LANCASTER — You can grow your own food… even in the desert! Learn how by attending a free mini class this Saturday at the Elm Avenue Community Garden in Lancaster.
The Fall Cleanup and Mini Class will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Elm Avenue Community Garden, located at 44841 Elm Avenue (near the corner of Elm and Milling in downtown Lancaster).
Dave Mashore of the Catalyst Foundation will lead a class/conversation on “What to Plant in the Fall and Winter.” And volunteers will help clean up the Elm Avenue Community Garden.
The event is part of an ongoing effort to build a better Antelope Valley for all residents by beautifying the garden and parkways, organizers said in a news release.
The Elm Avenue Community Garden is an organic community garden that grows and harvests vegetables, fruits and herbs to share with the community. This year’s garden projects included the installation of an award-winning art piece by local high school students and the creation and giveaway of 40 baskets to the Lancaster Senior Center.
At Saturday’s cleanup, the garden team will be premiering a new logo, which was created and donated by a local multimedia studio.
The Elm Avenue Community Garden Fall Cleanup and Mini Class is free and open to all ages, however, children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, closed-toe shoes and sun protection. A light snack and bottled water will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring extra water.
For more information on this event, contact Kimble Deleon at 323-487-0559 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.