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Pest and Weed Management Workshop

June 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

CSU Extension hosts on-farm market gardening series in Columbus 

WILBERFORCE, OH – Join Central State University Extension (CSUE) for a series of monthly on-farm classes on urban market gardening with the next session, “Pest and Weed Management” held 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, June 21, at South Side Family Farms, 1200 Wilson Ave., Columbus. 

 

Classes will be held the third Monday of every month (May-October) from 4-6 p.m. and are free to the public.

 

The class will cover the basics of pest and weed management in the market garden.

 

Market gardening means growing for profit in a small space. Classes will take place on farm and will feature hands-on learning opportunities and on-site demonstrations of growing techniques essential to successful market gardening. 

 

CSUE seminar series partner South Side Family Farms is a civic collaboration with a mission of: 

  • educating on agricultural best practices for growing food systems and how to include these foods in their diets
  • creating economic avenues in agriculture
  • educating and encourage youth to consider agrarian professions
  • providing safe environments for community connection and collaboration

All are welcome to participate but space is limited to 15 participants; registration is required. 

Registrations can be made at https://forms.gle/JY2YyJMgQVLt9kcW9.

For more information about the gardening series, contact CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Dana Hilfinger at dhilfinger@CentralState.edu.

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Category:

Organizer

CSU Extension

Venue

South Side Family Farms 1200 Wilson Ave, Columbus, OH
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