"Feeding the Family" Organic Gardening Series

Are you tending a garden for the first time, or have you been growing for many years now? NOFA-NH's "Feeding the Family" Organic Gardening Workshop Series with organic farmer Ron Christie offers tips for new and experienced gardeners seeking to feed themselves and their families.


Learn about garden planning, healthy soils, pests and diseases, container gardening, building raised beds and so much more in this 15-class online workshop series! Attend 1, 2, 3 or all 15 classes!


Note: Since the series is virtual this year, classes will be recorded and the recordings will be made available to registrants for 6 months following each class. 

NOFA-NH Members save on workshop costs. Not a Member? Join today!

2021 Classes

*All classes were on Tuesdays from 6 - 8 PM on Zoom.

  • Feb 23 - Vegetable Garden Planning

  • March 2 - Starting Transplants from Seed

  • March 9 - Healthy Soil for Happy Plants and Higher Yields Part 1

  • March 16 - Healthy Soil for Happy Plants and Higher Yields Part 2

  • March 23 - Container and Raised Bed Gardening

  • March 30 - Diseases: A Fungus Among Us

  • April 6 - Pests: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  • April 13 - Growing Your Favorite Veggies

  • April 20 - Growing Great Tasting Tomatoes

  • April 27 - A Four Season Harvest

  • June 8 - Insects, Pests, and Disease + technical assistance

  • July 13 - Building a Wick Irrigation System + technical assistance

  • August 10 - Prep for Planting Fruit Trees and Bushes Next Spring

  • September 7 - Growing in All Four Seasons

  • October 12 - Closing Up Your Garden


Pricing & Registration

Individual Classes

Members: $18/class

Non-Members: $20/class

Full Series (15 Classes)

Members: $255

Non-Members: $280

Scholarship Tickets Available! Thanks to grant funding from the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation, NHEC members in need can access the entire series for free. Please contact info@nofanh.org to inquire. 

*Please refer to our refund policy

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About the Instructor: Ron Christie is passionate about teaching people how to grow their own nutritious organic food for better health and well-being. He is an avid four-season grower, and a former NOFA-NH Board Member and Master Gardener who loves sharing his experiences as a gardener and farmer. Ron and his family own Living Earth Farm in Concord, NH, and are the former owners of a certified organic vegetable and fruit micro-farm in Brookline, NH.

Check out our Northeast Organic Gardening Videos here.

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