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Learn how to grow your own food at a Yard to Table workshop

Man hand holding a green young plant
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 8, 2015

Contact: Denise Bottcher

225-376-1145 dbottcher@aarp.org

 

Baton Rouge, La. – Have the magnificent azalea blooms and promises of spring inspired your green thumb? Now is the perfect time to start your own vegetable garden.

Join AARP Louisiana and Green Light New Orleans for Yard to Table and learn how to grow your own vegetables and herbs right in your backyard. Licensed master gardeners will teach you how to build and maintain a garden and how to grow vegetables from seeds at this free workshop. You’ll leave with a packet full of seeds to get started and recipes to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

 

WHAT:          Yard to Table Workshop ( o pen to the public)   

 

WHEN:           Monday April 13th

                        10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:        Jefferson Parish Library,  4747 West Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA 

 

WHEN:           Tuesday, April 14th

                        10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:        Broadmoor Library, 4300 South Broad Ave., New Orleans, LA 

 

TO REGISTER:     (504) 485-2161

 

 

 

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