From Sprout to Table, Seed to Supper, Classes Demystify Vegetable Gardening

Help others or learn to grow your own food during a six session Seed to Supper course offered by the Jackson County Master Gardener Association. The program highlights practical, low-cost gardening techniques for building, planning, planting, maintaining, and harvesting a successful vegetable garden. It doesn’t matter if you live in an apartment or on acreage, everyone can learn something from this course.  Add more vegetables to your diet and decrease your grocery budget by planting your own garden.

Who:  Adults who want to learn about growing their own fruits and vegetables

What: Seed to Supper is a comprehensive beginning vegetable gardening course designed for adults on a budget.  It is a program designed by the Oregon Food Bank and the Oregon State University Extension Service.

Where:   Classes open to the public will be held at the OSU Extension Service located at 569 Hanley Road, in Central Point.

When:   March 15 – April 19, each Wednesdays, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Why:   Home vegetable gardening continues to grow. It is a great way to stretch a limited meal budget during tough economic times. Many prefer the taste of produce straight from the garden and enjoy sharing their bounty.

Course topics:

  • Garden planning
  • Garden site and soil development
  • Planting a garden
  • Container gardening
  • Caring for a growing garden
  • Harvesting and using garden bounty

To register for the 6-session Seed to Supper Class, call Jackie or Sheila at the OSU Extension, (541) 776-7371.