01/19/19 Learn About Your Soil 2:00-3:30pm
Bring in a quart jar of your garden soil for a quick look at its structure and chemistry. Knowing your soil is the first step to growing nutrient-dense food. Simple tools and techniques will unlock secrets for your best garden ever.
About the Instructor:
Alexia Allen has lived at Hawthorn Farm since 2003, crafting a vision of the world she wants to live in. This includes beautiful and productive gardens, ample wild space and creatures, happy farm animals, and vibrant, loving human relationships. Studying nature for the past 20 years has brought her a deep appreciation of the threads that weave ecological and human communities together. She is indebted to her many years of work at Wilderness Awareness School in Duvall, WA. Creativity guides her life, whether in making a stylish felt vest or a mean goat cheese. After many years of being vegan, she went on to become a YouTube sensation with a video on humane butchering.