University of Maryland Extension

Organic Vegetable Gardening

Date: Wednesday, July 1
Time: 9:00am-4:15pm
Carroll County Extension office and Demonstration Garden
700 Agriculture Center
Westminster, MD 21157
Registration Deadline: June 24
For more information and to register:

Registration Fee: $45.00

This class will count as 7 continuing education hours and 7 hours towards the Advanced Vegetable Gardening certificate.

Course Description:

The majority of food gardeners are, or want to be, organic in their approach. This class will delve into some of the critical principles and techniques of organic vegetable gardening such as fertilizers, organic IPM, weed control, pollinators, and season extension. There will be also be some engaging pre-class assignments, classroom discussion, and lots of hands-on learning in the Demonstration Garden.

Primary Instructor:

Mr. Traunfeld is an Extension Specialist in Vegetables and Fruits with University of Maryland Extension. He serves as Director of Home and Garden Information Center and State Coordinator for the Maryland Master Gardener program.  He helps lead the Grow It Eat It Program that teaches and advises backyard, community, and school food gardeners.

Additional Instructors: TBA

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