Smart Farm Events  
     
  April 26, 2014
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Smart Farm Spring Clean Up
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital...Smart Farm Hoop

The Smart Farm needs your help to prepare our gardens to get ready to plant. We will be tilling new garden space, adding compost bins, spreading compost, cleaning and organizing tools and equipment. We hope to see you in the garden. Groups welcome!

Click here to register for Smart Farm Spring Clean Up.
 
     
     
  June 14, 2014
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Debugging: Obstacles in an Organic Garden
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital...Building A
450 Hwy 22
Barrington, IL 60010

We will look at insects, diseases and common problems found in a home garden. We will discuss how to prevent and overcome these obstacles using organic gardening techniques.

Click here to register for Debugging: Obstacles in an Organic Garden.
 
     
     
  July 12, 2014
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tomato Plant Care
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital...Smart Farm Hoop
450 Hwy 22
Barrington, IL 60010

We all love growing tomatoes but they are more work than many other vegetables. This class will be a hands on class introducing pruning and trellising using the Florida Stake and Weave method. We will also discuss hybrid vs heirloom and grafted tomatoes.

Click here to register for Tomato Plant Care.
 
     
     
  August 9, 2014
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Basic Composting
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital...Smart Farm Hoop
450 Hwy 22
Barrington, IL 60010

Composting can be easy and fun! We will show you how to build a simple bin, how to compost and the benefits and pitfalls of composting. We will also touch on vermiculture.

Click here to register for Basic Composting.
 
     
     
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