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Gardening Workshop: Winter Crops and Canning

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

This workshop is intended for gardeners with several years of experience, not for beginners, to help answer specific problems that you may face in your gardens.  We’ll share best practices and pitfalls to avoid for this part of Connecticut. We hope to continue to have these monthly through the year.

The September 12th workshop we will discuss extending your garden through the fall and winter and preserving your harvest: How best to grow winter greens; how to store root vegetables/winter squash.  Bring all your canning questions! We’ll be joined by a chef and a canning expert.

Bring your own envelopes/Ziploc bags for seed sharing.


Inclement Weather: 
Rain or Shine
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Emma Lorusso
(860) 455-9534

This free event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.