Ever wonder what vegetables grow well in the fall in Florida? Join Fleet Farming for Fall Vegetable Gardening, a class intended for new growers to learn the basics of setting up a fall vegetable garden, composting, seeding, and maintenance to keep your garden full of produce. This class is led by Caroline Chomanics, the program director for Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. Fleet Farming is a non-profit program of IDEAS For Us. Learn more about Fleet Farming at www.FleetFarming.org.
Special Instructions: Attendees should bring a notebook and pen for note taking.
This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
About Your Program Presenter
Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community, having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden, in Gotha, Florida. Chomanics is the program director for Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. Learn more about Fleet Farming at www.FleetFarming.org. She also acts as chief operations officer to IDEAS For Us, a non-profit organization located in Orlando, FL, that develops, funds and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste, and ecology. When she is not farming, Chomanics is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.
About the Presenting Organization
Fleet Farming is a non-profit urban agriculture program of IDEAS For Us that transforms the average American lawn into a bio-verse, productive micro farms and edible gardens. To learn more about Fleet Farming, please visit https://fleetfarming.org/