BACKYARD BEES – NATURALLY IN OUR OHG BACKYARD

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Janet Andrews has a natural way about her.  Perhaps this is why she decided to keep and learn about the bees dwelling in her roof that welcomed her to Orange Park Acres over a decade ago.   She thought they’d be a natural fit with plans for her backyard garden.  Today, Janet leads garden and bee workshops for girl scouts and … Read More

Garden Tool Sharpening Workshop

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Come spend some time at the OHG Education Farm with Orange Home Grown and UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners to learn how to sharpen and care for your garden tools. Please bring some straight edge tools from home to the class to sharpen on site, such as loppers or pruners.

Giving Tuesday- A Global Day of Giving

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GIVING TUESDAY, a nationally recognized day to support your favorite charitable organizations is tomorrow,  November 29, 2016. This is a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting giving and philanthropy during the charitable season. Please consider supporting Orange Home Grown’s future programming opportunities this holiday season. We need your support. Last year at this time, we asked for support for the growth of … Read More

The Benefits of Bare Root Gardening

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Presented by: Gary Matsuoka -Laguna Hills Nursery Location: OHG Education Farm- 356 N. Lemon Street, Old Towne Orange Up until our generation, shrubs & trees in the U.S. were only sold as “bare root” or “balled & burlapped”. There were no other choices. Gary Matsuoka, owner of Laguna Hills Nursery will be at the OHG Education Farm on Saturday November … Read More

Artists Alley 2016

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Beginning November 5th, “Artists Alley” will be at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market. This is an annual event featuring local artisans and crafters.  Artists Alley features quality hand-made goods that make perfect gifts for anyone on your holiday shopping list. Support local this holiday season and make your way down to the Orange Home Grown Farmers & … Read More

A Visit With The Mushroom Man

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Chris Zoeller, otherwise know as” The Mushroom Man” by his family, will be making his debut at the Orange Home Grown Farmer’s & Artisans Market this weekend. Chris and his fiancé live in a charming historic 1930’s adobe home on the boarder of Orange and Santa Ana. Chris found his love for growing mushrooms less than a year ago when … Read More

Howloween Petacular at the Market 2016

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Dress up those furry friends and head on down to the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market on Saturday October 22nd for a day of Halloween fun! Our Annual Halloween Petacular event is sponsored this year by the Pet Hospital! Featuring pet rescue organizations, pet info booths, Halloween costume contest for pets and kids, pet adoption opportunities, goodie bags, … Read More

Celebrating Random Act of Mendez for Hispanic Heritage Month

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ORANGE, CA – Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market is celebrating Random Act of Mendez in honor of the 70-year anniversary of the landmark OC school desegregation case Mendez v. Westminster on Saturday, October 15, the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month. Emmy-winning Mendez documentary filmmaker Sandra Robbie launched Random Act of Mendez this fall to celebrate the Mendez … Read More

Cool Season Vegetable Talk at the OHG Education Farm

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Cool-season veggies grow best at temperatures averaging 15° cooler than those needed by warm season types. Many have edible leaves or roots such as lettuce and spinach, others (like artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower) are grown for their immature flowers. A few such as peas produce edible seeds. Come out to the OHG Education Farm on Saturday October 1st at 1:30pm to … Read More

Cool Season Vegetables- OHG Education Farm FREE Talk

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Cool-season veggies grow best at temperatures averaging 15° cooler than those needed by warm season types. Many have edible leaves or roots such as lettuce, spinach, carrots, and radishes. Others, like artichokes, broccoli, and cauliflower are grown for their immature flowers. A few, like peas and broad beans produce edible seeds. Most cool-season vegetables can endure short periods of frost. … Read More