Are you looking for a speaker on a yard or garden topic for your organization or group? Contact Purdue Extension-Marion County.
If you are NEW to gardening, try the City Gardener Program. It is a series of evening classes for new or inexperienced urban gardeners. Come to one session or the whole series.
"From the Director's Chair" is an e-newsletter published every three to four weeks highlighting program happenings and staff updates from Purdue Extension-Marion County. Let us know if you want to be added to the distribution list!
Purdue Extension - Marion County will be providing a hands-on training for anyone who works with youth in a garden. Activities, Basic Gardening, Curriculum, and more are some of the things that will be covered.
Join us Thursday, May 26, in Indianapolis for a lunch and tour program to support beginning farmers and new urban farmers. The lunch discussion will focus on key farm tools for small, intensively managed acres while touring this urban farm that produces fresh, healthy foods using organic practices. Lunch will be followed by a tour of a thriving urban farm, South Circle Farm, led by farm owner Amy Matthews.
Marion County Master Gardener classes begin September 13, 2016. Registration forms will be available this summer.
Purdue Extension - Marion County is offering a new program to support beginning urban farmers, the Purdue Urban Farm Incubator.