farm workshop series

Join our experienced resident farmer, Justin Torrico, as we invite the community to be a part of our garden master plan here at April Hill! Our space will be a teaching space for beginners and novices alike, and Justin will be your guide, all while answering any questions you may have about your own home gardens and landscapes. Our aim is to make our farm regenerative and accessible for all!

Saturday, April 11th 10am-3pm

Garden and Orchard Preparation and Planting

Join us to plant the first seeds at our new Regenerative Farm and Education Center!

Saturday, April 18th 9am-10am

Intro to Regenerative Agriculture & Permaculture; Class 1

What is Regenerative Agriculture? Permaculture? How do they compare to sustainable farming/organic farming?

10:30am-3 pm

Community day: Polyculture fruit and flower planting

We have a duck food forest, an edible walking trail, demonstration gardens and more to prepare and plant.  Join us to work, learn and play together as we cultivate our new learning center.

Saturday, May 2nd 9am-10am

Intro to Regenerative Agriculture & Permaculture: Class 2

The Ethics and Principles of Regenerative Agriculture and Permaculture Design:  Inner and outer landscape discovery

10:30am-3pm

Community Day: Annual and Perennial planting

We have a duck food forest, an edible walking trail, demonstration gardens and more to prepare and plant.  Join us to work, learn and play together as we cultivate our new learning center.

Saturday, May 16th 9am-10am

intro to Regenerative Agriculture & Permaculture: Class 3 

Plant guilds, alley cropping, and the steps of designing a holistic master plan for any project.

10:30am-3pm

Community Day: Polyculture fruit and flower planting and herb garden installation

Chainsaw workshops

Level 1 – April 4th- cancelled

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Additional date- May 2nd

Level II (level I required)- September 26th

Additional date- November 14th

8:30 am – 4 pm             Ages 18+

General Public: $200

Farmers: $150

Ages 18-24: $100

Scholarships Available and Discounts for Multiple Classes

Led by Certified Arborist, Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll, these workshops will help any newcomer learn safe and effective ways of using the chainsaw.

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