Upcoming Events & Classes

CSA Day!

02/28/2020

This is a free event! Please register to let us know that you're coming.
Friday, February 28th from 6:00 -7:00 pm
Help us kick off our 2020 season and learn about this year's CSA program on National CSA Day. It's the most popular day of the year to sign up for a CSA farm membership. CSA farmers across the country (including us!) need your support now for a successful harvest this year. Farmer Justin will explain how the program works and answer any questions you may have. Whether you are a seasoned CSA member or not quite sure what a CSA is you won't want to miss this event. Light refreshments will be provided!
To learn more about our CSA make sure to visit our CSA info page!

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Rose Care 101

03/07/2020

This is a free event! Please register so we know you're coming! Saturday March 7, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm New to roses, or have never grown any because you've heard they're just too much trouble? Then this introductory class is just for you! We’ll go over the different rose types, pruning techniques for each type, selection, planting, cutting and care- everything you need to know to successfully grow prize beautiful Roses. *Registration for this class will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

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Backyard Berry Care

03/14/2020

This is a free event! Please register so we know you're coming! Saturday March 14, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Learn the basics of backyard berry care with Farmer Justin. This will include site preparation, planting layout, pruning, trellising, and common pest and disease issues. The focus will be on small fruit: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. *Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

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Mason Bees with Master Gardener Ron Spendel

03/21/2020

Saturday March 21, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Looking to get the maximum yield out of our fruiting trees and berries? Learn how easy it is to establish and maintain a backyard mason bee colony. Master gardener Ron Spendel will discuss biology, behavior and natural history of the mason bees. *Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

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Grafting Fruit Trees

03/22/2020

Sunday March 22, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Join us as Tonia Lordy of the Home Orchard Society guides workshop participants through the art of fruit tree grafting. Not only will you learn how to graft, but you will leave class with an apple tree that you grafted yourself! Care for your newly grafted tree will be discussed. *Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.  

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Kid's Stepping Stones

03/24/2020

Tuesday March 24, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Get creative with your child and join us to make handmade garden stepping stones! Kids of all ages will love the excuse to get their hands dirty and create a unique piece of art. Stepping stones make fantastic mother and father’s day gifts, and add a personalized touch to any garden for years to come. Open to all ages! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Price of admission includes all materials required for 1 stepping stone, adults accompanying children are not required to pay unless they wish to make their own stepping stone. *Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

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So you want to start a garden Part 1

03/25/2020

Wednesday March 25th and Wednesday April 1st, 5:30 - 6:30 pm Registration fee of $45 includes both Part 1 and Part 2.  Want to learn about gardening but not sure where to begin? Come to the first of our 'Wine Wednesday' evening classes for an informal gathering of like-minded, would-be gardeners such as yourself. In addition to wine and snacks, we'll start you on your path to the garden of your dreams (or at least address some of the garden nightmares you may currently be experiencing). This is a two part class. Part 1 will identify where you are in your journey, and give you the tools to asses your garden's situation. Part 2 (April 1st) will address the individual issues with your garden, recommend corrections, next steps, etc.. This class will be casual, fun, and informative. Over 21 only please. *Registration for this event will close March. 24th. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.  

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Kid's Seed Starting

03/26/2020

Thursday March 26, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Get the kids excited about gardening during spring break! In this class they will plant their own veggie seeds, make plant ID markers, and learn how to care for and transplant their veggie starts when the time comes. Kids love to watch their seeds sprout and grow!  This class is best suited for children ages 4-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Price of admission includes all materials for one seed tray, adults accompanying children are not required to pay unless they wish to make their own. *Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

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Meet Your Farmer Farm Tour

03/28/2020

This is a free event! Please register to let us know that you're coming.
Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 -2:30 pm
Blooming Junction invites you to meet Farmer Justin and learn how we grow your food. Justin will take you on a short farm tour and answer any questions that you may have about our farming practices, Blooming Junction’s CSA offering, 2020 planting plans, and more.
To learn more about our CSA make sure to visit our CSA info page!

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Make Your Own Kombucha

04/11/2020

Saturday, April 11, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Kombucha is a fermented beverage dating back almost 3,000 years and has been used in many cultures as a beneficial drink for digestion, inflammation, immune function, and countless other uses. Come learn the ins and outs of brewing this bubbly probiotic drink at home from fermentation master and owner of Oregonic Tonic Kombucha Dave McGee. Learn more about Dave and Oregonic Tonic at oregonictonic.com. Bottled Oregonic Tonic kombucha is also available for purchase in our natural foods store. Each person will take home their own kombucha home brew starter kit including including scoby and starter inoculant. *Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation in minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

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