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“Waking up the farm” Earth Day Celebration at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm

Monday, April 22, 2013

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Earth Day with events all day at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm.

  • 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Waking up the Farm – Grounding exercise
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Seed starting workshop - Join Farmer Yon for a hands-on beginner Seed Starting workshop. Learn great tips on how to start seeds, make your own germination mix , to recognize the symbol of seed as potential preservation of culture and genetic integrity, to recognize appropriate planting seasons for different crops and to successfully extend the planting season for a better chance at crop maturity. We will label, package and start seeds from our 2012 seed harvest. Free heirloom seeds and a NYC planting calendar will be distributed. Fresh herbal beverages, Wild Weed Salad and healthy snacks will be provided
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Craft a Wild Weed edible salad from spring herbs/weeds, vegetarian snacks
  • 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Farm cleanup, repainting farm signs, adding fresh compost to rows, rethatching the roof of the herbal apothecary. Vision circle (Ends with drums)
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Please bring a symbol of Earth for our visioning exercise


Hattie Carthan Herban Farm
49 Van Buren Street
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