1. Garden Demonstrations in the Pantry

    For most of the year we host short, drop-in gardening demonstrations in the food Pantry and Pantry Garden, in order to teach about different methods and considerations to grow fresh produce.  Be sure to check them out when you shop, or just drop in to participate!

    2017 Garden Demonstration Topics


    Week of May 15: Container and Straw bale Planting

    Week of May 22: Worm Bins

    Week of May 29: Attracting Pollinators

    Week of June 5: Troubleshooting Bug Issues

    Week of June 12: Troubleshooting Disease

    Week of June 19: Tomato Care

    Week of June 26: Watering in the Garden

    Week of July 3: How and When to Harvest for Best Yield

    Week of July 10: Gardening As Therapy

    Week of July 17: Fall Gardening starts Now

    Week of July 24: Troubleshooting

    Week of July 31: Herbal Teas

    Week of August 8: Seed Saving

    Week of August 14: Seed Saving

    Week of August 21: Preserving the Harvest

    Week of August 28: Preserving the Harvest

    Week of September 4: Season Extension with cold crops, cold frames and low tunnels

    Week of September 11: Wild Edibles

    Week of September 18: Wild Edibles

    Week of September 25: Season Extension

    Week of October 2: Seed Saving

    Week of October 9: Preserving the Harvest

    Week of October 16: Preserving Herbs

    Week of October 23: Preserving Herbs

    Week of October 30: Save those Leaves!

    Week of November 6: Planting Garlic Outdoors for Spring

    Garden Workshops

    Through out the year we have free garden education workshops covering topics such as garden planning, seed starting, composting and extending the harvest.  See our  2017 Summer Garden Workshop Brochure  for more information!

    Gardening How-To and Information

    Check out our Blog for gardening resources covering a variety of topics from how to take advantage of leaves in your garden, to how to grow microgreens.


    If you are new to gardening, we’ve created a guide to help you get started:

    So, You’re Starting a Garden