16 Pre-registration at ashland.or.us/register required for all programs unless otherwise indicated adult programs (18 and up) commis s i o n E s t 1 9 0 8 4 APRC WinterSpring 2019 PlayGuide | 541.488.5340 | The Grove at 1195 E Main St, Ashland Seed Swap Bring your vegetable and flower seeds to trade with other gardeners at this annual free seed swap. Seed should be sorted from plant material. Please bring containers or envelopestotakeseedhome.TheNatureCenterwillalsobe selling low-cost seed, harvested at the park by volunteers. For more information, call the Nature Center at 541.488.6606. WHO: Anyone with garden seeds to trade WHAT:Afreecommunityexchangeofseedsandgardening advice AGES All ages welcome DAY Thursday DATE Feb 7 TIME 5:30-6:30pm PLACE North Mountain Park COST FREE | Pre-registration is not required Regenerative Agriculture & Sustainable Gardening Regenerative agriculture and sustainable gardening are holistic methods of growing plants in ways that encourage biodiversity, build soil health and protect watersheds to improve the habitat we all live in. We’ll explore tangible strategies to manage your garden as part of a bigger ecological system and practice methods that will enhance ecosystem services. WHO: Gardeners or landowners interested in learning about sustainable methods WHAT: Explore a new way of looking at agriculture and gardening within a greater ecosystem INSTRUCTOR: Rhianna Simes worked for 10 years as an instructor with the OSU Extension Service. She holds MastersDegreesinEducationandBotanyandisthecurrent Executive Director of Our Family Farms AGES 15 & up DAY Tuesday DATE Feb 26 TIME 5:30-7:30pm PLACE North Mountain Park COST $20 Healthy Soil, Healthy Food, Healthy People Gain an in-depth understanding of life in the soil, what healthy soil is and its connection to plant nutrition and our own health. We will learn about healthy soil management and regeneration techniques and tools you can implement at home, on the farm or in the garden. Participants should bring pen and paper for note taking. WHO: Gardeners, farmers, soil geeks and those looking for a deeper understanding of healthy soil and its benefits WHAT: Learn about the unseen interaction of life in the soil and its importance to plants and people INSTRUCTOR:LionWaxmanisaregenerativehorticulturist, permaculturist and Master Gardener AGES 15 & up DAY Saturday DATE Feb 23 TIME Noon-2pm PLACE North Mountain Park COST $30 2 Register Today!