While it snows outside, it’s time to start thinking about spring!

Windy City Harvest is offering a series of monthly short courses on organic vegetable production starting in January 2010.

Workshop Topics & Dates:

*Crop Planning* January 23
*Seed Starting* February 27
*Season Extension* March 27
*Window-box or Container Gardens* April 24
*Building Healthy Soil* May 22
*Organic Pest Control* June 26
*Harvest Techniques* July 24
*Cover Cropping* August 28
*Seed-Starting: Cool-Season Crop Planning* September 25
*Season-Extension* *Techniques* October 23
*Troubleshooting Cool-Season Production *November 27
*Fruit Tree Pruning* December

All workshops are held Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon in the greenhouse classroom at the Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue. The cost is $39 each. All materials and handouts are provided. Workshops are taught by Chicago Botanic Garden and Windy City Harvest staff.

You can download registration form here.