Bret Wagenhorst will talk about Beyond blueberries and peanuts: lesser known crops for the coastal plain, at South Georgia Growing Local 2017, January 21, 2017 in Valdosta, Georgia:
An overview of many less conventional crops that the speaker has grown in tifton, including how to grow, uses. Some crops to be covered: luffa gourds, chayote squash, seminole pumpkins, roselle, narajilla, chestnuts, kiwi, tropical greens, bananas, papayas, loquats, tumeric, ginger and more.
Who should attend:
Folks who want to think outside the box of conventional crops and learn about other tasty, nutritious things to grow in the coastal plain.
Speaker is a hobby farmer who has lived and gardened in Tifton for 20 years, shunning pesticides.
Bret will have a vendor table.
SOGALO17 will be at a new venue with cooking facilities!
When: 9AM-4:30 PM, Saturday, January 21st 2017
Where: Pinevale Elementary School, 930 Lake Park Road, Valdosta GA.