Tomato Season – August 2021

homegrown with some fresh sour dough bread by Sarah

We hope you are enjoying the bounty of your garden (or someone else’s garden – and there are plenty of local options)! Summer is in full swing and if you time it right, you may be able to pick some of your produce in between summer “sprinkles.”

Ashtabula Grows! is gearing up for a fun few weeks of social – and internet – gathering. Our class schedule:

Thursday, August 19th – in the kitchen with Nancy Grotton

Thursday, August 26th – fermenting with Rose Geronimo at Harbor Gardens, in person

Thursday, September 16th – canning with Cathy at Harbor Gardens, in person

Thursday, September 23rd – Garden Tour with Rose Geronimo in Cherry Valley! (she mentioned a hay ride, too)

Other area happenings:

Check out the local farmers’ markets here – local markets are happening on Friday-Saturday-Sunday

Reeds and Roots – one day skill share – September 4th! This will be held at the Blakeslee Cabin

in Ashtabula

Many of our friends will be teaching…a not-to-miss free event with a great line-up of classes including: Wild Mushroom ID – Beginning Hand Spinning – Intro to Fly Tying: Tying Your First Fly – How to Make Salves, Ointments, and Balms – Uncle Mud Presents: Building with Local Natural Materials – Mythical Mushrooms: The Legends and Lore from the Forest Floor – Night Skies – Using Herbs and Plants from Your Yard – The Minimalist Nomadic Lifestyle – Present Minded Conveyer of Emotion Through Movement – Urban Permaculture: Fitting the Most in Small Spaces – Minimal Waste Cooking – Making Cordage With Plant Fibers – Useful Trees, Shrubs, and Vines – Moving Heavy Things

Harbor Gardens 1022 Bridge Street – Ashtabula, OH

will be hosting several classes – soft opening this Friday when Sarah Brower will be taking us on a world pepper tour that will include some tasty taste testing and you will learn to make a homemade ristra! To sign up for this class – click here.

Sharing with the Monarchs

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