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Enjoy a fun filled day in our GROW Pavilion and Outdoor Gallery. Learn the latest techniques in urban agriculture from experts and educators and enjoy hands-on activities, workshops and more.
This free event features more than 20 exhibitors and speakers offering interactive activities on urban farming.
Event highlights include:
• More than 20 exhibitors related to urban agriculture
• Classroom presentations, workshops and demonstrations
• Launch of the Soil Your Underwear Challenge, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a chance for you to become a citizen scientist through an at-home soil experiment
• Backyard chickens
• Raised bed gardening
• Growing mushrooms
• Bee keeping
• And more!
Schedule of activities in GROW Pavilion:
|Soil CPR–How to improve soil quality and create healthy soils||10:00|
|Basic backyard chicken keeping||11:00|
|Intro to Indoor Farming||1:00|
|Rainscaping and Rainwater Harvesting||3:00|
Schedule of activities at the Fermentation Station:
|Beer making/ingredient show and tell (hops, barley, yeast)||10:30am|
|Sourdough bread making||2:30pm|
Parking: $10 at Oakland Lot. Free at McDonnell Planetarium Lot
Location: GROW Pavilion and Outdoor Gallery
Ages: All ages.