There is always something going on at SAGE!

Click on any of the links below to get the details on specific events and workshops.

EVENTS

SAGE Summer Concerts 

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July 12, 26 and August 9, 23

Supper at SAGE

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September 23, 2017

Fall Harvest Family Day

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September 30, 2017

  Family Pizza Nights at SAGE  

July 6, July 20, August 3, August 24


WORKSHOPS

Learn new skills and dig deeper into garden topics with some local experts. All workshops take place at the SAGE garden unless noted otherwise and are approximately 2 hours long.

Registration is required as space is limited. $10-$15 sliding scale.

 

Feel-Good Foods & Herbs

June 3, 2017

10am-12pm at SAGE

 

Learn the basics about food as medicine!
 
In this workshop, you’ll be taught the the big do’s and dont’s of plant collecting as well as information about culinary plants and what health benefits or remedies they can help with, and then you will make a tasty tea satchel to relieve stress or heal an unsettled stomach.

Register at the bottom of this page.


Cultivating Cover Crops For Your Garden

June 10, 2017

10am-12pm at SAGE

Do you want to glorify your garden? Learn about the cultivation of your own cover crops!

Covercrops are the superheros of the soil, with the power to restore and enhance soil in unique ways, depending on their species. In this workshop you will learn which cover crops are best for achieving certain goals in your garden, when to plant them, and how to manage them.

We’ll cover the basics and then brainstorm systems that could work in your specific lawn or garden. Bring your questions and ideas to this practical and engaging session! Register at the bottom of this page.


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The Buzz On Backyard Bugs

July 1, 2017

10am-12pm at SAGE

 FAMILY-FRIENDLY

Learn all about bugs and how they can benefit your garden!   

We’ll teach you how to identify basic bug “groups” as well as determining beneficial versus harmful bugs. You’ll discover new ways to trap, observe, and manage the insects living right alongside us.

Melissa Scherr, the Executive Director of the Northwest Entomological Research Center, is back to teach this popular workshop.  Register at the bottom of this page.


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Do-It-Yourself Raised Garden Box Building

August 19, 2017

10am-12pm at SAGE

 

Learn how to build a raised garden bed in this hands-on demonstration workshop.

Mark McGuire from Bountiful Backyard is back to teach this popular class. This session will cover lumber and material selection, necessary tools, as well as construction tips. All participants will take home a detailed instruction packet and the skills to build garden beds of their own.

During the workshop we will build one raised garden bed together, then all class participants will be entered into the drawing and one lucky winner will get to take it home at the end! Register at the bottom of this page.


The Science & Art Of Seed Saving

August 25, 2017

4:30- 6:00 pm at SAGE

In this workshop, you will get a hands-on experience collecting and saving seeds.

By being able to save seeds from the garden, you can keep your plants going and growing for future generations and sustainability. You’ll learn the key concepts of plant reproduction as well as basic plant genetics. Register at the bottom of this page.


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Do-It-Yourself Rainwater Harvesting

August 26, 2017

10am-12pm at SAGE

Learn how to build an inexpensive and efficient rainwater harvesting system for your own home.

This hands-on demonstration workshop will cover rain barrel selection, required tools, utilization of available resources, and construction tips. All participants will take home a detailed instruction packet and the skills to rainwater harvesting systems of their own.

During the workshop we will construct one rain barrel together, then all class participants will be entered into the drawing and one lucky winner will get to take it home at the end! Register at the bottom of this page.


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