Fruit Tree Orchards and Regenerative Agriculture
FebruaryFeb 10 2021 05:30pm - 07:00pm
FRUIT TREE ORCHARDS & REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
WED. 2/10/21 5:30PM - 7:00PM
ZOOM LIVE CLASS BY INVITATION
Growing healthy nutrient dense fruit is not very difficult if you know how to work with Nature. Learn the basics of building resiliency to both biotic and abiotic stresses that often rob fruit trees of their productivity and above all: How to grow delicious tasting fruit in the Houston area.
Zoom class invitation and presentation links will be emailed to you a couple of days before the class date. There are no refunds, substitutions or recordings if you cannot attend a live class for which you signed up.
(at registration you will receive two emails, one is a receipt and the other is a registration confirmation with contact info if you have questions)
Presenter: Karena Poke, from Lettuce Live Urban Farm Project, will introduce. The Lettuce Live - Urban Farm Project was created by master gardener and Urban Philanthropy by KP founder Karena Poke. As a master gardener, Karena provides STEM-A based garden education to elementary and middle school students, garden therapy to patients working with a licensed therapist, and hands-on garden education workshops to both small and large groups. Find out more at LettuceLive.org
Presenter: Justin Duncan has a BS in Agronomy from Prairie View A&M University, an 1890 Land Grant Institution, and an MS in Plant Breeding from Texas A&M University. Justin has spent years figuring out the nuts-and-bolts of successful organic farming in the humid South, concentrating mainly on sweet potatoes, strawberries, niche market ethnic crops and drought mitigation techniques. Justin formerly served as the Houston region director of the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and has strong rapport with organic farmers in Eastern Texas. He now works with the National Center for Appropriate Technology as a Sustainable Agriculture Specialist where he helps farmers around the country with their crop and pest issues and develops publications on sustainable agriculture topics.
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