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March 2019

Complete Composting – Full

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$40

Join Convivium Urban Farmstead and Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency (DMASWA) in a project to measure and minimize food waste in Dubuque, Iowa. This project looks to quantify the impact of local, backyard composting which contributes to city-wide efforts of reducing waste and conserving natural resources. Our four week composting class, instructed by Convivium’s Farm Manager, A.J. Shultz, will teach you how to turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into fertile compost. As a participant, you will: gain…

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April 2019

Lunch & Learn – Garden!

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

This week’s GARDEN topic: Garden Terminology Whether it’s understanding the various philosophies of gardening  or knowing the differences between heirlooms, hybrids, cultivars, and varieties understanding the terminology of gardening is essential. This Lunch and Learn will shed some light on some of gardening’s most pertinent vocabulary. No need to register, session starts at 12 pm in front of the fireplace. Join us for a Lunch & Learn on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Convivium Urban Farmstead.…

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Potato Tower Workshop

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$15

Want to grow potatoes but don’t think you have the space, or just don’t want to break your back digging them up? Then Convivium’s Potato Tower Workshop is for you! Join Farm Manager, A.J., for this interactive workshop where you’ll learn all about potatoes, how to grow them, and some alternative growing methods. This class is very hands-on as you will be building the potato towers from start to finish, please dress accordingly. Space is limited - purchase tickets here.

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June 2019

Urban Farm & Food Camp

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$25

Connect your kids to the foods they eat through this fun, hands-on Urban Farm & Food Camp! Kids will learn how their food grows by exploring and harvesting from our nearby garden beds, they will feed and collect eggs from our backyard chickens, and learn to make a simple veggie frittata with the food they gather. This one-day camp is for kids ages 5 to 7, accompanied by an adult for the duration of the camp. $25 for one child…

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Seed to Plate Hydroponics Summer Camp

June 17 @ 8:30 am - June 19 @ 11:30 am
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$90

Where does your food come from? What does it go through to reach your table? How can you grow your own food, have fun doing it, and help improve the health of the planet? All of these questions will be answered in this engaging and hands on experience. This camp, hosted at Convivium Urban Farmstead, will allow students to experience new ways of looking at how food is grown and prepared. Students will be engaged in understanding what plants need…

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