Oakwood Farms Gardening Class

Give a man a few vegetables and you feed him for a day; teach a man to garden, and you feed him for a lifetime.”

Artis Sidney (middle) congratulated workshop particpants Doris Richardson (left) and Jeri Lee-Pride.

Essentially, this means that it’s more worthwhile to teach someone to do something for themselves than to do it for them on an ongoing basis.

During the 2017 South Central Conference camp meeting, Oakwood Farms’ master gardener/farmer Artis Sidney conducted a series of “How to Grow Your Garden” workshops. After attending four two-hour workshops, participants received certificates of completion.

Oakwood Farms is a practical way of promoting a healthy lifestyle based on biblical principles.

 

Produce is available for sale Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. near Burrell Hall.

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