AVOIDING LEAD EXPOSURE FROM GARDENING
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2013
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave at Lawton Street, San Francisco
Cost: $5 (Sponsored by the SF Department of Public Health)
Human and childhood exposure to lead is a well-documented and preventable environmental health problem. In the context of urban gardens, exposure to lead is most likely to come from contaminated soil. In this accessible and practical 2-hour class you will learn how to reduce the health risks for you and your family from exposure to lead through from urban gardening. (Image: BayCitizen)
You will learn:
- How and why lead exposure occurs in soil
- Best practices to reduce the risk of lead exposure through gardening
- How to assess the risk of lead exposure to you and your family
- How to have your soil tested for lead
- How to remediate lead paint and soil hazards
This class is sponsored by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
We offer weekly organic gardening classes in our teaching garden.
Since 1990 we've taught San Francisco to garden sustainably.
Get your hands dirty with us!
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