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Test Your Garden Soil for Lead & Heavy Metals

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Test Your Garden Soil for Lead & Heavy Metals

Tatiana Morin, Director/Laboratory Manager of the New York City Urban Institutes (USI) will be leading an informal discussion on understanding urban soils; how to build soil health; and ways to deal with, and mitigate or eliminate exposure to contaminants.

Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their garden soil.  There is no fee for the test.

To register and for more information on how to take a soil sample of your garden go to info@downingparkurbanfarm.org www.downingparkurbanfarm.org

Field Day at Downing Park Urban Farm
Last Saturdays June-November
10:00AM – Noon
Carpenter Avenue and Elm Street

For more information or to register please contact: info@downingparkurbanfarm.org

The Workshops are free and open to the public.  Tours of the Farm and Park will be available.  Please bring your own lunch.

Downing Park Urban Farm is a partnership of the City of Newburgh, Newburgh Community Land Bank and the Downing Park Planning Committee primarily funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) received by the City in 2013. The Farm serves as an agriculture and ecology education and demonstration center in an urban environment.  Projects include organic food production in raised beds and greenhouses; a compost operation; food forest; and environmental education programs.  

Details

Date:
September 24, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Downing Park
123 Carpenter Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550 United States
Website:
www.downingpark.org/