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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, November 2, 2015

From the Grounds UP Garden Workshop Series

Join Oscar Carmona, owner of Healing Grounds Nursery and local
gardening expert with more than 30 years experience, for three great
Fall Gardening Workshops at the Center for Urban Agriculture at
Fairview Gardens.

• Saturday, October 17, 3-4 PM Worm Composting and Compost Tea Systems
Turn your kitchen scraps into black gold. Learn to successfully start, maintain, and utilize a
worm composting system. We will cover how to make your own bin and compost tea.
(Worms and composting kits will be available for purchase.) $15 entrance fee
• Saturday, October 24, 3-4 PM Fall and Winter Gardening Strategies
Santa Barbara has a year round growing season. Learn what to plant this fall for an abundant
harvest. Learn basic organic and biodynamic gardening techniques. $15 entrance fee
• Saturday November 8, 3-4PM Soil Building and Maintenance
Building and maintaining healthy, fertile soil is the key to growing nutritious food!
Learn everything you need to know about soil as the cornerstone for successful home
gardening. $15 entrance fee
(A percentage of proceeds benefit the Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens)
Building and maintaining fertile soil conditions should be the cornerstone of a gardeners efforts to
grow successfully. I am excited to offer a Fall and Winter Gardening Workshop Series at Center for
Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens because they are equally committed to building healthy soils!
Tim Heuer, the new executive director, has made soil building the core of his initial efforts at Fairview! I
look forward to observing the transition back to a fertile, vital production productive operation at
Fairview Gardens!! Please join me at one of the upcoming workshops! Healing Grounds Nursery and
Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens are committed to healing people and the planet one
farm, one garden at a time!
All workshops will be offered at the
Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
598 North Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Healing Grounds seedlings, worms and worm bin kits, worm castings, compost, special-made potting soil,
organic fertilizer will be sold at the end of each workshop.
To reserve your space RSVP to Oscar Carmona at: healinggrounds@cox.net ; (805) 689-3044

Contact

To reserve your space RSVP to Oscar Carmona at: healinggrounds@cox.net ; (805) 689-3044

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