April 15, 2021 –
Do you want to learn how to grow your own food? Here's your chance! Moscow Parks and Recreation and the University of Idaho Extension Educator Dr. Iris Mayes offer a free, half-day workshop on planting food-bearing trees and shrubs.
After a short class on-site with a question and answer session, you'll get to apply your new skills and help plant at the City's new, undeveloped, and unique Harvest Park. Be ready to get dirty, bring gloves and tools (some will be provided), and have fun learning how to grow plants that can one day provide edible fruits and nuts. Bring the kids - all are welcome to attend; however, under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The workshop and tree planting event will be held at Harvest Park from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 23, 2021. Harvest Park, the City of Moscow's edible forest, is located at 209 E. Southview Dr.
Iris Mayes leads community-level U of I Extension efforts in small farms and horticulture for Latah County. This includes a Master Gardener program, a plant clinic for community pest problems, community garden education series, and educational programming for small acreage producers. In 2019 she collaborated with colleagues to pilot a farming education program for U.S. military veterans, now named "Harvest Heroes."
Space is limited to 30 people. To register, please do so at https://secure.rec1.com/ID/moscow-id/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTE1MjE4NDU
For assistance with reservations, please contact Donna Howard at 208-883-7100. For more information please contact David Schott, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director, at 208-883-7098 or email@example.com.
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