Soil is the foundation of a bountiful garden. This live online class will cover the fundamentals of healthy soil structure and how to improve the quality of your harvest from the ground up by caring for your soil. Bring your questions! The class will cover
- biomass building,
- organic enrichment methods, and
- year-round soil care.
Learn to improve and maintain your soil’s health to keep your garden producing healthy, fruitful plants year after year.
This workshop will be led by the garden experts at The GardenWorks Project, which aims to promote food growing as a sustainable solution towards greater food access and equity within the community. Since 2012, the organization has built home gardens for households facing food insecurity, and supports all growers in their journey towards self-reliance and sustainability.
About The GardenWorks Project
The GardenWorks Project is a nonprofit organization that serves families within the western Chicago region and promotes suburban organic agriculture to improve the well-being of the community, the environment, and those facing food insecurity. They empower, educate, and support all food growers in their efforts to nourish their families and neighbors in need. Since 2012, the organization has built food gardens for 415 families, supported 14 community gardens, and provided access to fresh produce to over 1600 individuals. In addition, the organization promotes the local food system with its Food Growers Network, a donation-based membership offering educational events, resources, and tools for the home gardener. To learn more about the mission and services of the organization, please visit www.gardenworksproject.org.