SP20 Soil Health Check Up

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Wednesday April 8

9:30 AM  –  12:00 PM

Soil Health Check Up

Instructor: Laura Lengnick

Wednesday, April 8; 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

$38 Member | $48 Non-member

Limit: 20 students

BREG Elective - 2 Hours


Learn why healthy soils are critical to the well-being of our communities and how to cultivate landscapes that promote soil health. This practical, hands-on course will cover how to conduct simple but effective soil monitoring, using tools found in most kitchens. Learn how to use the test results to create an effective management plan to improve cultivation of a living soil regardless of the challenges of any particular location or landscape.

Laura Lengnick is an award-winning soil scientist and author of “Resilient Agriculture: Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate.” She has been a sustainable food systems researcher, activist and educator for almost 30 years. A lifelong gardener, Lengnick currently cultivates a diverse mix of vegetable, fruit, medicinal, culinary and ornamental plants using biointensive and permaculture practices on her two-acre mini-farm in Buncombe County. cultivatingresilience.com


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