Growing Your Own Food A-Z
The best tasting, most nutritious food is the food you grow yourself.
This course is designed to be a complete beginners guide to growing your own food; from planning, soil and seed starting to pest management, pruning and what to do with all of your delicious food!
Ten 90min in-person classes in Ogden (outdoors)
$150 for the series for up to 15 participants, individual classes may be available depending on space
Participants will have HANDS-ON learning opportunities/access to a learning garden.
Registration requires a $25 deposit made through Venmo or other arrangement.
Ask about scholarship opportunities.
*Two Foodscaping Utah apprentices get this course for free*
Course Schedule for 2022:
|Planning Vegetables: Best timings, interplanting & multi-cropping||Sa 2/12|
|Seed Starting||Sa 3/5|
|Healthy Soil: promoting soil health, no-till bed prep, nutrient cycling||Sa 3/19|
|Transplanting Vegetables and Trees||W 4/6|
|Fruit Trees & Grapes: Grow your own fruit||W 4/27|
|Water-wise Irrigation, Drip and Mulch||W 5/11|
|Managing Pests: Integrated Pest Management (IPM), biodiversity and beneficial insects||W 6/1|
|Summer Pruning Fruit Trees & Espalier Fruit Fences||W 6/15|
|Simple Cooking: foodscape to table||W 8/3|
|Simple Preserving: healthy food for winter||W 8/24|
Our primary instructor will be John Trimble, cofounder of Foodscaping Utah. John will be periodically joined by rockstar foodscapers Holly, Terry and Kenny.
Foodscaping Utah is a nonprofit organization and volunteer group dedicated to helping people get started growing their own food.