Extending the Season with Greenhouses with Rene Michalak

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A series of workshops at the Common Ground Garden Project that is developing a publicly-accessible 4-season urban garden, fostering sustainable food security, connecting to the land, sharing seeds of knowledge, and growing an inclusive community.


Saturday, Oct 1 - 1pm to 3pm - Extending the Season with Greenhouses with Rene Michalak

In this workshop we'll cover the basics of season extension in Central Alberta including how to create basic micro-climates in your garden, designing and setting up temporary "hoophouses", geodesic dome greenhouses, and even how to find the 'holy grail' by building a "Deep Winter Greenhouse" to grow food year-round!

Rene is founder of the Canadian Food Garage project, a certified permaculture designer and instructor, renewable energy electrician, and an urban agriculture and rainwater harvesting enthusiast with over ten years experience growing food in Central Alberta. He's also Manager of the Common Ground Garden in Red Deer's Capstone Development a self-proclaimed garlic-guru, and initiator of Garlic City Market, Red Deer's garlic festival, founded in 2017.

October 1st, 2022 from  1:00 PM to  3:00 PM
5581 45 St
Red Deer, AB T4N 1L2
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