Urban Homesteading: Growing Your Own Food (Spring)

Want to build your own home Spring garden but don’t know where to start? Asking the right questions can make all the difference. Come learn the basic design principles that go into building a cost-efficient, fun, and productive garden. Begin learning about important decisions such as bed location, bed construction, plant varieties, planting timing, and costs involved. Walk away with the problem solving skills to get your garden built in time for the oncoming Fall.

Instructor: Tom Garcia-Prats is the co-founder of Small Places and Finca Tres Robles. He has spent the majority of his last eight years working on farms throughout the U.S. and Central America developing a passion for farming and a desire to expand and share on his experience and knowledge. Being a Houston native, he feels strongly about farming in his home town, bringing attention to the need and value of agriculture in the Houston area and focusing on how we can creatively address food access issues throughout our city.

NOTE: This class is hosted at Finca Tres Robles urban farm located at 257 N Greenwood St, Houston, TX 77011. Please email classes@smallplaces.org with any questions.

Weather Cancellation Policy: Classes may be cancelled by Finca Tres Robles in the case of severe weather; however classes will not automatically be cancelled due to rain. Please stay in contact with farm staff if concerned about weather. Classes will be rescheduled as necessary.

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