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Cover Cropping Workshop

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Cover Cropping Workshop

Time: September 9, 2015 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: City Beet Farm
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Event Neighbourhood and Type: vancouver, urban, farming/gardening
Organized By: Karly Pinch
Latest Activity: Sep 9, 2015

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Event Description

Cover cropping is a key practice in Organic and sustainable agriculture. When utilized effectively cover cropping can be a means of building soil and fertility, managing water, preventing erosion, breaking disease and pest cycles, reversing the effects of compaction, encouraging beneficial insects and pollinators, and adding to the aesthetic value of a farm or garden.
Come learn about the basics of cover cropping your small or large fields and garden beds with Jacob Slosberg of Osborne Seed Company and Boldly Grown Farm. We'll focus on the when, the what, and the how of getting must of out of your cover crops including variety selection, seeding rates, scheduling, techniques.

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