Learn the foundations of growing your own food. Whether you're a first-time gardener or experienced grower, there's a course for you! Programs range from a 6-week foundations course with support for starting a garden at home to specialized horticulture workshops that dive into topics such as growing space design, raised bed/container gardening, food preservation, beekeeping, and more!
These programs are available for FREE to veterans enrolled in the VA.
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Check back for new program updates throughout the summer!
Introduction to Beekeeping
Wednesday, 6/24 5:00 - 7:00pm
INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING is a 1-day virtual workshop for veterans covering the basics of beekeeping, the benefits of pollinators for your growing space, and a live beehive inspection with EquiCenter's onsite beekeeper.
Horticulture at Home: Farm & Garden Design
3 part workshop series
Wednesday, 6/24: Part 1 12:30 - 1:30pm
Thursday, 6/25: Part 2 12:30 - 1:30pm
Friday, 6/26: Part 3 12:30 - 1:30pm
FARM & GARDEN DESIGN is a 3-day virtual workshop series for veterans covering the basics of selecting and setting up your at-home growing space. The workshop will include 3 live ZOOM video instruction sessions by EquiCenter Farm staff and access to EquiCenter's Farm & Garden Design online course.
Veteran Farming + Wellness - Session 1
Week of 6/22 through Week of 7/27
Live Zoom Classes: Tuesdays 9 - 11 am (Session 1)
VETERAN FARM + WELLNESS is a 6-week virtual horticulture program for veterans covering the foundations of growing food at home. The program will include weekly live ZOOM video instruction by EquiCenter Farm staff, access to the online Veteran Farm + Wellness course, and materials for hands-on activities.
Horticulture at Home: Raised Bed Construction
Friday, 7/3 10:00 - 11:00am
RAISED BED CONSTRUCTION is a 1-day virtual workshop for veterans covering the basics of setting up and planting in raised beds. The workshop will include live ZOOM video instruction by EquiCenter Farm staff and materials. Registered participants will receive (appointment scheduled upon registration confirmation) a pallet raised bed planter and seeds/seedlings to follow along with the video instruction. (Participants will provide their own soil.)
JUNE - JULY 2020
Veteran Farming + Wellness - Session 2
Week of 8/3 through Week of 9/7
Live Zoom Classes: Wednesdays 5 - 7pm (Session 2)
VETERAN FARM + WELLNESS is a 6 week virtual horticulture program for veterans covering the foundations of growing food at home. The program will include weekly live ZOOM video instruction by EquiCenter Farm staff, access to the online Veteran Farm + Wellness course, and materials for hands-on activities.
Preserving the Harvest