In this 2-hour class, Christine Wilcox will teach you how to make salves from local herbs. Salves are a wonderful way to use the healing properties of herbs. We will use infused oils with herbs and turn the oils into salves. You will go home with a salve you helped create and empowered with the … More Salves from the Garden Class
Earth Day is coming. Spend the evening learning how to start your own seeds. Are you spending too much money buying starts every year? Have you unsuccessfully started seeds in the past? Do you want to have more choices in plant varieties? Come learn to start your own seeds, and take them home with you! … More Earth Day Seed Starting Class
Are you spending too much money buying starts every year? Have you unsuccessfully started seeds in the past? Do you want to have more choices in plant varieties? Come learn to start your own seeds, and take them home with you! This two (2) hour class, taught by Alivia DeBusk, is designed for the begining … More Seed Starting Class
Salves from the Garden November 29th, 6pm-8pm at Anchorage Community House Have you ever wondered how salves and balms are made? Well here’s your chance to find out. In this 2-hour class, Christine Wilcox and Alivia DeBusk will teach you how to make salves from local herbs. Salves are a wonderful way to use the … More Salves from the Garden
Hey gardeners ~ The 2018 Yarducopia Bike Tour is fast approaching! We will be meeting at 2pm on Saturday, August 4th at Valley of the Moon Park. The tour will loop through 5 different gardens, starting near the park and working through Spenard. The route is about ~8 miles, and the difficulty/pace should be doable … More 2018 Yarducopia Bike Tour
Get the Scoop, Organic Gardeners! Come plant seeds and learn how to plant without using pesticides with renowned gardener, Ellie Vande Visse! She was an Environmental Education Consultant in West Michigan for 20 school districts, and developer of a nature center. In Alaska, her Good Earth Gardens have been a teaching lab as well as … More Soils, Seeds and Starts – Spring Workshop!
Hello Gardeners! This year’s Yarducopia Bike Tour is just around the corner! We will be meeting at 10 am on Saturday July 22nd at the Spenard Farmer’s Market. The tour will visit 5 gardens throughout the Spenard Neighborhood, finishing back at the Farmer’s Market at around 1 pm. The gardens are looking wonderful this year … More 2017 Yarducopia Bike Tour
Hello Everyone! Some of you may have heard about the harvest and recipe book I created for all veggie starts that Yarducopia offered during the 2017 season! A shorter version is being distributed at garden visits and events, but I am including a longer version with more advanced recipes on the blog for your viewing, … More 2017 Yarducopia Recipe Book
Greetings Alaska Gardeners! My name is Maddy Poehlein and I am the Yarducopia intern for the summer! I just finished my Junior year at Whitman College and am excited to be spending the summer in Alaska gardening and learning about pressing Environmental Justice issues. I am majoring in Environmental Studies and Politics and have a … More There’s a New Gardener in Town!
Are you looking to grow your own food this year? Yarducopia is continuing its series of one-hour, beginning-level classes with some repeats, some new offerings. Each class will run from 7-8pm on Thursdays, and cost $10. All proceeds will help fund Yarducopia, which creates gardening and community-building opportunities in Anchorage. These are small, hands-on classes that are limited … More MORE Beginning Organic Gardening Classes!