Urban Roots Workshop Series: Natural Paper Making! Saturday, July 16 from 1 – 3 pm Sunday, July 17 from 1 – 3 pm During this two-day workshop, learn how to make paper using plant materials foraged from the beach and backyard wetlands. There will also be a collaborative, large-scale paper pour party to create a […]

Learn the basics of the cutting edge way to grow protein and fresh produce. Hydroponics uses water and micro/macro nutrients while aquaponics uses water with fish waste as the replacement for those nutrients. The class will include layouts of different designs and different uses for an economical and efficient way to grow food. It will […]

  This workshop consists of an introduction to various mushroom cultivation terms and techniques, followed by a hands-on group demonstration that will help you get started growing your own gourmet or medicinal mushrooms in your home or garden. Attendees will actually observe and participate in the inoculation of various substrates and the creation of “grow […]

Are you interested in keeping bees but not sure how to start? Join KNOX at Hartford resident and environmental champion Jack Hale’s home (25 Carmel Street, Hartford, CT 06106) on Saturday, September 9th from 10:30 am to noon. A beekeeper, Jack will lead the workshop on how to get started as an urban beekeeper, as […]