[permaculture] Saturday Straw Bale House Tour Reminder

Greg FarmerGreg at UrbanFarm.org
Fri Sep 2 18:49:12 EDT 2005

September 3 - The Urban Farm First Saturday Tour will be at Beth 
Hoffmann's Straw Bale House in Tempe.

We are expanding our first Saturday tours to include other 
interesting sustainability sites and events throughout the valley. 
This months tour will be at Beth Hoffmann's 1200 square foot straw 
bale house in Tempe.  Designed with passive solar power and a 
Southern exposure the average monthly heating and cooling costs are 
less than the price of a pair of movie tickets.

Date:  Saturday, September 3 from 8:30 am - 10 am
Donation: $5 donation requested.
Location: Beth Hoffmann, 1430 S. Roosevelt St., Tempe.  Meet In Tempe
Phone: 602-565-7045
Email:  benvirons at aol.com
Directions:  The address is on the West side of Roosevelt St between 
14th and 15th Streets.  Beth says there is a speed bump just north of 
the address which is marked by 5 mailboxes, turn west down the 
driveway, her site is the last lot.  Park along the Block wall.  If 
alley is full, please park on a side street.


September 10 - Organic Gardening class at the Calico Cow on Central

We will be hosting our biannual Organic Gardening class at the Calico 
Cow on Central.  This is a casual class about gardening in a desert 
environment.  We will cover planting methods, schedules, what grows 
and how to grow it.  We will also be cleaning up, fertilizing and 
planting the garden at the Calico Cow on Central.

Date:  Saturday, September 10
Time:	8:30 am - Noon
Donation: $10 donation requested.
Location: Calico Cow Central,  8525 N Central Ave., Phoenix, 85020
Directions: Half way between Northern and Dunlap at the canal, South side.
Phone: 602-565-7045 for more information


September 20 - Fruit Trees in the Desert at the Urban Farm taught by 
Greg Peterson.

Learn what fruit trees to plant, what grows well and what doesn't in 
the desert, the single most important thing you need to know before 
you buy a fruit tree and more.  We will cover apples, pears, stone, 
citrus, and specialty fruits.  Come and check out growing fruit 
trees, get your questions answered and buy a fruit tree, at this 
class and later this year, at the Third-annual 'Buy a Fruit Tree Day' 
at the Urban Farm for  delivery in January.

Date:  Saturday, September 20
Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm
Donation: $8 donation requested.  There will be plenty of
Location: Unlimited Coffee, 741 E Glendale, Phoenix 85020
Directions: Glendale and 8th Street - Directly Across From Safeway
Phone: 602-565-7045


***ATTENTION***  Please note my new email address.  FarmerGreg at UrbanFarm.org

The Urban Farm
Growing good food
Having fun gardening
Connecting with nature

Greg Peterson

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