Events

At the New Society Publishers booth at the Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair, demonstrating how to string weave tomatoes.
Photo Ingrid Witvoet/New Society

Events List Updated 3/27/19

 


Louisa Central Virginia Master Gardeners Group

Thursday April 11, 2019, 9am – noon

Tour of Twin Oaks Gardens, greenhouse and hoophouse

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April 27-28 2019

Mother Earth News Fair Asheville, North Carolina

https://www.motherearthnewsfair.com/north-carolina/

Western North Carolina Agriculture Center, 761 Boylston Highway, Fletcher, NC 28732

Two 60 min workshops

Cool Season Hoophouse Crops. Sat 10-11 am Grit stage (time and location not final)

Learn how to fill your hoop house with productive food crops in the cool seasons. Pam Dawling discusses suitable crops, cold-hardiness, selecting crops, calculating how much to harvest and how much to plant, crop rotation, mapping, scheduling, seasonal transitions, succession planting, interplanting, and follow-on cropping.

 Lettuce Year Round. Sun 2-3 pm Heirloom Gardener stage (time and location not final)

This presentation includes techniques to extend the lettuce season using row covers, cold frames, and hoop houses to provide lettuce harvests in every month of the year. The workshop includes a look at varieties for spring, summer, fall, and winter. Pam Dawling considers the pros and cons of head lettuce, leaf lettuce, baby lettuce mix, and the newer multileaf types. She also provides information on scheduling and growing conditions, including how to persuade lettuce to germinate when it’s too hot.

 Book-signing Sat 11-11.30 am

Demos at NSP booth, of tomato string-weaving and wigglewire system for fastening hoophouse plastic to framework:

Sat 9-9.30am, 1.30-2pm

Sun 9-9.30 1m, 1.30-2 pm and 3.30-4 pm

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June 1-2, 2019

Mother Earth News Fair Maryland

https://www.motherearthnewsfair.com/maryland/

Location: The Great Frederick Fair,  797 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701

Two 60 min workshops

Lettuce Year Round

This presentation includes techniques to extend the lettuce season using row covers, cold frames, and hoop houses to provide lettuce harvests in every month of the year. The workshop includes a look at varieties for spring, summer, fall, and winter. Pam Dawling considers the pros and cons of head lettuce, leaf lettuce, baby lettuce mix, and the newer multileaf types. She also provides information on scheduling and growing conditions, including how to persuade lettuce to germinate when it’s too hot.

Cool Season Hoophouse Crops

Learn how to fill your hoop house with productive food crops in the cool seasons. Pam Dawling discusses suitable crops, cold-hardiness, selecting crops, calculating how much to harvest and how much to plant, crop rotation, mapping, scheduling, seasonal transitions, succession planting, interplanting, and follow-on cropping.

Book-signing

Demos at NSP booth, of tomato string-weaving and wigglewire system for fastening hoophouse plastic to framework

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September 13-15, 2019 Mother Earth News Fair PA.

Lettuce Year-Round

This presentation includes techniques to extend the lettuce season using row covers, cold frames, and hoop houses to provide lettuce harvests in every month of the year. The workshop includes a look at varieties for spring, summer, fall, and winter. Pam Dawling considers the pros and cons of head lettuce, leaf lettuce, baby lettuce mix, and the newer multileaf types. She also provides information on scheduling and growing conditions, including how to persuade lettuce to germinate when it’s too hot.

Cool Season Hoophouse Crops

Learn how to fill your hoop house with productive food crops in the cool seasons. Pam Dawling discusses suitable crops, cold-hardiness, selecting crops, calculating how much to harvest and how much to plant, crop rotation, mapping, scheduling, seasonal transitions, succession planting, interplanting, and follow-on cropping.

Book-signing

Demos at NSP booth, of tomato string-weaving and wigglewire system for fastening hoophouse plastic to framework


September 21-22, 2019 Heritage Harvest Festival