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 […]

Free Training for Beginning Farmers held at Lyceum! Trainer – Ted LeBow of Kitchen Table Consultants Training objective: Setting up an Accounting System is really important. We will go through best practices for setting up your accounting system, with an emphasis on Quickbooks, but these practices will be applicable to any system you might be using. Topics […]

Free Training for Beginning Farmers held in partnership with UCONN. Trainer – Allyson Angelini & Keith Padin, farmer/owners, Full Heart Farm Allyson has a degree in Agriculture Education from UMass Amherst and has worked on dozens of farms in New England and Italy during the past decade.  In 2012, she purchased Full Heart Farm in Ledyard, CT, […]

This event was rescheduled from April 3 to Tuesday, April 24. With severe weather and climate change on the rise, the modern farmer and gardener run into many obstacles. This class will be geared towards methodology that can be used to combat climate changes and extreme weather. We will look at how to work with […]