Introduction to Sustainable Home Food Production

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Introduction to Sustainable Home Food Production

Grow your garden knowledge this spring as we learn about different gardening techniques and walk through the garden with an expert!

When and where

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Gorman Heritage Farm, Soil and Stars Education Building 10020 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45241

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Refund Policy

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About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Have you ever considered growing your own food but lack a green thumb? Do you have dreams of suburban homesteading but don’t know where to start?

Join Jason Kamp, our market gardener, as he shares his knowledge of home food production in an indoor talk, and provides a guided tour of our very own raised beds, hoop house, and market garden.

Great for beginners, this class will cover the following:

  • Building raised beds
  • Creating healthy soil and site preparation (using yard waste you already have!)
  • When to plant which vegetables and how: planning your garden, timing, direct seeding vs. starts, crop selection, spacing, etc.
  • Edible landscaping and edible perennials
  • Garden tools, weed management, cover cropping, and more!

This informative class will also provide take home resources to help you grow your own healthy food right in your own backyard!


What does the cost of this program cover?

Your ticket to this program covers attendance at this two-hour long program that includes an indoor talk and an outdoor garden tour. You will also receive access to take-home information on gardening. Non-Member tickets also include the cost of admission to the farm for a day. Please note that because this program runs on a Sunday when the farm is closed to the public (except for private classes), this farm admission should be used on another day that the farm is open within the year of 2023.

What should I wear?

Dress in layers to be prepared to both sit inside for an hour and walk around outside (less than a mile on a hilly path) for an hour.


  • Programs run rain or shine. Dress for the weather if your program takes you outside!
  • No ticket refunds within 2 weeks of the program except in the case of Gorman Heritage Farm cancelling the program
  • If you are currently testing positive for COVID-19 or suspect you may be coming down with COVID or any other transmissible illness, we require you to stay home to help keep others healthy. Thank you for helping us to keep each other healthy and comfortable! We will consider refunds for COVID related illness on a case-by-case basis
  • Agritourism Warning: Under Ohio law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if that injury or death results from the inherent risks of that agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, but are not limited to. the risk of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals as well as the potential for you as a participant to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity.

By signing up and/or attending any of our programs, you are agreeing to the above policies.

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