Several workshops that may normally cost a couple of hundred bucks are being offered at Fort Valley State University for $10.
On April 2 - 3, nationally-known Will Allen of the nonprofit organization Growing Power Inc. will be sharing his knowledge with agriculturalists and farmers. Allen, who’s been featured on CNN and visited by first lady Michelle Obama, uses, and educates others, about economical farming systems.
On April 2, from 1:30 – 5 p.m., at FVSU’s Pettigrew Center, Allen will address such topics as growing mushrooms, extending the growing season with hoop houses and using worms to improve soil quality. The second half of the session will be hands-on demonstrations at the greenhouse complex on campus.