CSA Cooking Class with Chef Jen & Second Chance
Jul
29
2:00 pm14:00

CSA Cooking Class with Chef Jen & Second Chance

  • City Farmers Nursery

Time: 2pm-5pm

Cost: $ 30/per person

Come learn everything needed to make amazing seasonal fresh vegetable recipes you can use as side dishes or some new recipes for wonderful vegetarian dinners. This class is all about accessible cooking and amazing flavors.

Join Chef Jenn for a hands-on cooking class where she will create a vegetarian meal from start to finish using the produce handpicked from Second Chance that week. This class is a fresh approach to meal preparation using farm fresh products from our local Second Cance Program.

Gardening 101
Aug
5
8:30 am08:30

Gardening 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn the basics of gardening (including plant selection and soil preparation) in SoCal with lifelong gardener and our Founder, Farmer Bill.

Composting 101
Aug
26
8:30 am08:30

Composting 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn safe and simple composting & vermiculture basics – from what you can and can't compost, where to keep your compost, and when you can add worms.

Bonsai 101
Sep
23
8:30 am08:30

Bonsai 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn about the ins and outs of Bonsai gardening - from plant and shaping best practices, to the calm, and steadying maintenance of these beautiful plants. {free. no need to rsvp.}

CLOSED
Sep
30
9:00 am09:00

CLOSED

  • City Farmers Nursery

We apologize for any inconvenience as we close to allow our team time with their families. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

Clean Sweep Week Closure
Dec
24
Jan 1

Clean Sweep Week Closure

  • City Farmers Nursery

We wish you a beautiful end of 2017 and start to 2018. Thank you for giving our team time with their families, and time to tackle our big, dusty projects!


Fertilizing & Fertilizers 101
Jun
25
8:30 am08:30

Fertilizing & Fertilizers 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Feed your plants, and they’ll feed you! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of plant food and how to evaluate what plants in San Diego eat to thrive. We’ll cover NPK basics, using fertilizer that will work with your soil and plants special needs, all in a simple, fun approach.

Free. No RSVP needed.

Taught by: Farmer Bill

Carpooling Recommended

Raising Goats
Jun
10
9:00 am09:00

Raising Goats

  • City Farmers Nursery

[Free Class] Come join a discussion with members of the local goat co-op and get your questions answered about these fun, four-legged friends! Learn the basics of having "urban goats" in your backyard in the City of San Diego, keeping them healthy, enjoying goat milk, and more. We'll even meet a couple goats face-to-face and experience why they make great family additions!

Free. No need to RSVP. Carpooling recommended.

Sustainability 101
Jun
3
9:00 am09:00

Sustainability 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Whether you’re looking at reducing your environmental impact, or are moving towards a zero-waste, we’ll talk sustainability in the city, using your gardens and compost piles, and you’ll even get to tour the nursery to see our practices at work.

Japanese Living Moss Garden / Kokedama Making Class
May
27
10:00 am10:00

Japanese Living Moss Garden / Kokedama Making Class

Kanako's first class sold out quickly so we're delighted to bring her back for an encore! If you missed out last time, be sure to get your tickets today.

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ($35)

Kokedama is a traditional Japanese art form where moss is used as a container for a plant.

In this interesting and hands-on workshop, you will learn the skills behind kokedama how to make your very own kokedama. Led by Kanako Yamada, owner of Kodama Forest.

Workshop participants receive:

  • Full questions and answers from an expert, about this Japanese art form.
  • All of the supplies needed to make your unique Kokedama, including: two plants from Kanako's selection, moss, soils, and all other materials needed. (Please bring your apron and grove if you want.)

A unique, fun-to-make Kokedama that you can take home and enjoy, or give as a wonderful living gift.

Instructor Kanako was trained in Kyoto, Japan, and looks forward to sharing her love of bringing unique and adaptable plant gifting techniques with you.

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ($35)

Gardening 101
May
20
8:30 am08:30

Gardening 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn the basics of gardening (including plant selection and soil preparation) in SoCal with lifelong gardener and our Founder, Farmer Bill. Sure to entertain and educate - bring your questions and get an early start on your garden for 2017.

California native plants
May
13
9:00 am09:00

California native plants

  • City Farmers Nursery

Teresa Everett of Moosa Creek Nursery will be on hand to give an introduction to using California native plants in the landscape.

Learn how to use native plants to develop a natural habitat for butterflies and birds and create year-round beauty in the garden.

NoMoFo (No more $4!) DIY Kombucha Workshop
Apr
29
3:00 pm15:00

NoMoFo (No more $4!) DIY Kombucha Workshop

  • CIty Farmers Nursery

Learn all about kombucha (a fermented tea beverage) and why fermented foods are so good for you!

This class will cover how to make it safely at home, including secondary flavoring. Sample various seasonal kombucha flavors!

We will make a bottle that you will carbonate and can try within days, and you will get to take home a kit with everything you need to start making kombucha for yourself!

