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"Community gardens are a fantastic way to promote healthy eating, build community awareness, and to educate adults and children alike about agricultural and environmental stewardship"
- Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
May is National Salad Month!
Great time to enjoy fresh, local produce!
The Plant Sale at Farmingdale State College is a MUST for all Long Island plant-lovers. Support local horticulture students & the wonderful Teaching Gardens by attending our 2015 event!
When: May 5th, 6th and 7th, 9 AM to 5 PM
Where: Horticulture Greenhouses Farmingdale State College campus N. entrance off Rt. 110 (across from Adventureland) Straight for 1000’, park in lot on left
What: Wide variety of flowering annuals in flats, pots & baskets. Many Farmingdale-grown veggies, herbs, perennials, tropicals & house plants. Lots of unusual varieties!!
Free Vegetable Gardening Workshops
Presented by: Heather Forest Ph.D. & Lawrence Foglia, MS.
Co-owners of Fox Hollow Farm and Founders of the Long Island Community Agriculture Network
Learn how to grow organic vegetables focusing on quality and quantity! Topics include soil enrichment, pest management, succession planting and garden design!
When & Where:
Thursday May 7th, 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library
407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11967
Saturday May 9th 2:00pm-3:30pm at the Central Islip Public Library
33 Hawthorne Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722
Tuesday May 26th 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Freeport Public Library
144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520
Wednesday May 27th 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Brentwood Public Library
34 Second Ave, Brentwood, NY 11717
To register, call the library site of the workshop you plan on attending. For more information contact Heather@Foxhollowfarm.com or Larry@Foxhollowfarm.com