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October 2017

California Friendly Plants Talk at the OHG Education Farm

October 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
OHG Education Farm, 356 N. Lemon Street
Orange, 92866 United States
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Free

Is your California Friendly landscape not as beautiful as it should or could be? Join us and learn the basics of maintaining your new century garden. Irrigation, weeding and landscape renewal will be covered in detail. Douglas Kent, a noted horticulturalist and author, will speak from his latest book, California Friendly: A maintenance guide for landscapers, gardeners and land managers. This book is free and can be downloaded from bewaterwise.com. Several hardcopies will be raffled off at the end of the presentation.…

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Viva!! Fiesta Mendez

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market, 304 N. Cypress Street
Orange, CA 92866 United States
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FREE

Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market is celebrating Viva!! Fiesta Mendez in honor of the 71-year anniversary of the landmark OC school desegregation case Mendez v. Westminster on Saturday, October 14, the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month. Emmy-winning Mendez documentary filmmaker Sandra Robbie will be at the farmer's market to share information about this important case. In addition, local music sensations, The Colony Boys, will be making their farmer's market debut! The Colony Boys are a group of…

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Halloween Petacular at the Market

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market, 304 N. Cypress Street
Orange, CA 92866 United States
Free

Our friends over at the Pet Hospital in Orange have been working hard to plan a "pet-friendly" day at the farmer's market! Pet rescues, pet-friendly organizations, Halloween costume contest for the kids and pets, goodie-bags for your pets, and a pet-friend food truck will be on site to make your day at the farmer's market extra spook-tacular! Come bring your furry friends down between 9am and 1pm to take part in all the festive activities! Happy Halloween!

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Skeleton Craft at the Farm- RESCHEDULED!

October 24, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
OHG Education Farm, 356 N. Lemon Street
Orange, 92866 United States
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FREE

RESCHEDULED! DUE TO THE EXTREME HEAT EXPECTED,  THIS EVENT IS BEING POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE! SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Come out to the OHG Education farm on Tuesday October 24th from 3:30-4:30pm for some educational fun! Tucker Family Farms has been gathering owl pellets on their farm all summer and we are ready to dissect them and turn them into festive skeletons. Along with the craft, we will also have Ms. Vicky on site reading some Halloween books for…

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Master Food Preservers Talk at the OHG Education Farm

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
OHG Education Farm, 356 N. Lemon Street
Orange, 92866 United States
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FREE

The Master Food Preserver (MFP) program is a public service community outreach providing up-to-date information on food safety and preservation. A Master Food Preserver is a volunteer who is formally educated in food preservation/food safety and is certified by a university cooperative extension. A Master Food Preserver will be at the OHG Education Farm on October 28th from 10-11:30am teaching a food preservation/food safety event free to the community. Attendees will learn first hand how to can sweet pickled carrots.…

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November 2017

Tree Grafting Workshop at the OHG Education Farm

November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
OHG Education Farm, 356 N. Lemon Street
Orange, 92866 United States
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Have you ever seen a tree that produces multiple varieties of fruit? Have you ever wondered how that happens? Well the UCCE OC Master Gardeners will be at the OHG Education Farm on Saturday November 18th to give a FREE workshop on how to graft trees. Learn the basics of tree grafting and watch (and participate) as the Master Gardeners graft 3 stone-fruit trees on the OHG Education Farm. Class starts at 9am.

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December 2017

Biodynamic Talk with Farmer “D”

December 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$15

Biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition.Biodynamic agriculture has been practiced for nearly a century, on every continent on Earth. Biodynamic principles and practices are based on the spiritual insights and practical suggestions of Dr. Rudolf Steiner, and have been developed through the collaboration of many farmers and researchers since the early 1920s. Today, the biodynamic movement encompasses thousands of regenerative gardens, farms, ranches, orchards, and vineyards, in a wide variety of climates,…

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Composting Workshop at the OHG Education Farm

December 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
OHG Education Farm, 356 N. Lemon Street
Orange, 92866 United States
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Do you have an interest in starting your own compost pile in your backyard? Come out to the OHG Education farm on Saturday December 16th at 9am and learn the basics of composting from our friends at UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners. The class is free and it will be very informative.

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Farmer’s Market Closed December 30th

December 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market, 304 N. Cypress Street
Orange, CA 92866 United States

The farmer's market will be closed on Saturday December 30th in observation of New Years. We will re-open in our new location on Saturday January 6, 2018 at 303 W. Palm Ave., Old Towne Orange. Market hours remain 9am to 1pm. This new location is directly across the street from our former location. Parking available on Cypress Street, in Chapman's Digital Media Arts Parking Structure, and in the Palm Ave. parking lot adjacent to the railroad tracks.

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January 2018

Wild Natives & Refined Veggies

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5

A current board member of the Orange County chapter of CNPS, Thea Gavin has had fun digging in the dirt as long as she can remember, and she's enjoyed growing organic fruits and vegetables around her home in West Orange since the late 1970s. She got rid of her lawn in 1985, and since then has been experimenting with a variety of low-water-use plants, resulting her in current "eco-system garden"--a mix of California native plants, citrus trees, and year-round vegetables…

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