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$149 – $199
Join Farmview Market grower extraordinaire Brad Kelly for a morning of raised-bed construction and garden guidance! This hands-on workshop will get you busy making your raised-bed garden dreams come true with the guidance you need to put together a custom, Farmview raised-bed kit. The custom raised bed kit and construction guidance are included in the workshop price; if you cannot transport your finished product home in your vehicle, you can use the class as a demo and you can take home the kit for construction later*.
Brad will begin the session with instruction on how to best use a raised bed, including soil and amendments, placing the bed, planting best practices and tips, and share ideas for what to plant in your raised bed. He will guide you through the entire process, and then tell you how to best fill the bed for maximum garden potential in season.
This class is made for anyone who wants homegrown produce, without all the research! You will walk away from this class with all the components you need for your raised bed, and information on how to plant and grow vegetables and herbs.**
Perfectly timed to get you ready for the warm growing season, this experience will help you make your first step into that backyard herb garden or veggie plot you’ve been wanting. No tilling required!
*Keep in mind if you purchase the 4’x8’ kit, you will have 8’ boards you will need to transport home, so you will need a large vehicle or truck.
Suitable for ages 16 and up
**Seeds, soil and fertilizer not included in this class.
TWO KITS AVAILABLE (choose your kit when completing the ticketing process):
$149 4’ x 4’ Georgia Cypress custom raised bed kit
$199 4’ x 8’ Georgia Cypress custom raised bed kit
**Farmview’s Georgia Cypress custom raised bed kit includes:
Information you will learn w/handouts to take home:
***You can put your bed together with us during the class OR take home your kit with instructions and construct on your own.
For more information or questions, please contact Angelina Bellebuono at angelina@FarmviewMarket.com.
Brad, a Morgan County native, graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Economics and a minor in Environmental Economics and Management. He returned to UGA and completed the Organic Agriculture Certificate Program. During his time in the certificate program he began working at Kelly Products as Ag Development Manager. He also worked at the UGA Horticulture Farm in the Certified Organic area of the farm. He currently serves as the Farm Operations Manager for Kelly Products where he manages the 11-acre Certified Naturally Grown company garden, Rock House Creamery in Newborn, and Kelly Farm Operations and Rock House Farm in Leesburg, GA. Brad is passionate about sustainable vegetable production and the local food movement. He lives in Madison with his wife Larkin, and their daughter, Martha.
2610 Eatonton Hwy
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7am – 7pm
7am – 10:30am
11am – 3pm
Saturdays (April – September)
9am – 1pm