Backstreet Farmers’ Club

The Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market is proud to present the Back Street Farmers’ Club for the 2019 Market Season. Our lessons will be geared toward youth from ages 7-13. Younger children are welcome with parental assistance and older youth may also enjoy our classes and are welcome.

The club will run from opening day on June 1, 2019 and will end on August 3, 2019 at our Big Green Event.

The course dates and descriptions are listed below.

6/1     All About Seeds                               * Dissect a seed, plant green beans

6/8     Why Do We Need Pollinators?      * Plant pollinating plants

6/15   Sturdy Stems                                   * Learn the function of stems & plant sunflower seeds

6/22    Photosynthesis                              * What is photosynthesis?

6/29    Composting with Worms             * Vermiculture

7/6       Meet the Herb Family                  * Learn about herbs, folklore and facts

7/13     Young Bee Keepers                     * Learn the importance of and how to keep bees

7/20     How Does Your Garden Grow?  *Soil fertility, nutrients, role of soil

7/27     From Seed to Seed                      * Pick green beans, pull plant and identify parts,

8/3       Growing and Going Green!         * Sustainability and stewardship

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