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Budget-friendly gardening workshop to cut food costs, improve health

Fort Worth

Learn how to start planting in this budget-friendly gardening workshop designed to help your family cut food costs and improve your health. This all-ages class gives you the knowledge and skills to get started, no matter where you live – you can even learn how to garden on an apartment balcony. The 90-minute workshop takes place at a Fort Worth garden center and includes a hands-on demonstration on how to start your own seeds. You will take home with you 3 vegetable starter plants (4 inch pots) and also bring home 2 pots (4 inch) which you learned to plant with starter mix and recommended plant seed varieties – including some heirloom varieties.

Gardening workshop topics

You’ll learn not just HOW to plant but also very importantly WHEN to plant.  You will learn how to stage your plantings for a longer harvest, with ideas for planting for a continuous harvest.  

James Samudio, your host, is passionate about sharing his decades of knowledge and bring gardening to his community.  He believes gardening and food preparation with your family is a key to better health for both you and your community.

He will also discuss:

  • How to integrate vegetables into an existing flower garden.
  • Aeroponic tower gardening.
  • Best vegetables for preserving.
  • Sharing the harvest, how to build a community harvest with your friends and neighbors for a participative harvest.

Your speaker welcomes your gardening questions and encourages discussion on your ideas on sharing the harvest for a better world.

Tickets and other considerations

This 90 minute class is $25 for 1 participant ages 13+ and $15 for kids age 6 to 12  Younger children are free but adult supervision is required.

About your host:  James has a Bachelor of Science degree and an  MBA from Oregon State University and holds a permaculture design certification as well as a Level 3 teaching certificate in Korean Natural Farming. He has designed and landscaped thousands of gardens and has helped numerous farm owners, and has a deep passion for sharing his knowledge with the world. Read more about The Barn and other gardening tips at their Facebook page.

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Experience

  • 1 participant ages 13+
    $ 25.00
  • 1 participant ages 6-12
    $ 15.00
  • 1 participant ages 0-5
    Free

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Hosted By The Barn

The Barn

The Barn is an organic garden center in Fort Worth dedicated to permaculture and regenerative growing. Owner James Samudio has a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA from Oregon State University and holds a permaculture design certification as well as a Level 3 teaching certificate in Korean Natural Farming. He has designed and landscaped thousands of gardens and has helped numerous farm owners, and has a deep passion for sharing his knowledge with the world.