Pat Greer's Kitchen featured speaker for Houston Urban Gardeners

Preparing & Preserving the Pat Greer Way!

Pat Greer specializes in healthy raw vegan food. She sells prepared foods in her shop and at farmer’s markets, caters and years ago, founded Houston’s Oldest Organic Food Co-op–Central City Co-op. Pat makes a variety of fruit, nut & veggie-based cookie and cracker alternatives using a food processor and food-dehydrator.  She shared tips on how […]

Hugelkultur Mounds with Glenn Miracle

For Earth Month:  Local Regenerative Farmer, Glen Miracle of Laughing Frog Farm, will tell us about his method of growing vegetables in Hugelkultur mounds, a Permaculture method which minimizes water needs and helps him survive drought and flood. Monday at the West Gray Multiservice Center. The program will begin at 6:30. Bring food to share, […]

Cuttings & Propagation

Mickey Kleinhenz taught us about propagating from cuttings to scavenge, multiply & share plants with our friends & neighbors.  I hope everyone is enjoying their native Turks Cap. Mine are leafing out a bit, so, success! A few key takeaways: some things root from the cut end, some root from a node. Have a little […]

Planning Your Fall Garden & Hope Farms

Time to plan, shop & in some cases, start seeds. If you want broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage & other slow growers by Thanksgiving, you have to start the seeds in summer so they’ll grow while the days are long. And if you want fall tomatoes, peppers, squash, etc, now is the time to start them […]

Permaculture & Texas Edible Landscapes

Permaculture for urban landscapes with Josh Reynolds of Texas Edible Landscapes. We will discuss the 3 ethics and 12 principles of Permaculture as well as some techniques that can be used in the urban landscape. The program will begin at 6:30. Bring food to share, and items for door prizes ( plants, garden & food-related […]

SPIN Farming in Houston.

 SPIN farming in Houston – Join Joseph Stark, owner of Greater Heights-based Eureka Acres Urban Farm, for a discussion on growing in other people’s front & back yards, the challenges faced in his first year growing and where the business is headed next. The program will begin at 6:30. Bring food to share, and items […]

Environmental Impact of Our Food

For Earth Month – Our local practioner of Regenerative Agriculture, Glen Miracle of Laughing Frog Farm, will talk about the environmental damage caused by our big agriculture & food systems. And about better ways. At Laughing Frog Farm, Glen practices permaculture, biodynamics and Holistic Pasture Manament, rotating sheep, chickens and vegetable crops mimicking nature as […]

Microbes & the soil food web

Compost & Microbes w/ Daniel Millikin

Daniel Millikin of the Hermann Park Conservancy is back to talk about all kinds of composting. And how to help the soil microbes fetch the nutrients needed to help your plants grow.  The nutrients are out there…

Bare Root Fruit Trees at Wabash

Dianne Norman of Wabash Feed will talk about the value & varieties of bare root trees, shrubs & vines available at Wabash now. Get them now & save $$ before they leaf out & have to be planted at which time they will become more expensive. Interesting varieties & how to care for them. The program […]

Fruit Trees w/ Dr Bob Randall

  Get prepared for upcoming fruit tree sales. Urban Harvest founder Dr. Bob Randall will tell us about the best varieties for our area. The program will begin at 6:30. Bring food to share, a drink, plate, utensil and items for the door prize ( plants, garden & food related books & the like).