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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

Learn about:
• Backyard chickens
• Composting
• Raised bed gardening
• Growing mushrooms
• Fermentation
• 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
Beginning Beekeeping 12:00
Intro to Indoor Farming 1:00
Backyard orcharding 2:00
Rainscaping and Rainwater Harvesting 3:00

 

Schedule of activities at the Fermentation Station: 

Beer making/ingredient show and tell (hops, barley, yeast) 10:30am
Sauerkraut making 11:30am
Salami making 12:30pm
Kimchi making 1:30pm
Sourdough bread making 2:30pm
Kombucha making 3:30pm

 

Price: Free
Parking: $10 at Oakland Lot. Free at McDonnell Planetarium Lot
Location: GROW Pavilion and Outdoor Gallery
Ages: All ages.

Time

Date:
April 13
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm