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Food Growers Network Event

Seed Starting 101

everyone deserves fresh produce

Seed Starting 101

Inject some Spring optimism into the dreary winter days and take control of the quality of your seedlings by starting them in your own home. Learn the different methods, timing and equipment needed to prepare your own seedlings.  Join us and hear from our experts, what works best in this climate as well as common issues affecting the DuPage area.  Crack open that seed catalog and let's get planting!

Presenter, Ellen Kamps has been farming in the Midwest for over 5 years and was 1/2 of Foxtrot Organic Farm located in Wayne, Illinois. In 2019 she traveled to Germany to study Bavarian value-added production, to Italy to study viticulture and oenology, and to Switzerland to consult on an organic vegetable farm in the Alpine valley. As a full-time consultant, she helps food & bev start-ups with business development, and helps NGOs, NFPs, and School Districts refine their communication strategies. She is currently studying international agriculture and economics with the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program, and teaches within the Horticulture Department at College of DuPage.

January 28, 2020 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
West Chicago Resource Center
103 W Washington St
West Chicago, IL 60185
United States
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The GardenWorks Project · · 630-791-3033

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