Nothing is Impossible – The Winter Harvest Handbook

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Oct 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Bonfils-Stanton Lecture Series at Denver Botanic Gardens

Celebrated farming expert, Eliot Coleman, helped start the organic food movement with “The New Organic Grower” published 20 years ago. He continues to lead the way, pushing the limits of the harvest season. Coleman will share his innovative and highly successfully methods to raise crops throughout the coldest of winters. Discover how to grow produce of unparalleled freshness and quality in customized unheated or, in some cases, minimally heated, movable plastic greenhouses.

Coleman offers clear, concise details on greenhouse construction and maintenance, planting schedules, crop management, harvesting practices and even marketing methods. A passionate advocate for the revival of small-scale sustainable farming, Coleman provides a practical model for supplying fresh, locally grown produce during the winter season, even in climates where conventional wisdom says it can’t be done.

6 p.m. Social hour and tasting hosted by Slow Food Denver (included in price)

Menu – Potatoes, yams, root vegetables, beans, hearty greens, honey, hearty herbs all will come together to show the bounty that is still available to us to share the glorious tastes that is Colorado in the winter.

7 p.m. Program and lecture

8:30 p.m. Book signing by author

All lecture programs: $20 member, $25 non-member. Space is limited so register early!

* ticket price includes entry into the outdoor exhibition.

Slow Food Members are welcome to register for the discounted member price of $15, please click on reciprocal member price, no identification required.

Full details and registration can be found here:

http://catalog.botanicgardens.org/Selection.aspx?item=2171&sch=46132