Bedford 2020, Bedford Garden Club and Mt. Kisco Elementary School co-sponsored an event called VegOut. It took place at the Mt. Kisco Elementary School Community garden on Saturday, April 6, 2013. This was a hands-on event that featured a series of mini-workshops and enabled one-on-one conversations with local experts on vegetable gardening. The event was designed to provide an opportunity for beginners to seasoned growers to improve their gardening skills.
Sue Ostrofsky, Principal of MKES & Community Garden welcomes new visitors.
Early spring is the time to get yourself organized on what you need to know to tackle questions about designing, building and maintaining a garden, composting, health and nutrition benefits, pests, problems and diseases. It also encourages those interested to get involved in a local community garden such as CSA’s or similar community gardens.
Prepping for Workshops
Garden construction in progress.
Garden Design Landscaping.
Types of Soil.
Q & A: Pests, Problems, Diseases, The Hub Bub.
The VegOut event also celebrated the launch of Bedford 2020’s brand NEW online resource for growing, buying, eating and learning about local food. This is a fantastic digital platform site where one can get instant information for all those who are working towards creating and benefiting from a healthy, local, food supply in Westchester NY. Check it out here. http://bedford2020.org/vegout/
Being aware that sustainable efforts don’t stop with agriculture and farming. Your home is part of the bigger picture too. Energize Bedford will bring you comfort and savings for your home with a comprehensive home energy assessment. Sign up and make your house more efficient today. http://energizebedford.org/
Homeowner signs up for Assessment with Energize Bedford
We hope for another great growing season and can’t wait to enjoy those delicious morsels that will grow in a local garden this season. Happy gardening!
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