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On-Farm Workshop at Coldwater Gardens

Farm Tour and Workshop at Coldwater Farm









June 11, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coldwater Gardens
7009 Creek Stone Road, Milton, FL 32570

Join us for a great day of learning about Shiitake mushroom cultivation methods, diversifying your farm products and activities, how NRCS can help fund your farm’s High Tunnel, and much more at the upcoming on-farm workshop!

FOG will be joined by the Coldwater Gardens crew, Slow Food Gulf Coast, NRCS, and Santa Rosa County Extension to present a day of hands on learning and networking.

Workshop registration cost is just $10 and includes a delicious garden lunch prepared by Chef Lindy Howell. 

Workshop Schedule:

8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – Registration 11129917_358557817683569_2387364464194898457_o
10 – 10:30 a.m. – Welcome and farm tour!
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – On-Farm diversity: benefits and value-added activities for your farm!
11:30 am – 12:15 p.m. – Shiitake mushroom production and cultivation
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – LUNCH with Chef Lindy Howell
1:15 – 2:30 p.m. – EQIP Program for season extension:  High Tunnels – Why and How to get one from your Farm! – presented by Trent Matthews, Santa Rosa NRCS
2:30 -3 p.m. – Q&A

Register below…we hope to see you there!

If you would like to pay cash at the door, please fill out this registration form so we can count on you coming! 

Accommodations and Extras: 

Coldwater Gardens is an agritourism farm working for the health of the Northwest Florida community and environment as well as an Eco-friendly retreat of over 360 acres with many diverse activities. Private tours and glamping tents are available! Stay and enjoy the natural beauty of Northwest Florida.

What is Glamping? 

Love camping but not sleeping on the ground? Situated on a gentle slope overlooking a pine savanna, glamping tents are outfitted with amenities that make your experience much more relaxing.

Each tent has one queen size bed, mini fridge, kitchen hutch, outdoor furniture, charcoal BBQ grill, fire ring and is close to the bathhouse. A bottom sheet and pillows are provided, please bring your own blankets. Air mattresses are available upon request for $10/night.

Each tent is $50/night. To reserve your spot please contact Coldwater Gardens or call 850.426.1300.

Register below to attend! Reminder, if you would like to pay cash at the door, please fill out this registration form so we can count on you coming! 

Registration deadline is June 9!

For more information, please contact Mary Hathaway at or call 904.419.3609.