October Garden & Food Events!
TODAY!!! OCT 1 – SOL Food Festival at Plaza de Vera Cruz. I’ll be speaking 11:15 to 11:45 on October Veggie Planting, and tablesitting at Food Not Lawns Space 70 Noon to 2 PM! See you there! It is a one day community created festival to raise awareness of the Sustainable, Organic, and Local food systems of Santa Barbara County. We celebrate local farmers, engage in workshops and discussions, and enjoy local food, wine, and beer! It’s across the street from the Saturday Farmer’s Market, make it a 2 in 1 trip!
Santa Barbara Home & Garden Expo October 1 & 2 Earl Warren Showgrounds
October 7-9 25th Annual California Avocado Festival Carpinteria, California
The Avocado Festival has evolved into one of the largest festivals in California with three days of fabulous food, terrific music, and great safe family fun.
Oct 8 Master Gardener Cerena Childress at La Sumida Nursery 10 AM! FREE!
All About Your Winter Veggies! What to plant when, special tips for great production! 165 South Patterson Av Another 2 in 1 trip! Get some great info and some perfectly timed transplants, plus supplies, tools, seeds!
SANTA BARBARA Master Gardener Application is now available for the 2012 Program! The classes start in February and end late June. Highly recommended!
Oct 10 The Center for Sustainability at SBCC will be hosting a talk by Dave Jacke, author of “Edible Forest Gardens”, the foremost food forest garden expert, as a fundraiser for Mesa Harmony Gardens. Please encourage people to attend this event!
Fairview Gardens, Urban Homesteading Sign up in advance October 22 Composting and Worm Bins 9 am to 5 pm $85
Volunteers needed at NEW Trinity Lutheran Community Garden!
- Sat., Oct. 22nd, 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m., project manager Adam Graham has organized a second site preparation work day
- Mon., Oct. 31st, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Adam will oversee trenching and initial irrigation installation
- Sun., Nov. 6th, 11:45, we’re inviting the community to a ground-breaking and dedication ceremony, followed by a healthy lunch, served from our certified kitchen in Trinity’s fellowship hall, very near the garden (RSVP to Judy Sims, Chair Community Garden Committee for Trinity Gardens firstname.lastname@example.org
805-637-3201 Requested for lunch).