Organic Day at Native Nurseries
Get the scoop on our area’s finest local organic producers, like Ten-Speed Greens! Go visit Danielle and the farmers from Holly Hill, KBH, and SRSLY Chocolate will be present with products to sell and to tell you all about what they do.
Organic Gardening 101: Salad Gardens
Saturday, October 12, 10am-12pm
$15 advanced registration, $20 day of workshop
Tired of paying out the nose for mediocre greens at the grocery store? It’s time you learned to grow your own! Organic Gardening 101: Salad Gardens will teach participants about our favorite varieties of salad greens, how to plant them to get the longest harvest, and best harvesting techniques. Come out to Ten-Speed Greens on Saturday, October 12, 10-12 pm. Cost of this workshop is $20, or register by October 10 for $15.
New Leaf Farm Tour
Take advantage of this once-a-year event! Over 40 farms open their gates to show local food supporters how and where their food comes from. Ten-Speed Greens is on the tour this year, and we’re open both days from 9am-3pm. We’ll have farm tours and plenty of veggies, jams, hot sauce, pesto, and T-shirts for sale. Make sure you visit us!
Seven Days of Local Delights
October 21-27 at various locations
This local food week features 17 events throughout the week of October 21-27. This week will feature cooking demonstrations, to gardening workshops, to a film showing, to a farm to table dinner. Ten restaurants will be featuring farm fresh specials, so make room in your schedule to go out to eat! MORE INFO HERE
Get Your Worms On Worm Bin Workshop
Tuesday, October 22 at 5:30pm
Advanced Registration $10
As a part of Seven Days of Local Delights, Ten-Speed Greens is happy to host this workshop on worm bins. Worm compost makes a great organic soil amendment and is easy to do. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn all they need to know to start a worm bin at their home, apartment, dorm, or farm. We will discuss worm care basics, different worm bin methods, harvesting worms and worm compost, and ways to use the finished product. One lucky participant will go home with our prepared worm bed.
Please register by October 21, 2013. Your registration will be confirmed after we receive payment, either by check, money order, or PayPal.
Holy Shiitakes! Mushroom Log Workshop
Sunday, October 27, 11am-2pm
Advanced Registration Required: $25
As a part of Seven Days of Local Delights, Ten-Speed Greens is happy to host this workshop. Enter the world of low cost/ low tech mushroom cultivation. Scott Dantzler of Bent Tree Farm in cooperation with Ten-Speed Greens will demonstrate hands on inoculation techniques for log and grow bag cultivation of edible and medicinal mushrooms. Workshop participants will leave with practical knowledge of how to cultivate their own mushrooms as well as a multi species/ multi season log kit for their own home use.
Please register by October 24, 2013. Your registration will be confirmed after we receive payment, either by check, money order, or PayPal.