Local Food Events Calendar

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Free Fruit Tree Q&A Session (Jan 10, 2015)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Join Orin Martin of the Alan Chadwick Garden and Matthew Sutton, owner of Orchard Keepers (www.orchardkeepers.com) for a free talk and Q&A session on fruit trees. This event takes place at The Garden Company, 2218 Mission Street in Santa Cruz. (...)


Fruit Trees "101": Basic Backyard Fruit Tree Care (Jan 11, 2015)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

On Sunday, January 11, join us at Sierra Azul Nursery in Watsonville to learn the basics of fruit tree planting, irrigation, fertility, pest management, and winter pruning. This workshop will be taught by Sky DeMuro of UCSC's Alan Chadwick Garden, and Kim Mayer of Orchard Keepers (www. (...)


2015 Winter CSA (Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 20, 2015)
Route 1 Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program is a partnership between the farmer and the community. The benefit to you, the community member, is that you know where your food is grown, who is growing it and the methods by which it is grown. (...)


Free Fruit Tree Q&A Session (Jan 17, 2015)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Join Orin Martin of the Alan Chadwick Garden and Matthew Sutton, owner of Orchard Keepers (www.orchardkeepers.com) for a free talk and Q&A session on fruit trees. This event takes place at the San Lorenzo Garden Center, 235 River Street in Santa Cruz. (...)


Fruit Trees "101": Basic Backyard Fruit Tree Care (Jan 24, 2015)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Learn the basics of fruit tree planting, irrigation, fertility, pest management, and winter pruning with Orin Martin of UCSC's Alan Chadwick Garden and Matthew Sutton of Orchard Keepers. This workshop takes place at the UCSC Farm on Saturday, January 24, from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. (...)


Winter Pruning of Deciduous Fruit Trees (Jan 31, 2015)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Review the goals and techniques of pruning fruit trees in this lecture and demonstration workshop. Get some hands-on pointers on how to prune your fruit trees to maximize health and production. Information on tools, timing, techniques, and more, with Orin Martin and Sky DeMuro of the Alan Chadwick Garden and Orchard Care owner Matthew Sutton. (...)


Home Grown: Citrus Workshop for the Home Gardener and Small-Scale Grower (Feb 28, 2015)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Add some zest to your garden or small-scale orchard! Join us on Saturday, February 28, from 9:30 - 1 pm for a workshop at the UC Santa Cruz Farm focused on citrus.

The workshop instructors are Orin Martin, manager of UCSC's Alan Chadwick Garden, and Daniel Paduano, owner of Abounding Harvest Mountain Farm. (...)