Community Teaching Garden Workshop: Canning Fruit, Jam

This workshop will focus on canning fruits — hot pack vs. cold pack — including apple pie filling, jam, etc., with an emphasis on preparation and processing. To maximize nutrient content, proper and safe techniques will be emphasized. Please do… Continue Reading

Community Teaching Garden Workshop: 4-Season Gardening

This workshop will focus on organic gardening principles for the year-round gardener, including cover cropping. Gerry Long, along with his wife Margaret and son Ian, owns and operates Good Work Organic Farm, specializing in garlic and in early spring and… Continue Reading


Community Teaching Garden’s Spring, Summer Workshops

The Shasta College Community Teaching Garden offers these four workshops, starting Saturday. Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to noon Community Teaching Garden, Shasta College Main Campus This workshop will be a tour of the immediate… Continue Reading

Valley Oak Magazine – Sustainability in the Inland California Valley Bioregion, with David Grau

I first met and wrote about David Grau in the spring of 2009, at the end of his first winter of the Chico Organic Gardening Class Series, organized by David and held at the Chico Grange. Now headed into the… Continue Reading