First week of February:
Hugelkultur is an ancient form of sheet composting developed in Eastern Europe. It uses woody wastes such as fallen logs and pruned branches in order to build soil fertility and improve drainage and moisture retention. (http://kerryg.hubpages.com/hub/Hugelkultur-Using-Woody-Waste-in-Composting)
Two (2) Hugelkultur workshops. All Workshops will start promptly at 11:00 am and run until 3:00 pm.
February 4, Saturday & Sunday 5, 2012 at Reservoir Park 20th & Whitehall Street. (Turn left @ stop sign, drive up hill into park) Allison Hill, Harrisburg, PA. 17103
Workshop fees: $20.00 per person. (4) four workshops $60.00 Check or money order to: Ngozi Inc. You may pay the day or workshop.
Can’t come but would like to sponsor a youth? Contact us for more information. All proceeds support Urban Agriculture Programs.
Instructor: Rafiyqa Muhammad, Ngozi Inc., Eco Village Director
Third week of February:
Vermiculture is a fun and easy way to turn your food scraps into natural fertilizer for your indoor and outdoor plants and flowers. It is a way to speed up the composting process, and you can do it right in your home--and there is no odor!
This four-hour class is open to everyone! If you are 10 years old (or younger) you must have a legal guardian with you. Each person (or child & guardian pair) pays only $20, and you will take home a worm bin with worms and instruction book.
Expect to get dirty--we will be handling worms--so dress appropriately!
When: Saturday, February 18, 2012, from 11 am to 3 pm at The Boys & Girls Club, 1227 Berryhill Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104. Cost: $20.
Class size limited to 10 people (or child/guardian pairs), so call early to reserve your space!
Register by February 11, 2012 by contacting Rafiyqa at 717-343-6881, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Susan at 717- 805-3612, email@example.com.
Instructor: Susan Norris of Transition Harrisburg.