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Community Teaching Garden Course

1 Ethan Allen Homestead
Burlington, VT

The Community Teaching Garden Course is a unique garden education program offered by the Vermont Community Garden Network to teach adults how to grow their own food in a fun, supportive, and cooperative learning environment.  The 6 month long course follows the rhythm of the growing season through weekly lessons and hands-on garden work.  Participants learn all about planting a variety of vegetables, as well as many fruits, herbs, and flowers.  Monthly make-and-takes featuring herbalism and food preservation products are also included.

24 weeks: May 6 – October 14

Weekly classes are scheduled on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Monthly make-and-take workshops are scheduled the second Saturday of each month from 9:00am – 12:00pm.  (May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10)

Location: Ethan Allen Homestead in the New North End

Registration fee: $550 

Scholarships and payment plans available! 

To learn more and register online, visit:

Questions? Contact (802) 861 – 4769