Home gardening can help you improve your health through better nutrition, enhance your food security and even save you money. In this workshop participants will be introduced to the basics of starting an organic home garden. Topics include garden planning, site selection, soil preparation, planting, fertilization and natural pest management techniques.
A rind is a terrible thing to waste! Compost is a valuable source of nutrients for your garden and and excellent, environmentally friendly way to get rid of your waste. Participants will learn how to create and maintain and organic composting system for recycling kitchen and yard wastes into black gold for the home garden!
The Earth's population is expected to reach 9.1 billion people by the year 2050. Feeding this population will present many new and difficult challenges. This workshop explores the processes vital to a continual production of food, including social justice in the food system and agriculture policy.
Permaculture is an ecological design system for sustainability in all aspects of human endeavor. This workshop covers topics such as how build natural homes, grow our own food, restore diminished landscapes and ecosystems, catch rainwater, build communities and much more.
A collaboration between the Environmental Center, Department of Health Promotion and Dietetics & Nutrition, the Eat for the Planet workshop strives to teach students about healthy eating on a low budget. The workshop includes a discussion about sustainability in the food system.
The gardens can be found next to the skate park near lot 18. click here to see map.
For more information or to sign up for a workshop contact Kevin Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshops presented by the UNF Department of Heath Promotions.
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