Thursday, April 7, 2011

CSU Fresno Organic Farm U -Pick April16th, May 7th.

On Saturday April 16, 2011, and May 7, 2011, the Organic Farm Spring Days and U-Pick will be taking place from 8am to 11am on the southeast corner of Chestnut and Barstow located behind the Gibson Market. Free parking will be available in the Farm Market and Horticulture Unit parking lots.

The following is more information from the email I received:

"Meet with faculty and students involved on Student Operated Organic Farm and learn about various teaching and research opportunities available at Fresno State.

Come and pick your own choice of seasonal organic vegetables at special prices! 
Seasonal crops: Organic arugula, beet, bok choy, broccoli, garlic, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, onion, pea, radish, spinach, strawberry, and turnip

Saturday May 7, Worm Composting Workshop (11 am to 1pm) @ Horticulture Unit classroom, NE corner of Chestnut & Barstow

Please join our hands‐on workshop and learn how to construct a simple worm‐box. Class materials (worms & worm box), and additional readings are included. The cost is $25. For additional info.

Sponsored by USDA‐Hispanic Serving Institutes Education Grant & Organic Enterprise

*For more information on this event and the Student Operated Organic Farm, please contact
Dr. Sajeemas ‘Mint’ Pasakdee at 559‐278‐2828 or
(You may also request to be put on the email list to receive updates.)

*Update: I went to the u-pick on April 16th. It was very relaxed and inviting. Everyone was very helpful. I highly recommend it.  In May I'm going to take Taylor with me to help me pick strawberries!

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