Historic Perspectives on Organic Gardening on March 22nd
CAMPTON HILLS, IL: Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable garden at Garfield Farm Museum on Sunday, March 22nd. The class begins at 10am and the hands-on workshop at 2pm.
Garden expert Vicki Nowicki leads the seminar and will share her expertise in organic gardening, seed starting, and native plants. Her work has been recognized over the years by the Seed Saver’s Exchange, Slow Food, and the Morton Arboretum and is the founder of Liberty Gardens Seed Library.
There is a $6 donation for the class and $15 donation for the workshop, which includes the seeds donated by Ms. Nowicki. Garfield Farm Museum is located 5 miles west of Geneva, Ill off ILL Rt. 38 on Garfield Road. Reservations are encouraged; call (630) 584-8485 or e-mail email@example.com.
With the great interest in knowing where one’s food originates, Ms. Nowicki’s lecture will cover the span of thousands of years. From the Beginnings of agriculture to today’s industrial food production, she will explain the techniques we still use today and how to avoid the intrusive methods utilized by the modern industry. Ms. Nowicki will give an overview of the principles of organic gardening that make it so successful.
The hands-on workshop will build on the skills learned during the class by showing students how to properly start and grow seeds for their own gardens. Ms. Nowicki’s generous donation of her time, talent, and research make this event possible.
There is a $6 donation for the class and $15 donation for the workshop. Reservations are encouraged. Call the museum at (630) 584-8485, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Garfield Farm Museum is located 5 miles west of Geneva, IL off ILL Rt. 38 on Garfield Road. The 374-acre site is a historically intact former 1840s farm and teamster inn being restored as an 1840s working farm museum by volunteers and donors from around the country.