Edible Gardening Group

This group is for novice and experienced gardeners who are interested in learning more about growing their own food. We talk about basic seasonal growing activities and there will be additional focused topic meetings throughout the year. The group will have opportunities for hands on learning such as sowing seeds etc. as well as interactive discussions. If you wish to join this group, please email Jim Farr.

Please note: EGG is updating our email list, if you are interested in being on it either sign up for an event or contact us.

Edible Gardening Work Shop - Preserving the Harvest

Saturday, Jan 20, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Eden Garden, 1660 Freisman Rd, Livermore

at the barn behind Crosswinds Church

The Edible Garden Group (EGG) will be meeting from 1-4 pm on Saturday, January 20 at the Barn in Eden Gardens behind the Crosswinds Church in Livermore. The topic will be fast and easy methods of preserving the harvests from our gardens. Whether you are experienced at food preservation or have never done it before, these techniques will make preserving fruits and vegetables fast and easy, requiring less time and effort. Subjects will include atmospheric steam canning, freezer jams, and dehydration among other subjects. These techniques will allow us to make the most from our 2018 edible harvests.

Signup at the monthly LAVGC meeting or RSVP Jim Farr. See the LAVGC Yearbook for Jim's additional contact information.

For information, please contact Jim Farr. Or signup at the meeting. See the LAVGC Yearbook for Jim's additional contact information.

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Garden Club year 2017-2018

  • September 2017 Planting a Winter Vegetable Garden
  • October Seed Saving Basics
  • November Gifts from the Garden
  • December No meeting
  • January 2018 Preserving the Harvest

Garden Club year 2016-2017

  • September 2016 No meeting
  • October Winter Cover Crops
  • November Unusual Tools
  • December No meeting
  • January 2017 Wild Ferments
  • February Citrus School
  • March Rare Fruit Growers
  • April No meeting
  • May Spring Meeting
  • June No meeting

Garden Club year 2015-2016

  • September 2015 Seed Saving
  • October Planning a Winter Garden
  • November Preserving Food
  • December No meeting
  • January 2016 Seed starting and plant propagation
  • February Fermentation
  • March No meeting
  • April Planning and Planting Your Spring Vegetable Garden
  • May Field Trip - Rodger's Ranch Heritage Center
  • June No meeting

Garden Club year 2014-2015

  • September 2014 Propagation Workshop
  • October Growing Lavender
  • November No Fuss Fruit Trees
  • December No meeting
  • January 2015 Growing International Greens
  • February Sustainable Gardening Practices
  • March Composting - some new things to think about
  • April No meeting - Plant sale month
  • May Bio-intensive planting
  • June Food Security and Urban Agriculture

Garden Club year 2013-2014

  • September 2013 Tomato Tasting
  • October Seed Saving. Squash
  • November Growing onions and garlic
  • December No meeting
  • January 2014 Irrigation
  • February Asparagus
  • March Irrigation and Water saving Techniques
  • April No meeting - Plant sale month
  • May No meeting
  • June Pests and Diseases
  • July Berry pruning

Garden Club year 2011-2012

  • October we had a wonderful time visiting Wente Garden > > Pictures
  • November we had a workshop on composting, including worm bins and cover crops. > > More.
  • February Seed Starting: Notes
  • April Growing potatoes, carrots and beets. View our pictures from our April work shop on growing potatoes and a discussion of the best way to grow carrots and beets.
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