Abundant Variety at Unity!

Abundant Variety at Unity! 
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Unity Elementary School’s greenhouses are looking better than ever! Our school’s Builders Club members, a community service club sponsored by Claremont Kiwanis, have been growing multiple varieties of vegetables, perennials, and annuals. Some of our tomatoes, peppers, and green beans have grown 20 inches tall! – Jennifer Thompson, Teacher, Unity Elementary School, Unity, NH

Season-Extending Techniques for Your School Gardens

Season-Extending Techniques for Your School Gardens
Are you the lone garden volunteer at your school through the summer months? Is your school empty over summer break? Consider only growing during the school year, by using season-extending techniques like row covers and cold frames, or growing crops and flowers better suited to the “shoulder season” (spring and fall). Join Upper Valley Farm to School on a field trip to the Sullivan County Department of Natural Resources in Unity, New Hampshire. Department staff, Lionel Chute and Phylicia Schwartz will tour us through the Conservation District’s Community Garden, Demonstartion pollinator garden, and experimental high tunnels to discuss focusing school gardens to be most active in the spring and fall.

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 4-6:30 PM
Location: Sullivan County Complex, 95 County Farm Road, Unity, NH
Registration: http://bit.ly/1WfBcS2
Fee: FREE!