Veg Club can help make your food garden great. This series of classes covers everything from beginner basics to specialized local resources for experienced growers. It’s free!

Veg Club Field Trip: Join us in the BARN Kitchen for a class on natural fermentation and learn how to turn your autumn harvest into delicious, healthy food for winter and beyond.  Instructors will demonstrate safe practices for making your own naturally lacto-fermented sauerkraut and pickles. It’s free!

Class meets at the Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network, 8890 Three Tree Ln NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Space is limited, registration is required. To register 

  • WA State Health Department requires closed-toe shoes to attend the class.
  • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols.
  • Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class.
  • For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

Shannon Hayes will lead the class. Shannon has served as the 4-H Program Manager for WSU Kitsap County Extension, is a former Food Safety and Home Preservation Specialist (Master Canner) trained by WSU, holds commercial food processing certifications and is passionate about all things food preservation.

Veg Club is presented in partnership with the Bainbridge Prepares Food Resiliency Team (because growing food is part of being prepared) and the Bainbridge Branch of the Kitsap Regional Library (because vegetable gardening is smart, healthy and cool)

2022 Gardening Class Schedule

Feb: Planning - Your year to grow more

Mar: Season Extension - Get more from your garden.

Apr: Create & Maintain Healthy Soil

May: Common Pests and Diseases

Jun: Eat from Your Garden All Fall & Winter

Jul: Preserving Your Harvest: Canning Class at BARN

Aug: Fruit Tree Field Trip

Sept: Storing Your Harvest in Garden, Garage, and Pantry & Seed Saving

Oct: Fermentation

That wraps things up for 2022. Veg Club will resume in 2023.

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Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October on the second Tuesday until Tue Nov 01 2022.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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