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April 2019

Potato Tower Workshop – Full

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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May 2019

Lunch & Learn: Garden

May 15 @ 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: Small Space Gardening  Learn about a variety of techniques to make the most of your garden this year - no matter how small! From small containers in window sills to larger containers on patios, Convivium’s Farm Manager will teach you how to maximize production and answer all your questions about small garden spaces. No need to register, session starts at 12 pm in front of the fireplace. Join us for a Lunch & Learn on the…

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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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Complete Composting Class

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$15

Join Convivium’s Farm Manager, A.J. Shultz, for this three hour composting class and learn how to turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into fertile compost. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of composting through lecture/Q&A and hands-on demonstrations/exploration. Topics covered include: what’s happening in a compost pile, how to manage your compost bins, vermicomposting, and how to harvest and use your compost. Class fee: $15. Purchase tickets here.

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Lunch & Learn: Everything Tomatoes

June 19 @ 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 topic: Everything Tomatoes. Join Farm Manager, A.J. Shultz for this informative session on all things tomatoes – from general information to specific pruning techniques – bring your questions and leave with the confidence to successfully grow tomatoes in your garden this year. 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. These hour-long…

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