“Using Greenhouses to Grow Vegetables” Program February 16th

"Using Greenhouses to Grow Vegetables" Program is being offered on Thursday this week, from 6pm to 8pm at the Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center.

In this session participants will learn about different season extension structures such as greenhouses, high tunnels and row covers used to grow vegetables. Crops include greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and more. Site selection, structures, crop nutrition and pest management will be covered. Bring your ideas and questions!

Then, on Saturday, February 18th from 10am to 12pm a workshop on “Basics of Home Food Preservation” will be held.  at the Ag Center.  Come and learn all about preserving your bountiful harvest! This workshop will provide an overview for safely canning, freezing and drying foods including the basics of the necessary equipment, trusted sources for recipes and important food safety information. Samples of preserved foods will be available for taste-testing.

Each workshop will be 2 hours long and led by an experienced instructor. The cost to attend is only $5/family/workshop and light refreshments will be offered.

Participants are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to this collaborative environment!

The Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center is located at 3542 Turner Road in Jamestown, NY.

Pre-registration is required prior to the workshop to allow for adequate time to prepare printed resources and materials. Interested participants can register online by visiting www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua/leaf1617, by emailing kaw249 [at] cornell.edu, or by calling 716-664-9502.

Dates: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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