Grace Seeds Ministry Spring Celebration & Water Workshop - Cook County
Time:9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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All are welcome to join Cook County Extensions local Foods and Small Farms team, in collaboration with Grace Seeds Ministry's Share the Harvest Parners for a Spring Celebration and Workshop. We are looking forward to providing our growing partners, and all who attend, with critical education that will make all of us wiser about proper irrigation and water management. All are welcome to join us. There is room at the table for everyone.
9-9:15 Registration/Resource Tables/Gathering Activity
9:15 Welcome//Introductions/Worship-Blessing the Season
9:45 Learning Opportunity - Water challenges/Solutions in a changing Climate. We will discuss rain water catchment/conservation, water safety/quality, tools used to monitor and identify rainfall patterns, and how you can use season extension structures to mitigate the effect of unpredictably heavy rains.
10:45 Learning Opportunity - How to select and set up the right irrigation system for your raised bed gardens. You'll be able to see different menthods and tools that you can use to maximize efficiency for your garden design.
12:00 Season Update
12:15 Complimentary Lunch/Explore Resource Tables
1:00 Program Conclusion
Registration: To register, call the number provided or email the contact listed below.