Raising Chickens 101
Apr
23
9:00 am09:00

Raising Chickens 101

It's our most popular class of the year! Bring a spare lawn chair and sit a spell while we talk about how to raise happy and healthy chickens.  
We'll cover coops, feed, lifespan, eggs, and the basics of how to legally raise these animals in an urban setting. Free! Taught by Farmer Bill.

No need to RSVP
Please try to carpool
 

 Intermediate Beverages - Water Kefir, Kvass, Boozy Probiotics Workshop
Apr
22
3:00 pm15:00

Intermediate Beverages - Water Kefir, Kvass, Boozy Probiotics Workshop

  • City Farmers Nursery

You've got your home kombucha brewing going strong. Want to take it to the next level? In this workshop which builds on the "Kombucha 101" material, We will:

- discuss additional fermented beverages such as ginger bugs, water kefir, and even the vegetable tonics known as "kvass"
- Show you techniques for crafting mildly alcoholic, but still probiotic brews
- TASTE various probiotic beverages
- DO: You'll get to start your own batch of water kefir
- TAKE HOME: Provide you with a water kefir starer culture so you can start making your own at home

Gardening 101
Apr
22
8:30 am08:30

Gardening 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn the basics of gardening (including plant selection and soil preparation) in SoCal with lifelong gardener and our Founder, Farmer Bill. Sure to entertain and educate - bring your questions and get an early start on your garden for 2017.

Intro to Bonsai
Apr
15
8:30 am08:30

Intro to Bonsai

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn about the ins and outs of Bonsai gardening - from plant and shaping best practices, to the calm, and steadying maintenance of these beautiful plants. 

Kids Gardening Class
Apr
13
1:00 pm13:00

Kids Gardening Class

Come learn about earthworms and vermicomposting (that's composting with worms!)

In this afternoon class, kids will learn how worms and their work in the garden, and they'll build their very own vermiculture in a jar. You'll learn how to compost with worms, you can grow your worms at home.

We have 10 spots available for this first class - please pick up your ticket here:
$5 for first child, additional children $3
(Cost is to pay for supplies.)

Solar Cooking 101
Apr
8
9:00 am09:00

Solar Cooking 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

We’re very happy to bring back Jim LaJoie for another solar cooker workshop.

This is a fun and informative class & workshop where participants learn about solar cooking.

The class covers the ins and outs of solar cooking and participants will have the option to purchase an All Season's solar cooker prior to the class for a special rate. 

Farm to Table With Suzie’s Farm Hands On Vegetarian CSA Cooking Class
Apr
1
2:00 pm14:00

Farm to Table With Suzie’s Farm Hands On Vegetarian CSA Cooking Class

  • City Farmers Nursery

Come learn about Suzie’s Farm as well as all the tips and tricks needed to make amazing seasonal fresh vegetable recipes you can use as side dishes or some new recipes for wonderful vegetarian dinners.


Join Chef Jenn for a hands-on cooking class where she will create a vegetarian meal from start to finish using the produce handpicked from Suzie's farm that week. This class is a fresh approach to meal preparation using farm fresh products from the Suzie’s Farm.

Fertilizing & Fertilizers 101
Mar
26
8:30 am08:30

Fertilizing & Fertilizers 101

  • City Farmers Nursery

Feed your plants, and they’ll feed you! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of plant food and how to evaluate what plants in San Diego eat to thrive. We’ll cover NPK basics, using fertilizer that will work with your soil and plants special needs, all in a simple, fun approach.

DIY Miso Making Workshop
Mar
25
3:00 pm15:00

DIY Miso Making Workshop

  • City Farmers Nursery

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn all about miso, a magical fermented bean paste that originated in Japan many centuries ago. Miso is full of umami and is used to flavor everything from soups to marinades and salad dressings, stir-fries, to eggs.

Growing Carnivorous Plants
Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Growing Carnivorous Plants

  • City Farmers Nursery

This class will teach you the growing techniques necessary to have your carnivorous plants thrive. You will be taught about the requirements to growing several beginner species of carnivorous plants!

Spring DIY Sauerkraut Fermentation Workshop
Mar
12
3:00 pm15:00

Spring DIY Sauerkraut Fermentation Workshop

  • City Farmers Nursery

Join Austin Durant, founder and Chief Fermentation Officer of Fermenters Club, as he takes you into the wild and wide world of fermentation!

In this workshop, you will
- Learn all about food fermentation and how easy and safe it is
- Taste a variety of fermented veggies such as sauerkraut and kimchi
- Make a jar of fermented veggies to take home and ferment

Simple Greywater Solutions to maximize water and cost savings
Mar
4
9:00 am09:00

Simple Greywater Solutions to maximize water and cost savings

  • City Farmers Nursery

In this free event, we'll discuss the greywater codes in place in San Diego, the practical plumbing issues associated with different situations, the difference between a laundry to landscape system and a gravity fed shower system, water budgeting, appropriate landscape, and we will touch on pumps and advanced greywater systems. We will have books and parts on hand to aid discussion.