From introductory classes, to special events, and everything in between, here’s what’s happening at Fifth Season Asheville Market this month!
SPRING GARDENING CELEBRATION
Saturday, April 29th
Come celebrate spring at Fifth Season Gardening! Our outdoor nursery will be full of gorgeous annuals and perennials, fruit trees and bushes galore, organic veggie starts and herbs, plus a great selection of planters.
10% off everything for your garden – tools, soils, amendments, plants, and containers!
Here are some of the festivities we have to look forward to (so far):
- Introduction to Backyard Poultry workshop ($25)
- Container Gardening Live Demo (FREE)
- It’s the Berries– Growing Edible Perennials in WNC Workshop
- Kids activities (TBD)
Introduction to Backyard Poultry • $25 • Register
Saturday, April 29th • 10:00am – 1:00pm
Join Meagan Roberts, and members of her flock, as they provide a hands-on introduction to the care, handling and housing of backyard heritage poultry. This course will provide the information and confidence you need to raise healthy, productive birds in your own backyard.
Growing Edible Perennials in WNC • DONATION • Register
Saturday, April 29th • 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Berries are some of the most delectable and nutritious of fruits and are also one of the most expensive fruits to buy in the market. Real bonuses to growing your own including knowing that your harvest has no pesticide residues and that the fruits are harvested when they are ripe and the most delicious. This program will give you all the info you need to be successful with this wonderful group—soil requirements, nutrient needs, training, planting tips, variety selection, pruning and harvesting, safe, and low-toxicity pest controls for the most popular berries– strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and grape. This will be an organic oriented approach. Helpful take-home handouts and references will be provided.
DIY Non-Alcoholic Fermented Beverages • DONATION • Register
Sunday, April 30th • 11:00am – 2:00pm
Learn the art of making amazing fermented beverages that nourish the body and uplift the soul, without inebriating the spirit! We will explore kombucha, jun, kefir, sodas, tonics, and more with variations on ingredients from different cultures around the world. Learn how to turn your kitchen into a magical elixir creation station!