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July 2019

Lunch & Learn: Manage Your Garden Pests

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join us for a Lunch & Learn two Wednesdays a month at Convivium. This week’s garden topic: Manage Your Garden Pests. Squash vine borer killing your zucchini? Cabbage worms putting holes in your kale? Join Farm Manager, A.J. to for an introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and take away some interesting and effective techniques to control pests in your garden this year. This event is free, no registration required.

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August 2019

Protect Our Environment – Kids Camp August

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$8

Everything we use comes from somewhere, but when we are done with it, where does it go? Do you know how plastic is made or what it is made from? Do you know that everything we use comes from the Earth - but what happens to the Earth in order for us to use all of its resources the way we do? And – do you REALLY know what happens to things after we throw them AWAY? This camp will…

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Seed to Plate Hydroponics Summer Camp

August 7 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 10:30 am
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$80

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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Lunch & Learn: Guerilla Gardening

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Join us for a Lunch & Learn two Wednesdays a month at Convivium. This week’s garden topic: Guerilla Gardening. Though it sounds radical, guerilla gardening’s objective is simple: transform unused lands into gardens. Come learn how people all over are using shovels, compost, plants, bulbs, and seed bombs in an attempt to bring their communities back to life. You can even make a seed bomb of your own to take home! No registration required.

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