spring workshops!

Join us for a series of organic land care workshops, led by Stout Oak crew member Javi Gil.  Javi
is an expert in organic landscaping and lawn care, having managed an organic
landscaping company for the past 11 years. He is a NOFA Certified Land Care
professional, and regularly teaches workshops on a range of organic gardening
and landscaping topics.

Organic Lawn Care

Friday April 10, 6:00 – 7:30 

Practical skills and problem solving will be the
focus of the 1.5 hour workshop on organic lawn care. It will begin with an overview of the
systems approach to organic landscaping, soil testing and soil
amendments, managing nutrition, grass types, and compost tea, and then
delve into solutions for real-life landscape problems. 

To register, email stoutoakfarm@gmail.com or RSVP at the April 10 Facebook event  

The workshop begins at 6:00pm at the Farm Store.


Introduction to Compost Tea             

Friday May 8, 6:00 – 7:30

Learn  the fundamentals of compost, soil
microbiology, and why compost tea is the hottest new trend in gardening.
Compost tea is used to promote beneficial bacteria, add nutrients to
the soil, suppress disease and fungi, and increase overall health in
plants. Javi will demonstrate how to make your own compost tea at home
with a few simple supplies.

To register, email stoutoakfarm@gmail.com or RSVP at the May 8 Facebook event

Organic Lawn Care: Part 2            

Friday May 15, 6:00 – 7:30

Workshop description coming soon!

All workshops are FREE for Stout Oak Farm CSA members and Farm Store Credit members. $10 for non-members.