Registration Deadline Extended for Purdue Extension ‘Grass to Garden’ Program

Purdue Extension says the registration deadline has been extended to April 2nd for a program called “Grass to Garden”. The program, which will be virtual and in-person, talks about how to start a community-based garden.  Purdue Extension educators from Lake, Porter, LaPorte and St. Joseph counties are hosting the Grass to Garden program 5-7:30 p.m. CT (6-8:30 p.m. ET) each Tuesday in April beginning April 6 and ending April 27. Participants may choose between a virtual class or in-person classes held at the Gary Area Career Center and Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center in Wanatah. The cost of the course is $20.

From Purdue Extension:

Who can join?
• Non-profit employees
• Local officials
• Community volunteers
• Garden enthusiasts
What will I learn?
Every garden project is unique, and Grass to Garden will help you learn more than just how to grow plants — helping your program thrive by:
• Strengthening agricultural and community development efforts
• Improving access to local, nutritious foods
• Creating healthier communities, and more
WHEN: April 6, 13, 20, 27 from 5pm-7:30pm Central
WHERE: In-person and Virtual. See registration link for details.

For more information contact:
Nikky Witkowski, Purdue Extension—Porter County, Valparaiso
Ph: 219.465.3555