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Organic farming workshops set for Sooke

ALM Organic Farm in Sooke has announced its spring calendar of workshops for backyard growers and others wishing to grow their own produce. The workshops, taught by senior farm staff, are hands-on sessions that teach sustainable growing methods.

The next workshop, March 29, is Grow Amazing Tomatoes, which offers tips on early production and how to achieve great-tasting fruit. Plant Propagation, May 3, answers common questions about growing plants from seedlings.

The Winter Garden, June 7, gives tips on summer planting for winter production.

There is a cost involved for all of the workshops. Visit almafarms.org or call 250-642-3671 for more information.

The farm is also hosting it fourth annual Plant and Seed sale April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alma Farms is at 3680 Otter Point Rd.

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