Uptown Growers Spring Market reopens with classes

Restaurants | 19 Feb, 2016 |

From February  to April Uptown Farmers Market will host the Spring Growers Market. This seasonal market runs alongside the farmers market and acts as a “pop-up” neighborhood nursery, where market-goers can purchase items needed to cultivate their homestead and take classes from the experts for a $10 suggested donation.

February 20:

  • 9 a.m. – Introduction to Tower Gardens with Troy Albright of True Garden
  • 11 a.m. – Composting and Soil Prep Basics with Pam Perry of Maricopa County vegetable gardens

February 27:

  • 9 a.m. – Where There’s A Worm, There’s a Way with Sena Kassim of vermilove.com
  • 11 a.m. – Popular Pollinators for Great Gardens with Sena Kassim.

March 5:

  • 9 a.m. – Top 10 Edible Trees & Top 10 Super foods with Jake Mace of Longevity Gardens
  • 11 a.m. – Container Gardening with Kari Spencer of The Micro Farm Project

March 12:

  • 9 a.m. – Natural Pest Control with Troy Albright of True Garden
  • 11 a.m. – Garden Layout and Design with Christal Blessin of Kitchen & Garden Chronicles

March 19:

  • 9 a.m. – Heavenly Herb Gardening with Christal Blessin of Kitchen & Garden Chronicles
  • 11 a.m. – Picking the Perfect Rose Bush with Anja Taschner of Ludwig’s Roses

March 26:

  • 9 a.m. – Getting Started with Chickens with Kari Spencer of The Micro Farm Project
  • 11 a.m. – Holistic Chicken Care with Sena Kassim
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