FREE Carbon Farming & Polyculture Workshop for Urban Food Growers with Jessica Bates. This workshop teaches basic principles and applications for Carbon Farming in an Urban Farm setting. We will get into the core basics of no-till growing & carbon farming for food production and will put all that we learn into action at Hazel garden.

We will also touch on polycultures for perennial and annual food production as well. This is also an opportunity learn about funding opportunities for your carbon farming endeavors.

Speaker:
Jessica has been gardening for over 20 years. She is a Master Gardener and Master Composter as well as a certified permaculture teacher and designer. She has experience designing and installing rain catchment systems including bioswales and creating irrigation systems. When she isn’t working with ACRCD, she runs her own permaculture business and teaches educational programs about gardening.

Details:
When: March 21, 2020 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Where:
Hazel Garden, 22196 Main Street, Hayward, CA At the intersections of Hazel Ave, Main Street & Simon St.
Street Parking only.

Cost:
FREE!

RSVP required: https://forms.gle/F69gyWodho2DxvjT7
Download the flyer here.

Please bring a water bottle, hat, gloves, and sturdy shoes. Morning Coffee and baked goods, as well as light snacks will be provided throughout the day.

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Bates at [email protected].

This workshop is brought on to you by the Alameda County Resource Conservation District, University of California Cooperative Extension, and the National Association of Resource Conservation Districts.