"If you really wanna know something, learn how to grow somethin'!"
-Farmer Brown tha MC
This quote has become the battle cry of nearly 5 years of community focused urban agriculture programs and initiatives led by Farmer Brown tha MC. Free presented programming including: Fresh Op Urban Gardening Workshop, Hood2Farm and Basics4Young Bosses offer year round, holistic approaches to breaking down systems including farming, urban agriculture and financial literacy.
This foundation has led to Farmer Brown and Friends to present: Grow Hard Garden Challenge presented by Fayette County Conservation District. FREE Registration opens next Monday, May 18 and closes on Monday, May 25 or until the challenge reaches its capacity of 50 youth participants. Learn more about the Grow Hard Garden Challenge and sign up here.
Are you curious about growing your own? Looking to make that thumb a little more green?
Don't miss this series of education videos on diverse growing methods and techniques as a part of Fresh Op Urban Gardening Workshop.
Week 1: Peat Moss Pods Seeding Activity
Week 2: Potting Activity
Week 3: Tiling Up Backyard Garden Bed
Week 4: Watering
Week 5: Container Garden Activity
Looking for new titles to add to your library? Shop books written and illustrated by Farmer Brown aka Trevor Claiborn. Did you know he has authored over 9 books? Shop great titles like, Pudgies: First Foods or Grow Harder. Click here to start shopping!
Advancing the Work
Support the ongoing work of Farmer Brown tha C via a tax deductible donation to The Black Soil Charitable Fund held at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center:
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Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
300 E. Third St.
Lexington, KY 40508
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