Tuesday, June 22, 2010

St. Louis Urban Ag Farm Tours

The Innovative Small Farmers’ Outreach Program (ISFOP) and the St. Louis Urban Impact Center of Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) invite you to join:

David Price, Janet Hurst, ISFOP Farm Outreach Workers and Karen Davis, LUCE Regional Horticulture Educator, for a informative day visiting urban farms in the St. Louis area.

July 14, 2010 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

See urban farmers at work in the heart of the city

• Learn about intensive growing practices

• Composting

• Season extension

• Therapeutic gardening and

• Visit a Farmers’ Market

This is a free event. However pre-registration required by July 7th, 2010.

Please contact:
David Price: 636-358-7097
Janet Hurst: 660-216-1749
Karen Davis: 314-867-4915

Directions to Schlalfy Plaza from I-170:

1Take I-170 South toward I-170 0.8 miles

2 At exit 1A, take ramp left for I-64 East / US-40 East toward St Louis 1.8 miles

3 At exit 33C, take ramp right and follow signs for Bellevue Ave 0.1 miles

4 Turn right onto Bellevue Ave 1.0 miles

5 Turn right onto Southwest Ave 0.1 miles

6 Turn left onto Schlafly Plaza 0.0 miles

7 Arrive at 1 Schlafly Plz Saint Louis, MO 63143 0.0 miles.

We will meet at Schlalfy Bottleworks, #1 Schlalfy Plaza, St. Louis. We will then depart for the tour. Transportation to and from Schlalfy Plaza will be provided to the first 20 people; vans will depart at 9:30 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. Lunch, dutch treat, will be at Bowood CafĂ©. The tour will end at Schlalfy’s in time for their Maplewood Market.

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