Tammi Hartung’s Lectures, Workshops, Book-Signings, & Other Events
Desert Canyon Farm
2017 Open Farm Days Free Workshops
Presented by Tammi Hartung, Herbalist & Organic Grower, Chris Hartung, Organic Grower
We are honored to have Guest Teachers Lizz Colvin, Kris Isom, James Krumm & Monica Mohr
Workshops are hosted by Desert Canyon Farm Open Farm Days at 1270 Field Ave in Canon City, CO. No pets please…thank you.
Please note our workshop times have changed this year. Saturday workshops are at 10:00-11:00 am and 1:00-2:00 pm. Sunday workshops are at 1:00-2:00 pm and 2:30-3:30 pm. No need to pre-register…just show up with pen and paper and something to drink. Be prepared to be outside, rain, snow or sunshine, for these workshops…dress appropriately for the weather. If you have a lawn chair to bring – wonderful, as we have limited chairs available. If it’s cold, a lap blanket is a good idea!
April 15, 2017, Saturday
Extending Your Growing Season for Food Gardens 10:00-11:00am teacher: James
Food Gardening I: Prepping thru Planting & Early Care 1:00-2:00pm teacher: James
April 16, 2017, Sunday
Grow & Use Culinary Herbs 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
Attract Honeybees to Your Garden 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Lizz
April 22, 2017, Saturday
Food Gardening II: Caring for the Garden & Harvesting 10:00-11:00am teacher: James
Fruit Trees(planning & starting, maintenance, harvesting & enjoying) 1:00-2:00pm teacher: James
April 23, 2017, Sunday
Herb & Food Container Gardens: Planting and Growing 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
Using Plants to Dye Fiber 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Lizz
April 29, 2017, Saturday
Building Healthy Soil 10:00-11:00am teacher: Kris Isom
Intro to Permaculture 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Kris Isom
April 30, 2017, Sunday
Native Medicinal Plants & Their Uses 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
Attract or Deter Wildlife Into Your Gardens 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Tammi
May 6, 2017, Saturday
Gardener’s Roundtable with James – bring your questions 10:00-11:00am teacher: James
Hops (Growing, Harvesting & Using) 1:00-2:00pm teacher: James
May 7, 2017, Sunday
Growing an Herb Garden in Arid Southern Colorado 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Monica
Ways to Welcome Pollinators to Gardens 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Monica
May 13, 2017, Saturday
How to Use Tonic Herbs for Health & Well-Being 10:00-11:00am teacher: Tammi
More Cattail Moonshine & Other Plants You’ll Want to Know 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
May 14, 2017, Sunday
Plants for Fairy & Miniature Gardens 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
Basic Bee-Keeping 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Lizz
May 20, 2017, Saturday
Feed Yourself Year Round from Your Garden 10:00-11:00am teacher: James
Homesteading…Establishing a Semi-Self-Sufficient Property 1:00-2:00pm teacher: James
May 21, 2017, Sunday
Plant a Garden to Attract Wild Birds 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Monica
More Bee-Keeping Insights 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Lizz
May 27, 2017, Saturday
Herbs for Delicious Potatoes of All Kinds 10:00-11:00am teacher: Tammi
Using Weeds as Food & Medicine 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
May 28, 2017, Sunday
Edible Flowers & Ways to Cook with Them 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
Attract Monarch & Other Butterflies to Gardens 2:30-3:30pm teacher: Monica
June 3, 2017, Saturday
Plants of the Desert Garden Tour 10:00-11:00am teacher: Chris Hartung
Making Herbal Salves Demo 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
June 4, 2017, Sunday
Herbs for a Fragrance Garden 1:00-2:00pm teacher: Tammi
Desert Canyon Farm Tour Walk-About 2:30-3:30pm Chris & Tammi
Don’t forget to stop in at our Farm Stand Store, which we’ve expanded this year! You’ll find more than 800 varieties of plants for sale, all grown on Desert Canyon Farm.
More Events with Tammi Hartung
March 10-12, 2017 Spencer’s Garden Show Event
Desert Canyon Farm will have a booth at this Garden Show event again this year. Please come by and visit us. Tammi will be presenting the 2 workshops below during the Garden Show. Exact days and times are not yet determined.
Stories & Insights About Native Herbs You Can Grow Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:15am
Growing Favorite Herbs & Heirloom Veggies from Desert Canyon Farm Saturday, March 11, 2017 2:45pm
Location: 4720 Center Valley Drive, Fountain, CO For More Information: 719-392-2726
June 17, 2017 Tagawa Gardens host Tammi for Herb Fest
Tammi’s Favorite Herbs Saturday 12:00noon
Location: 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO For More Information: 303-690-4722
July 23, 2017 Perennial Plant Symposium hosts Tammi
Perennials that Attract & Deter Wildlife
Location: Denver, CO For more information: www.perennialplant.org
August 19, 2017 U.S. Botanic Garden host Tammi
Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine Saturday, 10:30-12:00 noon
Location: Washington, DC For more information: http://www.botanicgardens.org
October 11, 2017 Denver Botanic Garden Herb Guild hosts Tammi
Herbs as a Part of a Healthy Lifestyle
Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO Time: 10:00am For more information call 303-425-6158
October 20-22, 2017 Kansas Mother Earth News Fair host Tammi
Topic, Date and Time to be determined, but save the dates
February 9-10, 2018 2018 Kansas City Garden Symposium hosts Tammi
How to Use Herbs for a Healthy Lifestyle Feb. 9, 2018
Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Feb. 10, 2018
More information at later date.
June 22-24, 2018 Botanica A Festival of Plants hosts Tammi
Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine
More information at a later date
Other education offerings…
Gordon Tooley or Tooley’s Trees will be teaching several workshops and events on Holistic Orchard Management and fruit tree grafting. You can get more information on his talks and workshops by emailing to email@example.com
Herbal and Shamanic Classes offered by Ann Drucker Ann offers classes in herbalism and earth-centered shamanic teachings throughout the year in the Boulder, CO area. For more information, call Ann at 303-449-4061. Classes include Maya Healing Intensive, Beginning Journeying, Primicia Ceremony, Springtime Herbal Celebration, Spirit of the Fire, Mountain Magic, Soul Retrieval Training , Family Summer Harvest, Spirit of the High Country, Healing with Spiritual Light, Deepen Your Connection, Fall Tonics, Power of Osha.
Herb Classes, Apprenticeships, Correspondence Course offered by Rosemary Gladstar Rosemary was one of my primary mentors as I studied to become an herbalist. She is one of the best teachers the herbal community has. For more information go to www.sagemountain.com or call 802-479-9825.
Gardening Classes for Mountain Gardeners offered by Penn and Cord Parmenter Penn and Cord offer a wide variety of classes on food gardening at high elevations. For more information call 719-783-2917 or www.pennandcordsgarden.com Classes offered include; Sustainable Greenhouse Design, Passive Solar Greenhouse Growing, Combining Techniques for High Altitudes, Saving & Adapting Seed for the High Country, Mountain Food Growing 101.
Canon Food Co-op has many offerings happening each month, including a lot of variety in classes and workshops. Go to www.canonfoodco-op.com for the specific details.
Native Plant Master Courses in Custer County taught by Christina MacLeod For more information call the CSU extension office at 719-783-2514 or email Christina at firstname.lastname@example.org Christina also offers other workshops throughout the year related to plants.
Pueblo Herb Society meets every 4th Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am. Contact Carrie for more specifics at 719-542-0986.
Florence/Canon City Herb Club meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1pm. Contact Christine at 719-784-1902 or Kathy at 719-784-7206 for more specifics.