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Discover Bugs (2nd-3rd grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:45am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Bugs! Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about bugs at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event on April 27th, 2019! Suggested for 2nd-3rd grade children. Come learn about bugs! Talk to specialists about good and bad bugs, see bugs in...

Discover Local Food (high school students)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:15pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come Learn about Local Montgomery Food and How to Grow It! Developed for High School Students who would like to understand what local food really means! Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about the local foods of Montgomery County and how to grow them at the...

Boy Scout Gardening Merit Badge (middle-high school students)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 2:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! This Gardening Merit Badge program will have many talks, demonstrations, and activities to provide information for the Gardening Merit Badge. Boy...

Discover Flowers (4th-5th grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:15am to 10:45am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
D iscover Flowers! (Grades 4 and 5) Come explore, and learn about the wonderful world of flowers! Learn about the science of flowers and flower families Learn how flowers help people Craft with flowers Learn how flowers can send messages! Observe flowers and their habitats Ticket Information:...

Discover Gardening (2nd-5th grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:15am to 10:30am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Gardening! (Grades 2-5) Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Visit the Master Gardener demonstration gardens with our guides to get inspired about gardening Learn about plants...

Discover Trees (4th-8th grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:30am to 11:30am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Trees (Grades 4th-8th) Come learn about the wonderful world of trees! What is the tallest tree in the world? What role do trees play in the ecosystem? Why are native trees improtant to other animals and insects? What effects does deforestation cause? Determine the age of a tree Learn to...

Discover Bugs (2nd-3rd grade) session 2

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 9:45am to 11:30am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Bugs! Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about bugs at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event on April 27th, 2019! Suggested for 2nd-3rd grade children. Come learn about bugs! Talk to specialists about good and bad bugs, see bugs in...

Plant Propagation Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:15am to 11:15am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Edible Plant Propagation Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about plant propagation at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Learn the concept of edible plant propagation from tubers, roots, etc. This will be a hands-on event to learn...

Introduction to Natural Dyeing

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Introduction to Natural Dyeing Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about the natural dyeing process at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! In this program, participants will learn about the wide range of colors that nature can yield. Using...

Basic Gardening Workshop (Four Sessions Available)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come to the University of Maryland Master Gardener Demonstration Garden in Derwood Maryland to learn how to get your garden ready for this year's Vegetable Garden! During this program you will spend time in the garden learning: How to prepare your garden for planting How to plant both seeds and...

Discover Flowers (4th-5th grade) session 2

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
D iscover Flowers! (Grades 4 and 5) Come explore, and learn about the wonderful world of flowers! Learn about the science of flowers and flower families Learn how flowers help people Craft with flowers Learn how flowers can send messages! Observe flowers and their habitats Ticket Information:...

Grow It Eat It 2019 Spring Open House

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Saturday, April 27th, 2019 ยท 12pm-4pm (with some programs starting earlier) Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855 Most of the event is FREE (donations welcome) Come join us for fun event about growing anything edible! Visit our garden, meet with our Master Gardener...

Designing your Vegetable Garden (2 sessions available)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 12:15pm to 2:45pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Designing your Vegetable Garden Workshop Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn to design this year's vegetable garden at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! This will be a hands-on workshop. Please bring the dimensions of your garden space/s...

Discover Gardening (2nd-5th grade) afternoon session

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:45pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Gardening! (Grades 2-5) Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Visit the Master Gardener demonstration gardens with our guides to get inspired about gardening Learn about plants...

Creating a Container Herb Garden

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Designing a container Herb Garden Workshop Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn to create a container herb garden at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! This will be a hands-on workshop. Participants will go home with a container herb garden...

Hydroponic Gardening

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Hydroponic Gardening Workshop Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Learn the fundamentals of hydroponic gardening. From the benefits of soilless gardening to the types of systems (...

Worm Composting

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Worm Composting (Vermicomposting) Workshop Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about indoor worm composting at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Recycle food scraps into a fantastic soil amendment for your garden and houseplants! Learn how...

Equine Seminar

Wednesday, May. 1, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Mark your calendar for the 2019 Equine Seminar at the Baltimore County Extension Office on 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30, with the program beginning at 6pm. Topics this year will include: de-wormer resistance, creating a pasture management plan, how your...

New! Junior Watershed Stewards Academy

Saturday, May. 11, 2019 - 9:00am to Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
The Junior Watershed Stewards Academy offers an exciting educational opportunity for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who are interested in nature and science. Through this unique and fun experience, students learn about their watershed and local environment while developing skills to take action...

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - OSHA Logging Safety

Wednesday, May. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Allegany College
Interested in beoming a MD-DE Master Logger or know someone who is? Join us this May for any or all of the 4 core courses offered in person. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Courses and Dates include: Wednesday, May 15th (5p-9p) - OSHA...

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - SF II: Basic Forestry and Silviculture, Forest Training

Thursday, May. 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Allegany College
Interested in beoming a MD-DE Master Logger or know someone who is? Join us this May for any or all of the 4 core courses offered in person. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Courses and Dates include: Wednesday, May 15th (5p-9p) - OSHA...

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - SF III: Threatened & Endangered Species; Logger Activism

Monday, May. 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Allegany College
Interested in beoming a MD-DE Master Logger or know someone who is? Join us this May for any or all of the 4 core courses offered in person. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Courses and Dates include: Wednesday, May 15th (5p-9p) - OSHA...

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - SF I: Sediment and Erosion Control, Spill Cleanup and Prevention, Logging Aestetics

Monday, May. 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Allegany College
Interested in beoming a MD-DE Master Logger or know someone who is? Join us this May for any or all of the 4 core courses offered in person. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Courses and Dates include: Wednesday, May 15th (5p-9p) - OSHA...

The Woods in Your Backyard evening workshop

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Bowie City Hall Council Room, 1st Floor
Do you own 1 - 100 acres? The Woods in Your Backyard (WIYB) program will provide you the knowledge and resources to create new natural areas from lawn or pasture, or enhance existing woodland for wildlife, recreation, privacy, timber or other objectives. Join Jonathan Kays and Agnes Kedmenecz of...

2019 Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Annapolis, Maryland
Please Save the Date for the 5th Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. This conference will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Annapolis, MD. More details are to come. If you have questions please contact Kimberly Johnson at kjohns16@umd.edu .
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