Edible Flint will be hosting workshops at the Educational Farm. Workshops are free, with a suggested donation of $10. Registration is required. Workshops will take place at the Educational Farm unless otherwise noted.
No poop here! Strategies for reducing microbial contamination in gardens and on farm Saturday, July 23 1-3pm @ the Educational Farm Join us and learn new ways to assess and reduce microbial contamination during harvest and post-harvest activities in your garden & farm. Instructor: Micah Hutchison, Produce Safety Technician, Genesee Conservation District
Spring Seed Starting Workshop Saturday, April 23, 2022 1-3pm @ the Educational Farm Learn how to save time and money in the garden with direct seed sowing basics. Instructor: Kristin Beardslee, Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps AmeriCorps Service Member
Native Plant Starting Friday, May 06, 2022 12-1pm @ the Educational Farm Learn about the importance of planting plants native to Michigan, and leave with some plants of your own! Instructor: Barslund Judd, Consumer Horticulture Educator, MSU Extension
Container Gardening Saturday, May 28 1-3pm @ the Educational Farm Edible container gardening basics focused on space-efficiency and plant types that do the best! Instructor: Kristin Beardslee, Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps AmeriCorps Service Member
Garden Educator Training Wednesday, June 22 10am-1pm @ the Educational Farm Learn about engaging youth in garden-based education. Lunch is provided! Instructors: Crim FoodCorps & Edible Flint AmeriCorps members
Recruiting and Managing Volunteers Friday, June 24 12-2pm @ MSU Extension Office Learn volunteer recruitment and management tips for your community garden from the United Way of Genesee County. Instructor: Diane Woodruff, United Way of Genesee County
Beekeeping 101 Saturday, June 25 1-3pm @ the Educational Farm Whether you’re a beekeeper, bee enthusiast, or just curious about beekeeping, you’ll want to attend this workshop! Instructors: Renee McGarry, CEDAM AmeriCorps Service Member; Jason Bey, My Bees Nest, LLC