CANCELED - Field Trip to Herban Sprout

  • Saturday, October 01, 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • Herban Sprout, 732 New York Ave. Martinsburg, WV

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CANCELED due to unforeseen circumstances

What: Field Trip to Herban Sprout

Where: Martinsburg, WV

When: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. 

Cost: free

Contact: Krista Hawley adultprograms@potomacaudubon.org or 703-303-1026

PVAS Host: TBA

PVMN Re-Cert Hour

Join PVAS as we tour Martinsburg's first urban farm, Herban Sprout. 

This tour will highlight the amazing produce that can be organically grown in an urban setting, as well as a host of other fascinating features you can find at Herban Sprout.

  • We will explore their 18"X18" greenhouse that is completely off the grid
  • greenhouse features 6 solar panels on the roof that run hydroponic pumps, fans etc...
  • siding made out of pallet boards
  • insulation from recycled denim (blue jeans)
  • rain barrels
  • 38 restored windows
  • much of the wood is recycled, repurposed wood from dumpsters and recycle center
  • organic, local, real food, greens, herbs, wheatgrass, micro greens, hydroponics, etc

See pictures and read about what is happening at Urban Sprout through their Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/herbansprout

The tour will begin at 9:00 am. and last about an hour. Matthew Denton and Stepfhanie Connell, owners of Herban Sprout, will be giving the tour and are xcited to show you around and answer any questions you may have. 

Registration is strongly encouraged in order to help prepare for the tour. 

Please contact Krista Hawley at adultprograms@potomacaucubon.org or 703-303-1026 with any questions you may have.



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              P.O. Box 578 • Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
              phone // 304-676-3397

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Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 
Kristin@potomacaudubon.org

Kimberly Baldwin, Program Director //
304-350-9735
Kimberly@potomacaudubon.org

Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319
Katelyn@PotomacAudubon.org

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026
AdultPrograms@PotomacAudubon.org

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
Amy@PotomacAudubon.org
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