Fall garden workshop scheduled for Nov. 22

The Southern University Ag Center will host its Fall Garden Workshop themed, “Recovering Your Soil: Gardens, Farms, and Spirit.” The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 9am-2pm on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Registration will begin at 8:30am.

The workshop will focus on the topics of:

  • Soil Health
  • Soil Sampling
  • Fall and Spring Planting
  • Flood Resistant Trees

Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities that include:

  • Propagating Fig Trees
  • Wreath and Bow Making
  • Healthy Eating for the Season

This workshop is ideal for school and community garden coordinators, large and small farmers, backyard gardeners, college students, and anyone interested in learning something new about agriculture.

The Southern University Ag Center, its Wisteria Alliance Program and the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program are co-sponsoring this event.

For additional information or to RSVP, contact Mila Berhane, Stephanie Elwood, Dawn Mellion-Patin Ph.D., Zanetti Augustine, or Emily King at (225) 771-2242.