OC Fair Farm & Garden Classes

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OC Fair Workshops Fall 2019
When:
November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2019-11-09T10:00:00-08:00
2019-11-09T12:00:00-08:00
Where:
OC Fair & Event Center's Centennial Barn - Costa Mesa
88 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
USA
Cost:
$5-$45
Contact:
AB

Join the OC Fair throughout November for various farm and garden workshops and classes, ranging from beekeeping to making kombucha!

November 9: Pruning Fruit Trees – The Basics

Learn the best time to prune stone fruit, citrus and avocado trees in Southern California. Isabel Barkman will cover the basics of pruning and why the pruning season here is different than the rest of the country. Attendees will also prep for the hands-on fruit pruning workshop in January.

When: Saturday, November 9, 10am-noon at Centennial Farm. Must register by November. 8.

How much: $5 fee covers materials and/or handouts.

 

November 23: Kombucha 101

Join Dr. Yasmine Mason of Fermentation Farm as she teaches you how to make kombucha. A discussion about fermentation – including history, health benefits and a Q&A about gut health – will follow. You will be provided with all the materials needed to make a gallon of kombucha.

When: Saturday, November 23, 10am-noon at Centennial Farm. Must register by November 21.

How much: $45 fee covers materials and/or handouts.

 

November 23: Beekeeping – The Basics

Participants will learn about the history and folklore of honey bees, their importance in pollination and hive social structure. There will also be a discussion on problems bees are facing today. Some positive advice to help honey bees will be covered and the class will end with a honey tasting.

When: Saturday, November 23, 1:30 p.m. Must register by Nov. 21.

How much: $5 fee covers materials and/or handouts.

 

November 30: Make It, Take It – Floral Design: Ikebana

Learn the basics of Ikebana floral arrangement and design. Our instructors will teach important Ikebana arrangement principles, and attendees will create their own arrangement to take home. Consider using your newly learned skills to enter the Ikebana Floral Design Competition during the 2020 OC Fair!

When: Saturday, November 30, 10am-noon at Centennial Farm. Must register by November. 29.

How much: $40 fee covers materials and/or handouts. Attendees must bring their own scissors and/or snippers.

 

For more information about the workshops offered, visit ocfair.com/gardenclasses.

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