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Garden for the Environment: Grow Your Own Food in August
August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to grow food in SF’s “second summer,” how to extend your harvest, and what to plant for fall and winter.
In August, you’ll learn how to take advantage of San Francisco’s “second summer,” tips for extending your harvest, and what crops to plant now in order to harvest vegetables throughout the winter.
NOTE: Your well-being while at GFE at this time is of paramount concern. Due to COVID19 guidelines mandated by the city of San Francisco and the state of California, all participants are required to wear a mask (not supplied by GFE), brring your own gloves, and maintain a six-foot physical distance from all other participants, including course instructors and GFE staff. You will be asked to complete a health self-assessment and sign a liability waiver upon arrival. If you are unwilling or unable to adhere to the above guidelines, or develop COVID19 symptoms on or before the day of the workshop (fever, chills, repeated shaking / shivering, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, feeling unusually weak or fatigued, new loss of taste or smell, muscle pain, headache, runny or congested nose, or diarrhea), please do not sign up, or cancel your registration if needed. GFE reserves the right to deny class participation if any of the above guidelines are not followed.
The class is limited to eight registrants to comply with San Francisco’s Health Directive overseeing Small Outdoor Gatherings, which restricts such gatherings to 12 people (for this event, this is eight students, two teachers, and two GFE staff). For more information on this Directive, please visit https://www.sfdph.org/dph/alerts/files/Directive-2020-19-SmallOutdoorGatherings.pdf
No walk-up registration permitted for this course.
Instructor Carey Craddock, our expert instructor, is a horticulturalist who has been gardening and teaching others to garden in San Francisco since 1997. Carey will go over everything you need to know about getting a bountiful return on your efforts in your vegetable garden and take you on a full tour of our garden!