Researching how urban farmers can increase the performance of our landscapes. – In This Podcast: If the term active carbon sequestration has you picturing scientists in hazmat suits, you aren’t alone! Returning guest Scott Murray shares how to harness the power of nature and use home landscaping to…
Since our inception in 1999, we have been providing quality education
and events specifically for the care of your fruit trees here in Arizona.
The 2019-20 Urban Farm Fruit Tree Program runs from August 2019 to February 2020. Beginning with our Kick Off Event on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 we will be offering classes on-site, online, and prerecorded webinars. You can pre-order “Urban Farm Approved” fruit trees that are specifically selected to thrive in the low desert. The Urban Farm Pop-up Nursery itself is open on select days October-February for order pick up and other essential supplies.
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Pre-order your fruit trees.
Early Bird Deadlines:
Citrus is October 5th,
Deciduous is November 2nd.
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Fruit Tree Blog & Podcasts
Creating a full circle food system that connects family and community. – In This Podcast: Wholistic living has taken on a whole new meaning for Jolene Kuty! Through learning about health, she went from eating cheese infused hot dogs to working as a chiropractic physician surrounded by her…
Helping others understand and create food forests. – In This Podcast: Eco-edible landscaping sounds like a cool new method, but it incorporates many of the tried and true methods of permaculture. Kristie Kapp educates on building a food forest and how to incorporate 7 layers, support plants, and…
How to get creative with 80 pounds of fruit. — In This Podcast: We are back with returning guest and team member, Katie Fiore to talk about getting creative when your yard gives you an excess of food. While many people fear abundance, she embraces the creativity it allows and shares a different way to look at cooking…
by Guest blogger: David Stark — The critical importance of microbes (bacteria, fungi and protozoa) for soil health finally is becoming more widely recognized. In response, a plethora of microbial products are hitting the shelves. Since most of the microbes sold are soil microbes, a common and logical question is…
Getting serious about the microscopic life in soil. — In This Podcast: Retired after years of leadership in Monsanto, David Stark was asked to mentor a young company making what was essentially compost tea. Reluctantly and with some concerns over the science, he agreed and now is excited to share what he has learned about …