Ever wonder how to harvest kale in way that keeps it healthy and productive all season? Unsure of what actually needs to get weeded out of the beds? Need an excuse to sample some of the veggies growing at the farm? Stop by on Saturday June 25 from 11 AM – 1 PM for a farm orientation and small work day event. We’ll cover best practices for harvesting, weeding and watering whats growing along with some of the plans for the farm this year.
Feel free to come by even if you feel pretty confident in your gardening skills – we’ll have some small building and maintenance projects to work on and of course, snacks.
Saturday, June 25
11 AM – 1 PM
*Rain date: TBD*
Athens Community Farm
39 Third Street, Athens NY (right behind the Athens Volunteer Fire Dept.)
Goals for the day
- Farm orientation – learn to harvest, weed and water
- Weed beds
- Put legs on wash tables
- Finish any outstanding trellising
What to bring
Questions + tips from your own experience!