Category: Workshops


FARMER TRAINING GRADUATION PARTY
Open to Growing Club Members, CSA Members, Past/Present Farmer Trainees, and Special Invitees
Friday, March 31 | 6pm to 9:30pm | Diamond Bar, CA

The Growing Club celebrates the graduation of our latest class of Farmer Trainees! As the seasons change and mature crops leave our fields, so do too our Farmer Trainees. We have nurtured their skills, hopes, and goals as best we could in the limited time we had with them, and now it is time for these Farmers to move on to myceliate their own community’s and grow their own farms. Join us as we celebrate their achievements, share stories, reminiscence of days gone by.

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COFFEE, COMPOST, AND CONVERSATION
A Monthly Free Potluck Event
Co-hosted by 3Coffee LA
Saturday, March 11 | 10am to 1pm | Pomona, CA

Join us for a fun potluck brunch every 2nd Saturday of the month. This month’s event is hosted at The Growing Commons. 3CoffeeLA brews up some delicious LA roasted fresh coffee and we sit down for a delicious potluck brunch with all our guests (please bring a dish to share!). Attendees are also required to bring something to COMPOST as part of our compost demonstration led by Sarvodaya Farm’s Compost Queen Lynn Fang. Every month, we also choose a “theme” to stimulate conversation and community building.

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COFFEE, COMPOST, AND CONVERSATION
A Monthly Free Potluck Event
Co-hosted by 3Coffee LA
Saturday, February 11 | 10am to 1pm | Pomona, CA

Join us for a fun potluck brunch every 2nd Saturday of the month. This month’s event is hosted at The Growing Commons. 3CoffeeLA brews up some delicious LA roasted fresh coffee and we sit down for a delicious potluck brunch with all our guests (please bring a dish to share!). Attendees are also required to bring something to COMPOST as part of our compost demonstration led by Sarvodaya Farm’s Compost Queen Lynn Fang. Every month, we also choose a “theme” to stimulate conversation and community building.

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COFFEE, COMPOST, AND CONVERSATION
A Monthly Free Potluck Event at The Growing Commons
Co-hosted by 3Coffee LA
Saturday, January 14 | 10am to 1pm | Pomona, CA

Join us for a fun potluck brunch every 2nd Saturday of the month. This month’s event is hosted at The Growing Commons. 3CoffeeLA brews up some delicious LA roasted fresh coffee and we sit down for a delicious potluck brunch with all our guests (please bring a dish to share!). Attendees are also required to bring something to COMPOST as part of our compost demonstration led by Sarvodaya Farm’s Compost Queen Lynn Fang. Every month, we also choose a “theme” to stimulate conversation and community building.

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COFFEE, COMPOST, AND CONVERSATION
A Monthly Free Potluck Event at The Growing Commons
Co-hosted by 3Coffee LA
Saturday, October 8 | 10am to 1pm | Claremont, CA

Join us for a fun potluck brunch every 2nd Saturday of the month. This month’s event is hosted at The Growing Commons. 3CoffeeLA brews up some delicious LA roasted fresh coffee and we sit down for a delicious potluck brunch with all our guests (please bring a dish to share!). Attendees are also required to bring something to COMPOST as part of our compost demonstration led by Sarvodaya Farm’s Compost Queen Lynn Fang. Every month, we also choose a “theme” to stimulate conversation and community building.

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THE SOIL SOLUTION TO DROUGHT
at The Landscape & Water Conservation Festival
Saturday, October 29 | 10am to 11am | Montclair, CA

Instructor: Farmer Rishi Kumar
The California drought has many causes, but only one solution: we must restore our city’s water cycle by re-enriching our once fertile soils, allowing them to rehydrate our land. Learn how individuals and communities can make a difference by creating beautiful, dynamic gardens that revive the health of our urban soils, allow water to return to our dehydrated urban ecosystem, and grow food for people and wildlife.
Topics covered:
Soil Health | Water Cycles | Soil Improvement Methods | Home Gardening

Tickets: FREE

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The Growing Club and the Bionutrient Food Association present
HIGH BIONUTRIENT CROP PRODUCT with Dan Kittredge
Saturday & Sunday February 25 & 26 | Pomona, CA

Instructor: Dan Kitteredge
This two-day workshop is designed to teach the basic principles & practices of biological farming for higher quality crops — for better taste, pest & disease resilience, and shelf life, plus higher levels of nutrients beneficial to human health. Learn more and register at www.bionutrient.org/workshops

Topics covered: Interpreting soil tests | Mineral balancing and amendments | Strategies for soil health improvement | Biological seed inoculation | Conductivity, refractometers and brix | Nutrient drenches & foliar sprays

Tickets: General – $200

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COFFEE, COMPOST, AND CONVERSATION
A Monthly Free Potluck Event at Sarvodaya Farms
Special Guest Speaker from TreePeople
Co-hosted by 3Coffee LA
Saturday, August 13 | 10am to 1pm | Pomona, CA

Join us for a fun potluck brunch every 2nd Saturday of the month at Sarvodaya Farms. 3CoffeeLA brews up some delicious LA roasted fresh coffee and we sit down for a delicious potluck brunch with all our guests (please bring a dish to share!). Attendees are also required to bring something to COMPOST as part of our compost demonstration led by Sarvodaya Farm’s Compost Queen Lynn Fang. Every month, we also choose a “theme” to stimulate conversation and community building.

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July Workshop

THE GOOD DIRT – Composting at Home for Soil Health.Grow Your Own Veggies!
Saturday, July 23 | 9am to 3pm | Claremont, CA

Instructor: Farmer Lynn Fang
How can you save water, save money, do something good for the planet, and get good exercise all at the same time? COMPOSTING is the answer friends! Come learn how you can turn “trash” into black gold to grow food at home at this workshop. This workshop, taught by our Compost Queen Lynn Fang, will cover all aspects of composting at home from starting a compost pile, managing and turning a pile, and storing and using compost.
Topics covered: Soil Health | Hot Composting | Home Composting | Resource Conservation & Recovery | Drought Resilience

Tickets: General – $35 | Members | $10/$5/$0 | Scholarships Available

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COFFEE, COMPOST, AND CONVERSATION
A Monthly Free Potluck Event at Sarvodaya Farms
Co-hosted by 3Coffee LA
Saturday, July 9 | 10am to 1pm | Pomona, CA

Join us for a fun potluck brunch every 2nd Saturday of the month at Sarvodaya Farms. 3CoffeeLA brews up some delicious LA roasted fresh coffee and we sit down for a delicious potluck brunch with all our guests (please bring a dish to share!). Attendees are also required to bring something to COMPOST as part of our compost demonstration led by Sarvodaya Farm’s Compost Queen Lynn Fang. Every month, we also choose a “theme” to stimulate conversation and community building.