Demonstration and Tour
Co-sponsored by FRESHFARM Markets
Zach Lester and Georgia O’Neal of Tree & Leaf Farm in Purcellville, VA, will demonstrate the process of preparing seed for saving. They will be harvesting heirloom tomatoes, eggplant and cucumbers from the USBG terrace garden, teaching the importance of heirloom seeds and discussing the heirloom varieties they saved and sowed for the garden at USBG. They will also create an Heirloom Seed Saving mural/poster as a collective. After the demo, participants are invited to visit the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market on 8th Street, NW, between D and E Streets, NW.
Date: Thursday, August 14
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Conservatory Classroom
FREE: Pre-registration Required