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CitrusFest this Saturday, orange you glad?

///CitrusFest this Saturday, orange you glad?

CitrusFest this Saturday, orange you glad?

FARMERS MARKET AT EASTSIDE ST.

Don’t miss our annual CitrusFest this Saturday to sample local citrus varieties and get tree growing advice from Dr. Bob Randall, our resident tree expert. Stop by our tasting table and enjoy citrus and other fruits that are growing locally. We want to you fall in love with a variety and take it home at our annual fruit tree sale on Jan.13.

2018
FRUIT TREE SALE

Varieties and prices now available for Jan. 13 sale! Some of this year’s new fruit tree additions include Coffee (yes, your very own coffee tree), Chocolate Persimmon, Heirloom Olympian Fig (as big as a tangerine!) and more! See the complete list. Take advantage of our pre-order and curbside service. Click here for more info.

FARMERS MARKET AT CITY HALL

Give the gift of local beeswax from Gulf Coast Honey Bee Farms. These candles burn for hours and are 100% natural, hypoallergenic and nontoxic. They also have local honey in assorted sizes for all of your holiday needs. Their products great stocking stuffers, and best of all, will support local bees and farmers!

COMMUNITY GARDENS

Free Info-Session next Wed., Dec. 20. This info-session, How to Start a Community or School Garden, will take you through the process of building community, setting goals and exploring funding options, helping to ensure your garden’s sustainability. This is a FREE one hour event, from 11:30am-12:30pm. For more info, or to register, click here.

YOUTH EDUCATION

Orange you glad it’s citrus time? Citrus is ideal for school gardens because they are low maintenance and have a bountiful harvest during the late fall and early winter. Consider a fruit tree for your school campus from our Annual Fruit Tree Sale on Sat., Jan. 13. See our class schedule to learn how to plant and care for trees so they will be fruitful for many years to come.

GARDEN CLASSES

Learn to Grow Organic Fruits & Vegetables
> Thur. Jan.18 (10 classes thru 5/18)
Growing Organic Vegetables Series
> Sat. Jan. 20
Fruit Tree Care/Planting
> Sat. Feb. 10
Fruit Tree Training & Pruning
> Sat. Jan. 21
Sustainable Living Thru Permaculture

See Classes Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS & NEWS

Dec. 17: Top Chef Jr. Casting Call, Four Seasons Hotel, 10am-5pm
Dec. 20: Final 2017 market at City Hall Farmers Market, 11am-1:30pm
Ongoing: TOFGA-Farm Aid Family Farm Disaster Relief Fund
ASAP: Full time Gardener, McGovern Centennial Gardens, more details.

2017-12-08T07:51:38+00:00December 8th, 2017|Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

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