Urban/Small Farm and Garden Soil Health Workshop

January 3, 2022

The Steuben County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Office has teamed up with the Indiana Association of SWCD’s Urban Soil Health Program to present a free Soil Health Workshop on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

This workshop is intended for gardeners and small-scale producers.  Jamie Perry, Northeast Area Urban Soil Health Specialist, will discuss the impact of cover crops and how they can be implemented on a small scale in gardens and on small farms.  In addition, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) District Conservationist Arthur Franke will discuss and demonstrate the value of cover crops. 

The workshop is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. – noon at the Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, located at 322 S. Wayne St., Angola.  Light refreshments will be provided. 

If you are interested in attending this free event, registration is required by January 16, 2023; space is limited.  Please call the Steuben County SWCD at (260) 665-3211 ext. 3 to register.  If staff are not available, leave a message with your name, phone number, and number of individuals attending.