The Seattle Tilth is such a cool organization. They have been providing hands-on education in organic agriculture for 37 years. They believe that all people deserve access to healthy, nutritious food and that changing the way in which we grow, cook and eat food has the potential to transform people’s lives as well as the communities in which we live. Check out what classes and events they have coming up:
>Grow Your Gardening Skills in 2016
Guess what? New classes have been posted! Sign up for a class and learn new skills that can benefit you for a lifetime.
Start Seeds Indoors Thu., Jan. 21; 6:30-8:30 p.m., BGP
Start Seeds Indoors Sat., Feb. 13; 10 a.m.-noon, GSC
Grow Fruit in Small Spaces Thu., Feb. 11; 6:30-8:30 p.m., BGP
Composting 101 Sat., Feb. 13; 2-4 p.m., GSC
Fundamentals of Organic Gardening 101: Part 1 Wed., Mar. 16; 6:30-8:30 p.m., GSC
Fundamentals of Organic Gardening 101: Part 2 Sat., Mar. 19; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., GSC
Comprehensive Organic Gardener Mar. 24-Apr. 14
Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. & Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Urban Livestock Classes
Backyard Beekeeping 101 Sat., Jan. 23; 10 a.m.-noon, GSC
Backyard Beekeeping 101 Wed., Feb. 10; 6:30-8:30 p.m., GSC
Beekeeping 201: Start Your Hive Wed., Feb. 17; 6:30-8:30 p.m., GSC
All About Chickens Sat., Feb. 27; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; GSC
Permaculture & Sustainable Landscapes
Intro to Permaculture Sat., Jan. 23; 2-5 p.m., GSC
Intro to Permaculture Sat., Feb. 27; 2-5 p.m., BGP
Make Herbal Infusions Sat., Feb. 6; 10 a.m.-noon, GSC
Parents & Teachers: Sign Up for Urban Garden Fun
At Seattle Tilth’s garden and farm education programs, students discover where food comes from, taste fresh vegetables straight from the garden, make compost, learn about worms and explore our natural environment in hands-on science based learning.
School Garden & Farm Tours for Kids
Plan a field trip for your school, daycare or activity group for fun, hands-on learning in the garden! Learn more and register.
Summer Garden Camps
Kids and teens 1-15 years old spend summer days outdoors at Seattle Tilth’s summer garden camps learning where food comes from, exploring our gardens, making art, singing songs and playing games — all with urban farm flair!
Check out their calendar of classes or see the full list. They’ll be adding classes throughout the year, so check back often for new listings!
Deborah from FL says
I am SO jealous of your geographic location right now!! 🙂