Farm Workshop: Seed Selection, Planning & Market Gardening

Learn about the different types of seeds, when to plant and planting techniques. You will also learn how to design and the layout for a Market Garden with online resources. Learn how to pick varieties based on appearance, flavor profiles, maturity dates, and the type of preferred planting. In the last half of the workshop, you will see how to use online resources for crop planning and land layout to maximize your growing area.

This 2017 Farmer Education Workshop is offered in partnership with Christina Newhouse. 

Christina Newhouse is the Farm Specialist for the Southwestern NC RC&D Council and Program Director for the Smoky Mtn. High Tunnel Initiative. Her goal is to foster small farm viability that caters to a local market and bring innovative techniques to WNC.

Space is limited; RSVP required. Register online now, or contact Chris Link at or 828.490.2565.  (For a full schedule of Farmer Education Workshops, click here.)

Photo credit: Painter’s Greenhouse

2017 Seed Selection Workshop

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Cost: $20. You can make an online payment for your workshop now with our secure  online payment processing, or pay by cash/check at the door.