27144 Rock Island Rd
Hempstead, TX 77445
Join us for a Morning in the Country!
Take a self-guided tour of the farm, enjoy a delicious lunch with ingredients from our gardens, take a class with our Farm Director, and much more.
Cost (includes lunch)
- FREE for ages 4 years and under
- $25 for ages 5 – 13 years
- $45 for ages 14+
February 10, 2018 – Seasonal Nutrition Garden Exploration with Rebecca Verm
Explore the importance of seasonal eating as it relates to health and nutrition. We will discuss what produce is currently available at local farms and farmers markets as well as how to prepare simple, delicious meals. The class will take a tasting tour of the Blackwood Kitchen Garden in order to better experience all the flavors the current season has to offer.
March 3, 2018 – Basics of Successful Vegetable Gardening with Rebecca Verm
Introduction to the basics of growing vegetables in the Gulf Coast region. Some of the topics covered include growing seasons, climate, best growing methods & mediums, and specific crop recommendations. We will explore each of these principles, and how they are implemented, in Blackwood’s Kitchen Garden. Students will leave empowered to begin their own backyard garden successfully.