Exploring Season Extension & Good Food Access

  • Urban Ventures, 2924 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55408
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  • RSVP to Karl Hakanson, khakanso@umn.edu, 612-624-7948

This Twin Cities Metro Growers Network event will feature:

  • A Tour of Urban Ventures’ High Tunnel & Hydroponic Facilities

- Clarisse Randolph, Urban Farm Manager
- Gary Ross, Lakeville Farm Manager

  • The Challenges & Rewards of Growing Food for the Community

- Mark-Peter Lundquist, VP Social Enterprise, Urban Ventures

  • Starting seeds indoors: techniques to get your plants started early and transplanted successfully

- Larry Cipolla, Hennepin County Master Gardener and author of Hydroponic Gardening The Very Easy Way

  • Information on funding assistance for growers, high tunnels and more from the USDA-NRCS

Questions? Contact Network coordinator Karl Hakanson, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, University of Minnesota Extension-Hennepin County, khakanso@umn.edu, 612-624-7948.