No More Postmates: The Art of Micro-Farming
**This is a 6-week course. Your registration fee includes 1 class per week for 6 weeks**
[Fall Quarter / Term I] 9/9/19 – 10/20/19
[Tuesdays] 6:30PM – 8:30PM
This class explores regenerative practices for growing food, medicine, herbs, and flowers. You’ll leave class with knowledge to grow edibles and their companions regardless of growing constraints and without chemicals. Containers, shade, poor soil – we’ll move through it all so you emerge with a thumb some shade of green! This class is for you if you want to learn how to improve your growing skills and seek more information on food growing, composting, small scale vermiculture, integrated pest management, permaculture, and soil health.
Materials Fee: $25 payable via cash or Venmo on the first day of class. This materials fee will cover soil, compost, seeds, and a pot!
Teacher Bio: Kathleen Blakistone
Kathleen Blakistone is an urban farmer, educator, and entrepreneur who created Moonwater Farm to grow healthy food and knowledge share with community in Los Angeles. She is a master gardener, public speaker, and works to address food injustice in the county. With both small ranching and farming experience she can help new and experienced growers uncover regenerative growing methods that work at any scale. She is currently researching the role of biostimulants in restoring soil life at Cal Poly Pomona.
Venue: Indie Brewing Company
2350 Sunrise St, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Day 1: September 10, 2019
Day 2: September 17, 2019
Day 3: September 24, 2019
Day 4: October 01, 2019
Day 5: October 08, 2019
Day 6: October 15, 2019
Start time: 06:30 p.m.
End time: 08:30 p.m.
Venue: Indie Brewing Co