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Learn to Create Your Own Heirloom Kitchen Garden

4/7/2010 10:12:52 PM

Tags: heirlooms, kitchen gardens, workshops


Saturday, May 22; Saturday, June 19; Saturday July 17, 2010

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Organic Lunch and Beverages Included, Handouts, Data Sheets, Everything You Will Need to Know to Launch Your Own Kitchen Garden


William Woys Weaver Ph.D., Food Historian and Author

David Siller Former Educator at Weaver’s Way, Philadelphia


The Historic Kitchen Garden at Roughwood, Devon, PA

Rain or Shine!

Roughwood Built 1805

National Register of Historic Places


$175.00 per Class or $425.00 for the Package of 3 (Save $100 and Receive a Certificate)


Cancellation up to 10 Days before the Date of Class for Full Refund

Reserve by email to W3Food @

Upon Registration and Receipt of Payment: You will receive driving and parking instructions, course outlines, reading assignments for the round-table discussions, and a questionnaire to fill out with points you would like covered in class.

Bring a notebook and pen! Wear casual/gardening clothes. Head covering recommended.


The 3-course series is intended to serve as a unit so that in each class you will cover new information. The dates were chosen so that you would be exposed to seasonality, different planting cycles, different aspects of seed saving, etc. Actual class material will vary depending on the weather and what Nature has provided this spring and summer. This flexibility is part of a successful heirloom gardening program.

Basics for lunch will be provided and will consist of light organic dishes with ingredients from the garden, herbal teas, mineral water, etc. You are welcome to bring a dish to add to the pot-luck lunch table.

William Woys Weaver and the late Julia Child in the Kitchen Garden at Roughwood, Devon, PA. William Woys Weaver is a food historian and author of some 15 books on culinary history. He is Contributing Editor for Mother Earth News and maintains the Roughwood Seed Collection of over 4,000 heirloom food plants. His book Heirloom Vegetable Gardening is considered a classic on this subject.

David Siller is originally from Wayne, PA having attended Kimberton Waldorf School. He has a deep appreciation for the natural environment and considers himself both a sustainable Agriculturist and a Naturalist. David is the former farm educator with Weavers Way Farm in Germantown, Philadelphia, where he worked with schools from around the region and spearheaded urban farming projects.


E-mail the following information to W3food @



City_______________________________ State______ Zip_____________


Course 1 (May 22, 2010) __________

Course 2 (June 17, 2010) __________

Course 3 (July 17, 2010) __________

($175.00 per course, $425.00 for all 3)

TOTAL DUE ____________

Fill out and include your check made out to "William Woys Weaver" and mail to William Woys Weaver, Box 75, Devon, PA 19333-0075

You will receive e-mail confirmation, and a packet of material regarding the course by slow mail.

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