Thursday, June 19, 2014

Whassup @ Reconnect?

We've had a lot going on here at the farm as the days get longer and hotter. The Summer Solstice is this Saturday! How did we get here so fast? Last night we finished up our first "Create a Farm in Your Backyard" class at Millbrook High school. What a great time we've had over the last 4 weeks learning about self-sufficiency, strategies for growing food, and taking care of animals. I'll be teaching the class again in October - you can register today!

And we've finally got some dates for our first "Soil Yourself!" Workshops! "Save Your Own Seeds" will be Saturday, July 19 from 10am - 12pm (cost - $25 per person). And the "Have a Fall Garden" workshop and seedling sale will be Saturday, August 16 from 10am - 12pm (cost - $25 per person). Click the "Soil Yourself! Workshops" tab above for more info.

Here are some pics of the other happenin's on the farm:

Plump, sweet blueberries

Cukes growing up sunflowers - a great idea!

Heirloom grapes from my grandmother's vine in north Georgia

 

The "Orchard" with Asian long beans, blackberries, tomatoes, sunflowers, cukes, grapes, plum, figs, and rosemary.

 

Sunflowers paired with peppers

Waking up...

How's your garden growing? Send us some pics at reconnectfarm@gmail.com. Want to know more about some of the educational opportunities we offer? Feel free to contact us using the "Connect With Us" widget on the right sidebar. Happy growing!

 

 

 

 

 

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