Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association

Caring for the Soil: Two Class Series at Farmshare Austin

03/06/2018 10:46 AM | Michelle Akindiya

Sunday, March 25th, 1 - 4 pm: Intro to Soil Science and Fertility Management

What exactly is soil? How does it supply nutrients to plants, and support life? How can we as farmers best care for the soil? This class will explore the incredible ecosystem that is soil. You will learn how to evaluate soil texture and what that can tell you and techniques for nurturing the soil biome and building fertility.

SUnday, April 6th, 1-4 pm: Soil Chemistry and Interpreting Soil Tests

Confused by all those abbreviations? Cations got you down? This class will take a look at what is happening on a molecular level in the soil and what that means for you. Learn how to take a proper soil test and how to make sense of the results. If you have soil test results—bring them!

Register at https://www.farmshareaustin.org/calendar-events


Each class is $25, but if that doesn't fit your budget, e-mail education@farmshareaustin.org for financial support.
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