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Saturday
14
APR

Hoop House/Cold Frame Seminar & Hands-on Build Class

08:30
16:00
Grow: Johnson County
Event organized by Grow: Johnson County

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ATTENDEE OPTIONS:

8:30-10:00 AM -- INTRODUCTION TO HOOP HOUSE/COLD FRAME STRUCTURES SEMINAR - Iowa Valley RC&D Food Systems Director and Grow Johnson County Production Manager, Jason Grimm, will lead the seminar. The content will cover hoophouse sitting, construction considerations, crop production techniques, and equipment to consider while growing in a hoophouse. The seminar will include demonstrations and example tools.
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10:00 AM-NOON -- HANDS ON BUILD CLASS
NOTE: Some attendees will work at the St. Andrew Church property on a 24'L x 10'H x 14'W high tunnel cold frame structure with Jason Grimm as the foreperson. A second group will meet at the Grow Johnson County to construct their hoophouse at the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm (4811 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City).
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NOON-1:00 PM -- NETWORKING/LUNCH (sponsored by Lettuce Feed Others inside the church, lower level youth room)
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1:00-4:00 PM -- CONTINUE HANDS ON BUILD (Attendees may return to their work sites or swap sites)
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RSVP: lettucefeedothers@gmail.com (for planning purposes, please leave full name, phone # (in case of weather issues), number of attendees, and if you plan to attend the:
* seminar
* build (both morning and afternoon?)
* lunch (diet restrictions?)

RAIN DATE: Saturday, April 14, 2018