Spring Gardening Workshop March 9

Each Saturday morning, the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture and community partners will be offering workshops for beginning gardeners at Parkade Center (the temporary home of the Farmers Market).* You can check out “Planning & Planting a Spring Garden” next Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. and again at 10:30 a.m.

See details and a full list of workshops here.

*Please note the location has been updated from the original posting.

Community Gardening Webinar

mp0906coverA webinar (on line teleconference) will be held on Thursday, April 23, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm, to introduce a new University of Missouri Extension publication titled “Community Gardening Toolkit.” The toolkit provides tips, steps, resources, and tools for starting and managing a community garden. A PDF of the toolkit can be downloaded at http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/miscpubs/mp0906.htm.

To register, contact Casi Lock at LockC@missouri.edu or 573-884-3794. Once registered, you’ll receive information about how to to tune in and take part from your home or office computer.  The webinar is sponsored by University of Missouri Extension Healthy Lifestyle Initiative.  Bill McKelvey will be the presenter.