University of Maryland Extension

Cultivate Baltimore: Soil health and weed control

Event Series: 
When: 
Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: 
Boone Street Farm, Baltimore, MD
Address: 
Boone Street Farm
2150 Boone Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Andrew Ristvey and Neith Little (UMD Extension), Cheryl Carmona (Boone St Farm)
Description/Notes: 

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 or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship please email futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with the subject line “Cultivate Baltimore scholarship request.”

 

Session 2:  May 15, 4-7 pm: Soil Health & Weed Management

Come to this hands-on, on-farm workshop to learn how to assess and improve your farm’s soil and hear tips about how to reduce weed pressure with speaker Dr. Andrew Ristvey, UMD Extension. Bring two cups of your soil or growth medium for a free pH and salinity test. Location: Boone Street Farm, 2100 Boone Street, Baltimore MD, 21218.

 
 

This program is a collaborative effort between Future Harvest CASA, University of Maryland Extension, and the Farm Alliance of Baltimore. Additional partners include several agricultural professionals and successful farmers in Baltimore, including graduates of Future Harvest CASA’s Beginner Farmer Training Program.


The University of Maryland Extension is an Equal Opportunity Employers and provides Equal Access Programs.

 
Cost: 
$10 per session, or $60 for the full series
Contact: 
Neith Little
Contact Email: 
nglittle@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-856-1850 x123
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