Growing Natural Food in a Change Climate
Improving soils with growing practices, to assure a healthier future for all.
Hands on learning experiences, who, how, when, where, and why about food producing plants in a warming planet. Viewing examples by touring gardens, greenhouses, and permaculture gardens in the Hinsdale and Saco area. Expect to learn with hands in the soil, how to grow food in a change climate, understanding & caring for the microbes, creating resistant soils, plant selection, seed saving, water conservation, and growing healthier foods by working with nature. Crossing cores in agriculture, environment science, soil science, social studies, math, and history.
Monday-Tuesday, June 11-12, 2018
8:30 a.m.-Noon and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. daily
Hinsdale School Outdoor Classroom, 600 N Montana St.
Limit of 25
15 OPI renewal units OR 1 graduate credit through Montana State University-Northern. MSU-N will charge $150.00 for this credit which is paid at the workshop.
Participants will be responsible for travel, lodging, and meals.
$40.00 per participant if GTCC member / $100.00 per participant if not a GTCC member.
REGISTRATION IS CONFIRMED UPON RECEIPT OF PAYMENT ONLY. Registration and payment accepted online www.gtccmt.org, or mail to 1010 Oilfield Ave Shelby, MT 59474. If workshop is full before payment is received, you will be refunded. NO refunds after May 31, 2018.
Participants need to bring a wireless internet capable laptop or wireless device. Portions of this course will take place outside in gardens, please be prepared to be outside. Work clothes, hats for the sun, sunscreen, and bug protection, will be useful.