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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.