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September 2019

Leaves Make Great Tomatoes: Home Composting

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm, 3445 Atando Road
Concord, NC 28025 United States
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9/9/2019 If there is such a thing as a magic substance, compost is that thing. It loosens clay soil, builds up sandy soils, helps soils drain better, or helps soils hold more moisture. And if you're growing tomatoes, it just can't be beat! We'll cover how composting works, what kinds of bins to use, and how to add compost to your garden. Classes held at Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm Monday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm $25 total fee #92243 For…

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October 2019

An Apple a Day: Fruit Plants for a Healthy Family

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm, 3445 Atando Road
Concord, NC 28025 United States
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10/14/2019 It's really easy to add fruit plants to your garden or home landscape. Not only is fruit good for you, fruit plants can have beautiful spring flowers, great fruit, and good fall color. Join us for the basics of adding fruit to your garden! Classes held at Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm Monday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm $25 total fee #92244 For more info, contact Sherie Neely at 704-216-3545. Registration Details Online registration and payment is available. Navigate to…

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Medicinal Herb Symposium

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Campus, 1531 Trinity Church Rd.
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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10/18/19 - 10/19/19 Herbal Medicine is the oldest form of medicine known to mankind. Whether you are new to herbal medicine or a bit more seasoned, everyone will learn the benefits of medicinal herbs and how to use them in everyday life. In this symposium, you will learn to create your own herbal products including syrups, balms, muscle rubs, bath products and more. The products you create will be yours to take! This symposium will be taught by Thomas McGowian,…

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Grow Your Own Mushrooms

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm, 3445 Atando Road
Concord, NC 28025 United States
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The demand for fresh shiitake and oyster mushrooms has grown rapidly with the meaty shiitake now the second most popular mushroom in the world. Whether you are interested in growing mushrooms for their exceptional taste, their nutritious value, or their commercial potential, this class will get you started. Learn what tools and wood you will need; how to prepare, inoculate, seal and store the logs; when to harvest and how to store or preserve the resulting mushroom crops. Each participant…

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