Families are welcome! All workshops are FREE, but registration is required. Register below or leave a message at 546-7677.
Planting and Caring for Fruit Trees Workshop
Oct 9th, 10 am at the Milbridge Commons
Led by ReTreeUS
This workshop is a hands-on planting workshop! Participants will learn how to plant, care for and maintain an orchard, while helping plant fourteen apple/peach trees at the Milbridge Commons. Each of these trees was donated by community members in memory of a loved one. After the planting day, ReTreeUS will host a native tree giveaway.
About the presenter: ReTreeUs is a nonprofit that plants orchards in schools and provides educational programs that empower people to grow their own food and be environmental stewards. The mission of ReTreeUS is to promote an environmentally sustainable, socially just food system through education, practical resources, and mentorship. More information can be found at https://www.retree.us
How to Repel Vampires: Garlic Planting for the Whole Family
October 30, 10 – 11:30AM at the Red Barn Motel
Led by Matt Wash & Zabet NeuCollins
Have you ever wanted to grow your own garlic? Well, now’s the chance! Join gardeners Matt and Zabet at the garden next to the Red Barn Motel to learn how to plant garlic. It’s HALLOWEEN weekend, so you know families and costumes are encouraged! We’ll teach you all the tricks to grow healthy garlic and repel vampires for seasons to come.
About the presenters: Matt Walsh and Zabet NeuCollins are Incredible Edible Milbridge gardeners and educators.