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Events and Workshops at DeLaney Community Farm



All events are held at DeLaney Community Farm, 170 S Chambers Road in Aurora (click here for directions) unless otherwise noted. There is a suggested donation for each workshop. RSVPs are required for classes and class registrations are now open. Save the dates are below!

April

Beekeeping: Starting a Hive
Saturday, April 18th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Take a tour of the DeLaney Farm apiary and the three hive types that are maintained there. Learn how to install a swarm or package, and discuss what to look for when inspecting hives in the spring. Please RSVP and pay in advance. Limited to 30 people. Led by DeLaney’s award-winning Beekeepers, Allan & Debbie Brown. Cost: Free for members, $15 per person, RSVP here!
   
May

Preservation for Beginners
Saturday, May 16th, 10:00am to 12:00pm 
This class will give a brief overview of four different preservation techniques: freezing, drying, canning, and pickling; including the basic chemical and biological principals behind each technique. Then the rest of class time will be devoted to demonstrating good canning and pickling practices. A handout will be provided with basic recipes and further reading. Please RSVP and pay in advance. Limited to 30 people. Led by DeLaney Community Farm Member, Jonathan Robertson. Cost: Free for members, $15 per person, RSVP here!
    

June

Member Kick-Off
Saturday, June 6th, 10:00am

Creating Your Own Food System
Saturday, June 20th 10:00am to 12:00pm 
Let's have a conversation and share tips and tricks to make yourself and your family less dependent on the current food system and economy. How can we eat more organic, local and in-season food without having to spend a fortune at the organic grocery store during the off-season? Are there ways we can compromise to also consider demands on our time, stress level and financial health, so the changes we make are long term? Led by DeLaney Community Farm Member, Angela Taylor. Please RSVP and pay in advance. Limited to 30 people. Cost: Free for members, $15 per person, RSVP here!

August

Beekeeping:  Hive Harvest Activities
Saturday, August 15th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how and when to harvest from various hive types at the farm. You will also learn how to get your hives ready for the winter. And what should you do with all of that beeswax!? Please RSVP and pay in advance. Limited to 30 people. Led by DeLaney’s Beekeepers, Allan & Debbie Brown. Cost:  Free for members, $15 per person, RSVP here!

September

Preservation: Storing Your Harvest
Saturday, September 19th, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Storing your fall fruits and vegetables may be easier, and more cost effective, than you think! Storage compartments can be built at little or no cost and can help you save food dollars this winter! Learn how to store your fruits and vegetable properly to stretch your harvest over the winter. Please RSVP and pay in advance. Limited to 30 people. Led by TBA. Cost: Free for members, $15 per person, RSVP here!

Snooze Brunch in the Field
Saturday, September 26th, 10:00am
Brunch with DUG at our DeLaney Community Farm for a farm-to-table brunch fundraiser benefiting DeLaney Community Farm. This brunch will be prepared by chefs from local restaurant Snooze - An AM Eatery and will feature food from DeLaney Community Farm and our partner farms from around Colorado. Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for children, 12 & under free, RSVP here!

October

Easy Container Gardening
Saturday, October 17th, 10:00am to 12:00pm 
This is the perfect class for those who have always wanted to garden at home but have limited space. Learn how to get started with container gardening and which plants do best in containers. Led by Sue Howk, Community Dietician, Tri-County Health Please RSVP and pay in advance. Limited to 30 people. Cost: Free for members, $15 per person, RSVP here!

Also see:

About DeLaney Community Farm
Getting to DeLaney Community Farm
Denver Urban Gardens Events and Workshops