University of Maryland Extension

Cultivate Baltimore: Hand-scale farm tools

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Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Strength to Love 2
Strength to Love 2
1855 Lorman St
Baltimore, MD 21217
United States
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Drew Schiavone, UMD Extension and Noah Smock, Baltimore Community Tool Bank

Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability.

Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact with questions.

Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA, University of Maryland Extension Baltimore City, and the Farm Alliance of Baltimore. This work is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, award #: 2016-70017-25503


Session 4: Thursday, August 15, 5:00-7:00 pm
Small Farm Equipment: Hand Tools at Strength to Love 2

  • This session will cover hand-scale farm tools. Come see what the Baltimore Tool Library has to offer, try out different kinds of hand tools, decide for yourself what your favorite kind of hoe is, and learn about the pros and cons of gas-powered vs. electric hand tools.
  • Led by the Baltimore Tool Library and Drew Schiavone, UMD Extension's new Energy Specialist.
  • Strength to Love 2, 1855 Lorman St, Baltimore, MD 21217

Photo credit: Bryan Alexander demonstrates how to use a broad fork at the 2017 Cultivate Baltimore hand tools workshop at Real Food Farm. Photo by Neith Little, UMD Extension.


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