A Partnership between PASA’s Good Food Neighborhood Program and The Home-Grown Institute (Philadelphia, PA).
Click here to register for any of the follow conference workshops:
Up Close & Personal
Get Inspired to Spring Your Good Intentions into Action!
Beginning in October 2012, The Home Grown Institute will offer an every-other-month Up Close & Personal series. The workshop will be held on Sundays, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in Erdenheim (near Chestnut Hill).
• Hands-On Experiential Learning - 25 home-based practices
• Community - Spend the (half) day with like-minded “neighbors”
• Acquire Skills* - Special focus each month
• Personal Attention - Create an action plan for your home
Personal/Private Consultation in your home. Email for more details.
(dates and topics subject to change)
Every month includes a survey of 25 practices (see list to the left), plus kombucha tasting, worm compost harvesting and backyard chicken egg collecting (assuming they are laying!)…
each month adds a special in-depth focus each month…
October 21 – Season Extension, Cold Frames, Cover Crops
December 2 – Intro to Aquaponics through Window Farming
Small Scale Solar 101
Growing Mushrooms in the Shade
Pickling and Fermentation