Learning and Eating in the Garden
Growing a vegetable garden that flourishes in the drought
When: Saturday, May 3, 10:30 - 1:00
Tickets: $18 for Slow Food Members and Friends (Limited Seating)
Join us to learn how to create a bountiful garden in a drought and enjoy
a gourmet lunch in Marcia’s and Chuck's Garden in Sebastopol.
Proceeds will benefit the Slow Food Russian River 3 Sisters Garden Project.
Some topics we will be demonstrating and discussing:
- Best vegetables to plant in the drought: Heirloom/Ark/Hybrid seeds
- Water saving practices: presented by Sonoma Co. Master Gardeners
- Drip irrigation & mulching
- How to make compost in quick 6 weeks
- Vermicomposting - composting with worms (demonstration)
- Planting in raised beds and containers (demonstration)
- Handouts will be included.
Followed by lunch in the Garden
- Coffe Cake, coffee & tea (prior to discussion)
- Torta Rustica
- Spring Salad
- Please bring a dessert or fruit for 6, plus a beverage of your choice (juice, wine, champagne) to share. Plates etc. will be provided.