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Beechwood Lecture: Organic Farming Practices & Food Production

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

It’s Spring, Let’s Get Growing!

photo credit: Green Village Initiative homepage

Our guest speaker Monique Bosch,  landscape designer, horticulturist and community food advocate, is passionate about helping community members and youth grow nutrient dense food. She has built over 40 edible school and community gardens, including a two-acre urban farm and school farm. She teaches and speaks on ‘how to grow your own food’ as well as worm composting, microscopy, healthy soils, and community building.  She has founded and run both for-profit and non-profit entities, including Green Village Initiative (GVI) and Wiggle Room LLC.

Join us to learn how to grow your own healthy food using the latest regenerative agriculture techniques. We’ll talk about design ideas, companion planting, cover crops, seasonal favorites and the importance of healthy soil.  You’ll get all the tools you need to have a successful food growing season.

The Beechwood Lecture Series is a joint effort of the URI Master Gardeners Program and the RI Wild Plant Society. Master Gardeners receive education credits for attending.  The lectures are offered to the public free of charge.

If interested in attending, please contact Rayna Wilcox, Volunteer/Program Coordinator, at The Beechwood Center for Life Enrichment at 401-268-1594; or email her at RWilcox@northkingstown.org

Location: Beechwood Center, 44 Beach Street; North Kingstown, RI 02852

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Our upcoming 2019 Lectures

05/15/19   Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping – Cynthia Holt, Little Rhody Beekeeping

07/17/19   Are you “Tick Smart”? – Jan Cornell

09/18/19  Starting a New Native Garden – David Vissoe, URIMGP, Kettle Pond Project

11/20/19  What’s New in the Woods? Forestry Basics – Paul Dolan, RI Wild Plant Society

 

Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Beechwood Center
44 Beach Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852 United States
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Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Categories:
, ,

Venue

Beechwood Center
44 Beach Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852 United States
+ Google Map