2017 ONGOING GARDEN EVENTS

Volunteer Thursdays!

9:30 am -12:30 pm every Thursday
Get your hands dirty and come learn about organic farming!

Email us at garden@irregardless.com to let us know you are joining us! 

Wine & Weeds

Every Thursday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm  March through September
Get your hands dirty in our Pollinator Garden while sipping wine compliments of the Irregardless Cafe & Catering!

Volunteer Workday and Potluck: Third Saturday of each month

Sat September 16th from 9:30 – 12:00 noon
Get your hands dirty and come learn about organic farming! We will be planting, weeding and mulching the garden. Potluck lunch to follow.  Let us know you are joining us garden@irregardless.com.

 

2017 UPCOMING GARDEN EVENTS
With lots of events coming up, we’d hate for you to lose track of them.
For a complete print out of the events below, click here.

 

 

Farm Dinner in the Garden

Wednesday, September 27, 6:30- 8:30 pm

Experience urban agriculture while enjoying an authentic ‘Farm Dinner’ at the Well Fed Community Garden, just 3 miles from the Irregardless Cafe.  Irregardless’ chefs will be firing up the Garden’s pizza oven, using fresh herbs and produce from the garden. Enjoy a casual evening, tour the garden and enjoy witnessing the ‘growing cycle’.  Gluten Free and Vegan Pizzas will be available. Beverages, wine & beer will be available for a small additional fee.

Tickets: Adults $20, Children $7.50

 

Art in the Garden 

Saturday, September 30, 10 am – 1 pm
Join artist Annelies Gentile for water color instruction and painting at The Well Fed Community
Garden. $38 each day includes the ‘house’ water colors, paper, lunch, instruction and inspiration! Registration in advance is requested

Tickets: includes lunch and art materials  $38/person

 

Raleigh Urban Agriculture Day

Saturday, October 21, 9:30 am – 12:30 noon 
Instead of our regular third Saturday workday, we will be celebrating all the wonderful aspects of urban agriculture in Raleigh.

The presence of agriculture in the urban environment positively affects the natural environment, the local economy, social relations and household economic behavior, all of which contribute to the livability of the city.

RSVP Here

 

Growing your own Microgreens Workshop

Saturday, October 21, 2 pm – 3:30 pm

Learn how to grow microgreens at home. They are easy to grow, tasty on salads and soups, and packed full of antioxidants and other nutrients!

Tami Purdue started Sweet Peas Urban Gardens in 2014 in her own backyard. Tami and her team use a retrofitted shipping container for a hydroponic growing system where they grow over fifty-five varieties of microgreens and vegetable shoots.

Suggested $5 donation for the cost of materials.

 

Family Farm Lunch 

Saturday, October 28, 11 am – 2 pm

Bring your children to the GARDEN – experience urban agriculture while enjoying an authentic ‘Farm
Dinner’ at the Well Fed Community Garden, just 3 miles from the Irregardless Cafe.

Irregardless’ chefs will be firing up the Garden’s pizza oven, using fresh herbs and produce from the garden.

Activities offered to families will be tours of the garden, interacting with the chickens, simple gardening activities like planting seeds and cultivating the soil, simple cooking demonstrations and nutrition education.

Enjoy some casual time in the ‘garden’ and witness the ‘growing cycle’.

Tickets: Adults $10, Children $7.50 

 

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop 

Saturday, November 11, 2 -3:30 pm
Learn all you need to know about growing your own shiitake mushrooms, gain hands on experience in starting mushroom logs, and get to take home 1 or 2 logs of your own! Your logs will yield potentially 2 lbs or more for 5 years!

The workshop will be conducted by Will Hooker, a former NCSU professor and long time friend of the garden. Hooker is very knowledgeable with plenty of previous workshop experience and this is a great place for you to begin.

Tickets are limited so please register in advance.

Tickets: $20/person 

 

Gardens for Birds Workshop 

Saturday, December  9,  10–11:30 am  
Bird feeders are great but birds depend on native plants and trees for food and survival. learn what you can do to make your own backyard bird friendly. Workshop will be hosted by the Wake Audubon Society.  Location at the Glenwood Club: 3300 Woman’s Club Dr, Raleigh, NC 27612

$5/person 

All workshops will be at the WFCG
1321 Athens Drive, Raleigh
Email: garden@irregardless.com