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Soil Health + Conservation

Workshops, Field Days, Events, and More!

Thursday, February 9; 9 AM to 3:15 PM
1071 County Rd G, Ithaca, NE 68033

We are excited to introduce City Sprouts' new Soil Health + Conservation initiatives! In 2022, City Sprouts introduced the Conservation Education Program Coordinator position to its staff to manage programming and outreach with the goal of advancing soil health and conservation practices among urban growers. These new initiatives are designed to support urban growers in accessing technical assistance, adopting conservation practices, and improving their soil health. We hope you'll join us at our upcoming soil health workshops, field days, events, and more. Subscribe to get the latest updates on these opportunities!

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Soil Health Series Workshops

Beginning in 2023, we will be launching the Soil Health Series to offer advanced workshops geared towards experienced growers and beginning farmers under our new Soil Health + Conservation Initiatives. These workshops will support urban farmers interested in adopting conservation practices and building healthier soils and complement the introductory experiences offered through the Growing Gardeners series. The Soil Health Series is designed to provide growers with the soil science and management skills and resources to address common resource concerns in the urban environment.

Upcoming workshops

  • Feb 21, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    City Sprouts North, 4002 Seward St, Omaha, NE 68111, USA
    Join us in person or online to learn about common resource concerns, collaborative conservation planning, conservation practices, free technical assistance, grants and funding opportunities, and other programming offered by the NRCS. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
  • Mar 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    City Sprouts North, 4002 Seward St, Omaha, NE 68111, USA
    Are you helping or hurting your soil health?
  • Mar 28, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    City Sprouts North, 4002 Seward St, Omaha, NE 68111, USA
    Turn your trash into treasure!
  • Apr 22, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    City Sprouts Urban Farm Site, 5134 N 3rd St, Omaha, NE 68110, USA
    Curious how you can integrate cover cropping into your growing practice? Join us in the field with experts from the NE Extension to explore the ins and outs of cover cropping, from species selection and benefits to options of termination and integration with other conservation practices.

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