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February 23, 2020 | , , , ,

Seed Cleaning (Volunteer Session, Winter 2020)

Bartram’s Garden horticulturalists will provide guidance as we hand-process a wide assortment of seeds collected from the garden. Support Bartram’s Garden while enjoying a relaxing, communal atmosphere with many hands at work. Some of these seeds will be sold out of our nursery while others will be planted in the garden in the spring. Each type of seed is handled a little differently, making this an excellent learning opportunity for those interested in learning the ancient practice of saving seed.…

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March 5, 2020 | , , ,

POPCORE 1: Pruning & Eco-Orchard Care Workshop @ Bartram’s Garden (2020)

Join us for the first in the 4-part series of POP’s Community Orchard Resilience Education (POP CORE) course! 3pm – 5pm: Hands-on Pruning @ Bartram’s Orchard / Sankofa Farm (optional) 5pm – 6pm: Potluck & Community Discussion (optional) 6pm – 8pm: In Class Workshop Ecological orchard care through the seasons Fruit tree pruning Berry & bramble pruning Fruiting vine pruning POPCORE combines many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design, and food uses that POP has learned over the past twelve…

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March 12, 2020 | , , , , , , ,

POPCORE 2: Orchard Pest & Disease Management @ Bartram’s Garden (2020)

Join us for the second session of the POPCORE urban orchardist training course: 3:30 – 5pm: Demonstration of Compost Tea & Holistic Sprays (optional, weather permitting) 5 – 6pm: Potluck & Community Discussion (optional) 6 – 8pm: Workshop Intro to holistic orchard management Most common insect pests Most common fungi and diseases Most common animal pests Organic/holistic spray options Intro to beneficial insects and how to attract them POPCORE combines many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design, and food uses…

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March 19, 2020 | , , , , ,

POPCORE 3: Orchard Harvest Workshop @ Bartram’s Garden (2020)

Join us for the third in the four-part series of POP’s Community Orchard Resilience Education (POP CORE) course! 4pm – 5pm: Early Spring Wild Edibles Walk (optional, weather-permitting) 5pm – 6pm: Community Potluck and Food Culture Share (optional) 6pm – 8pm: In-class Workshop When and how to harvest fruits Low-maintenance, high yield food plants Perennial medicinal and culinary herbs for the Philly climate Edible and soil-building fungi for the orchard Sample polycultures Sample perennial edibles recipes – cider, fermentation, jams,…

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September 19, 2020 | , , , ,

Seed Cleaning (Volunteer Session, Fall 2020)

Bartram’s Garden horticulturalists will provide guidance as we hand-process a wide assortment of seeds collected from the garden. Support Bartram’s Garden while enjoying a relaxing, communal atmosphere with many hands at work. Some of these seeds will be sold out of our nursery while others will be planted in the garden in the spring. Each type of seed is handled a little differently, making this an excellent learning opportunity for those interested in learning the ancient practice of saving seed.…

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