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Growing Potatoes at Blankity Blank

posted Feb 1, 2011, 7:25 PM by Denny Hunt   [ updated Feb 28, 2011, 6:33 PM ]
  Update 2/28: We have 2 spots open for March 26 and 1 spot open for April 30th 

 

Instructor: Denny Hunt, Saturday March 26th and April 30, 2011 8AM to 12 noon, 4784 Blank Rd. Sebastopol, COST: $15 cash per person, 20 students maximum, optional farm tour afterwards, everyone gets some seed potatoes and a potato seed catalog with growing guide, bring questions, boots, note pad and camera, arrive early, bring your $15 cash to secure your spot.

Subjects covered: Potato history, local potato history, potato varieties, nutrition, brix, soil health, soil basics, cover crops, soil tests, seed sources, soil and seed preparation, watering, planting, spacing, disease and pests, harvesting, storage, marketing, sustainable farming practices, suggested reading and farming philosophy.

 

RSVP via email sendin4784[at]comcast.net

 

Please spread the word!
 
New class scheduled for Saturday March 26th.  Same as above! 


 
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