This is a FREE EVENT but you must pre-register.  Once registration is full, we will move to a waitlist.

During our planting day, you will work directly in the field & greenhouse with our farmers to help plant spring/summer crops.  This is a hands-on-learning day (not lecture based). We will end the morning with a farm fresh lunch.  Attendees will also be able to take home any left over plant starts to create their own raised beds or potted gardens.

What will you learn?

  • Sustainable farming practices
  • Soil conditions, balance and bed prep
  • Direct Sow vs. Transplant planting
  • Transplant pressure & how to reduce stress
  • Benefits of no-till farming practices
  • Seed germination

Who should attend?

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied & full supervised by a parent/guardian

  • Homeschool families
  • Small classrooms
  • Anyone wanting to learn more about growing seasonal vegetables

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Wear completely close toed-shoes (preferably waterproof)
  • Dress in layers (it will be cooler in the morning and warm up as the day goes on)

What we provide:

  • Black Coffee
  • Water
  • Gloves
  • All planting tools
  • Lunch

Lunch will be served family-style at 12:30 p.m.  It will be a light & fresh farm grown lunch complete with a seasonal strawberry lemonade.


April 15
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
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