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POPCORE 2: Orchard Pest & Disease Management @ Bartram’s Garden (2019)

  • Date: March 12, 2019
  • Time: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Join us for the second session of our POPCORE urban orchardist training course:

3:30 – 5pm: Demonstration of Compost Tea & Holistic Sprays (optional, weather permitting)

5 – 6pm: Potluck & Community Discussion (optional)

6 – 8pm: Workshop

  • Intro to holistic orchard management
  • Most common insect pests
  • Most common fungi and diseases
  • Most common animal pests
  • Organic/holistic spray options
  • Intro to beneficial insects and how to attract them

POPCORE combines many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design, and food uses that POP has learned over the past ten years.  This four part series is intended to grow the knowledge, skillset, and self-reliance of our community orchard partners and volunteers, resulting in happier, healthier, and more productive community orchards.

Those completing all four classes over any two year period will receive POPCORE Urban Orchardist Certification!

Space is limited, pre-registration required!

General Public: $30
P.O.P Partners and Bartram’s Garden Members: $20
Southwest Residents or ACCESS Card holders: Call 215-729-5281 x112 for info on special $2 tickets.
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