Organic Veggie Gardening Made Simple Workshop 5/4/19

Date(s) - 05/04/2019
8:30 am - 11:00 am

Stacey teaching children the importance of organic compost!

Interested in starting a vegetable gardening this year? Join us for an informative, hands-on organic vegetable and herb gardening workshop led by HealthBarn USA founder, Stacey Antine, MS, RDN on Saturday, 5/4/19 from 8:30 – 11:00 am.  Stacey is a self-taught organic veggie gardener who has successfully grown a variety of vegetables for over 15 years and recently installed a teaching garden (sustainably certified by the World Wildlife Federation) at the Irene Habernickel Family Park.  The garden is thriving with worms, happy children and veggies and she is eager to pass her practices and enthusiasm to you!  Whether you are a novice or experienced gardener, you will gain new knowledge and energy to kick-off this growing season with a green thumb.  She will also share garden-to-table recipes, too!

What to expect:

  • Energizing with a healthy breakfast for the 8:30 am start!
  • Laying the foundation: organic growing techniques, composting and the basics — both in the ground and raised beds
  • Planting seeds and seedlings, sourcing, timing, growing and harvesting
  • Planning your spring garden for an abundant summer harvest
  • Time to get dirty with hands-on double digging, composting and more!

What to bring & wear: Please bring your favorite tools, refillable water bottle and appropriate clothing and shoes for the gardening time!

Tuition:  The 2.5 hour workshop tuition is $45 per person or $80 for couples which includes breakfast and materials.  There is a maximum of 15 participants for the workshop, please register online or call 201-444-2955 or email [email protected].

More About HealthBarn USA:  A proven leader of healthy-lifestyle education for children and their families for more than ten years, through kids’ classes, field trips and summer camp and through Stacey Antine, our founder’s cookbook, Appetite for Life, HarperOne.  At elementary and middle school “Try it, you’ll like it!” school assemblies from New York to California; in national appearances such as the Rachael Ray Show and CNN’s House Call with Sanjay Gupta and on networks like PBS and Nickelodeon; speaking engagements from parent teacher organizations to major medical conventions; and through our website, columns and articles, we have been committed to helping families raise their nutrition literacy through hands-on learning about where our food comes from, and why fresh tastes best and is best for our bodies, minds and souls.




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