July Workshops

Saturday July 26th

Owning your Stormwater: The Renter’s Guide

Time: 10-11am

Location: Tiny Diner (1024 E. 38th St. South, MPLS)

Cost: Free

Description: In order to manage stormwater and improve the water quality of our lakes and rivers, we have to change the way we use our land. But how do you help when you don’t own any land? This class is geared towards renters and will provide you with ideas for simple stormwater management projects that even your landlord can get behind.

Instructor: Kristina Geiger is a Master Water Steward, trained to share knowledge about stormwater management practices. She rents an apartment in the Longfellow neighborhood.

Hops!  Planting and Growing the Bitter Bine

Saturday July 26th at 5pm

Location: Tiny Diner

Cost: Free to the public!

Hops are known by most drinkers as the bitter, bright flavor they find in their favorite beers.  Long before being boiled into this tasty libation, however, hops have a fascinating life as tough but elegant plants.  Come to the Tiny Diner to learn more about the planting, cultivation, harvest and history of these curious plants. Topics include historical uses, harvesting and drying techniques for hops.

Instructor: Ben Boo is the co-founder and chief horticulturalist at Mighty Axe Hops and holds a degree in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota.

 

Protect our Soil: Mulch & More

Thursday July 31st at 5pm

Location: Tiny Diner

Cost: Free

We dont often see things when they are right below our noses, especially soil! Healthy soil/earth equals healthy land. Learn about basic soil types, how to see if your soil needs some help, and ways to protect this precious resource.

 

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