april, 2019

06apr9:00 AM1:00 PMShare the Harvest Spring Celebration and Irrigation Workshop

Event Details

Flyer at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/cook/downloads/78731.pdf

Please join the U of I Extension Cook Co. Local Foods and Small Farms and Grace Seeds Ministry’s growing partners at their Share the Harvest Spring Celebration.

Saturday April 6, 2019 at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn, 10400 S Kostner Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453.


9-9:15 Registration/Resource Tables/Gathering Activity

9:15 Welcome/Introductions/Worship-Blessing the Season

9:45 Learning Opportunity – Water Challenges/Solutions in a Changing Climate. We will discuss rain water catchment/conservation, water safety/quality, tools used to monitor and identify rainfall patterns, and how you can use season extension structures to mitigate the effect of unpredictably heavy rains.

10:30 Break

10:45 Learning Opportunity – How to select and set up the right irrigation system for your raised bed gardens. You’ll be able to see different methods and tools that you can use to maximize efficiency for your garden design.

12:00 Season Update

12:15 Complimentary Lunch/Explore Resource Tables

1:00 Program Conclusion

We are looking forward to providing our growing partners, and all who attend, with critical education that will make all of us wiser about proper irrigation and water management. All are welcome to join us for this FREE program. There is room at the table for everyone.

Please register at go.illinois.edu/waterworkshop

If you prefer to register via phone, please call Linda Wygant at Grace Seeds Ministry 773-495-7865.

Rev. Linda Wygant

Grace Seeds Ministry




(Saturday) 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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