Garden Fest 2014
October 2 at 5:30 pm
St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Rd in Duluth
It’s the year of the bean and we’re celebrating!
Join us for a helpful educational program and enjoy a sampling of many delicious dishes made from the vegetable of the year. Participants will receive a copy of this year’s Garden Fest Recipe Book and Resource Guide.
The program will include:
- Fall Garden Prep & Getting Ready for Next Year: soil testing, building garden fertility, managing insects and weeds, & composting basics by Robert Olen
- Creatively Preparing and Cooking Beans by Francois Medion, from the Duluth Grill
Selecting, Growing, Harvesting & Preserving Beans by Robert Olen, St. Louis County Horticulturist
Sampling Bean Dishes prepared by Francois and the St. Louis County Master Gardeners
This program is part of the St. Louis County Healthy Foods Initiative.
For more information call 218-733-2870 or click here for a registration form.
Our horticulture offerings include spring workshops on gardening and landscape materials, commercial workshops on greenhouse production, small fruit production, vegetable production and nursery production, applied research on vegetable and small fruit varieties, and family education projects on home gardening as a means of improving diets.
Tune in to KDAL 610 radio on Tuesday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 am to hear Bob Olen of Extension talk about what you need to know to make your garden successful. Listeners are encouraged to call in with their questions.
To see a list of available gardening publications, please go to our Books and Publications page.