Kitchen Gardening Past and Present - Health benefits of food grown in your own garden

July 16, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The final workshop in the Kitchen Gardening Past and Present series will by on Saturday, July 16 and will focus on the health benefits of food grown in your own garden. Master Gardener Kathleen Barnes will lead. Barnes is the author of "RX from the Garden: 101 Food Cures You Can Easily Grow".

"We're celebrating the Sesquicentennial by preserving the knowledge of how to grow and use foods from your garden," said Jeannie Falknor, EMGV President.

The kitchen gardening series is part of the EMGV mission to bring gardening education to the public and the first of many workshops that the Master Gardeners will hold at the Gardens of Silvermont. 

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department, numerous local businesses and individuals joined together with the EMGV to contribute services, materials and labor to create the Gardens of Silvermont.

The Transylvania County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers is a community service organization dedicated to putting knowledge to work through gardening education.

For more information call the Cooperative Extension at 884-3109.



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