University of Maryland Extension

Beginning Farmer Success

Starting a Small Farm: 1 of 10: Farmer Panel

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Looking for a lawyer or insurance agent? Here are two lists that can help you find one who understands farms.

Looking for a lawyer or insurance agent? Here are two lists that can help you find one who understands farms. Neith Little Urban Agriculture Extension Agent, University of Maryland First, read enough to know what questions to ask. The UMD Agriculture Law Education Initiative is a great place to...

Starting a small farm, class 10 of 10: Mastering Marketing

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
Do you want to be a farmer? In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. This session on April 2, 2019 will be on Mastering...

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...

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 (...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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