Growing Your Own Food on the Homestead –Greg Key @ SOGALO17

Greg Key will talk about Growing Your Own Food on the Homestead at South Georgia Growing Local 2017, January 21, 2017 in Valdosta, Georgia:

MG 6871 Interested in growing your own food? Greg will discuss tips, tools and techniques to put you on the road to vegetable gardening success. This detailed discussion will include subtopics such as suggested crops for growing in the south, disease and pest management, controlling and preventing weeds, and using drip irrigation in your vegetable garden. Greg will use personal success examples from over 30 years of gardening experience to provide easily-implemented solutions to make your vegetable gardening experience more successful and profitable.

Who should attend:

Anyone interested in growing food sustainably — whether it be a market farmer, backyard gardener, or non-profit organization such as a school garden.

Brief Biography:

Greg Key has been involved in horticulture and agriculture for over 30 years. With a special interest in organic and small scale production, he has been on the forefront of the local food movement. He enjoys studying the processes and educating people about how to make growing healthy, local food more possible. With vegetable gardening being one of his favorite hobbies, he founded Hoss Tools in 2009 with the goal of manufacturing and selling high-quality, American-made garden tools. Today, Hoss Tools provides gardening tools and supplies to people all over the world with the primary goal of helping people grow their own food.

He’ll also have a vendor table for Hoss Tools.

Remember the new venue: PineVale Elementary School, 930 Lake Park Road, Valdosta GA.