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Hydroponic Tour: Little Leaf Farms
Tuesday 13 February 2018, 10:00am - 11:00am

 

When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

Where: Little Leaf Farms, 105 Walker Road, Shirley, MA 01464

Little Leaf Farms is a 25-acre hydroponic farm andthe leading producer of baby greens sold across theNortheast. Their farm is the most technologically advanced lettuce growing greenhouse in the world.Greens are grown hydroponically using capturedrainwater, just one aspect of their sustainable model.Learn more by joining us on a tour with the farm’s founder, Paul Sellew

Paul Sellew founded and serves as CEO of Little Leaf Farms, prior to this he founded and served as CEO and Chairman of Harvest Power, Inc., and also founded and led as CEO of Backyard Farms, one of the largest year-round greenhouse producers of tomatoes on the east coast. Paul is a 1980 graduate of Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), and currently serves on the Board of Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.

$12 members
$20 general admission

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Sat Jan 20 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Greenhouse Growing and Maintenance
Tue Jan 23 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Botany for the Home Gardener
Wed Jan 24 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Digital Photography: Capturing Botanic Images
Wed Jan 24 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Designing the Winter Landscape
Thu Jan 25 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Landscaping and Planting Design
Tue Jan 30 @ 1:00PM - 05:00PM
Garden Designs to Bridge Culture and Time: A Garden History Symposium
Thu Feb 08 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
Fruit Trees: Maintenance and Propagation
Tue Feb 13 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Hydroponic Tour: Little Leaf Farms
Thu Feb 22 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Mass Hort's School Garden Conference: Growing for Experience
Mon Mar 05 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Tour: Lyman Estate
Thu Mar 22 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Rev Up for Spring: Seed Sowing, Growing and More!
Thu Mar 29 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Vegetable Gardening: Planning, Preparing and Maintaining Your Victory Garden