What: Foodscape Intensive Weekend
Where: Middleton Place pavilion
When: Saturday March 10th 9:30AM – 2:00pm
TIckets: $100 per person ($75 for CHS Members)
CHS lecture favorite and foodscaping guru, author and pioneer Brie Arthur returns by great demand to lead a one-of-a-kind intensive weekend event focusing on the popular foodscaping movement; planting and growing food alongside your flowers, within the landscape that already exists.
Over the course of of a beautiful March day at Middleton Place, Brie will host a series of exciting, informative and interactive workshops including a cooking demonstration (perhaps with some fresh bloody marys), growing heirloom tomatoes and how to combine edibles into your own landscape. To top it all off, our friends at Middleton Place will provide one of their legendary and bountiful lunch buffets as part of the festivities.
Brie one of the leading forces in the national suburban Foodscaping movement, is a sought out expert and dynamic international speaker. As a correspondent on the PBS television show Growing A Greener World, Brie shares practical advice from her one acre suburban foodscape encouraging everyone to embrace the hobby and lifestyle of home gardening. Brie serves as GWA (Garden Writers of America) National Director of Region IV representing garden communicators across the southeast US. As founder of Emergent: A Group For Growing Professionals, Brie encourages an open dialogue and networking opportunities between seasoned professionals and rising green industry members.
The Foodscape Intensive schedule:
9:30AM – 10:30AM
YARD TO TABLE COOKING DEMONSTRATION
Brie shares her favorite recipes and time saving tips for preparing the fresh produce grown in the foodscape. From drying herbs for custom seasoning blends to canning peppers, Brie explains how to make the most of the food you grow. Enjoy a tomato tasting while learning how to make heirloom Bloody Mary’s and garden fresh sauce and salsa.
15 minute break
GROWING HEIRLOOM TOMATOES IN THE SOUTH
Heirloom tomatoes are the ultimate taste of summer but they can be a challenge to grow in the hot southeastern climate. Brie shares expert tips for a successful, organic growing season. Variety selection, cultural information and water systems such as aeroponics and hydroponics are discussed. Get insider tips and Brie’s top ten favorite Heirloom Varieties so you can enjoy the ultimate taste of summer!
11:45AM – 1:00PM
MIDDLETON PLACE LUNCH and BREAK OUT SESSION OF TOMATO SEED SOWING
1:00PM – 2:00PM
COMBINING EDIBLES WITHIN YOUR LANDSCAPE
Foodscape design requires a well balanced mix of flowering trees, shrubs and perennials along with seasonal edibles plants. Brie shares her favorite perennials for the seasonal foodscape. Learn how to layer perennials in with your favorite vegetables to increase beauty and pollinator activity.
Tickets: $100 per person ($75 for CHS Members)
*includes all classes and full luncheon at Middleton Place & option to tour the plantation after the event
BUY ONLINE HERE or call 843.579.9922
This event is limited to 60 participants and is first come first serve.
Due to demand tickets must be paid for at time of purchase.
No holds, please.
Non-members who wish to join CHS as a new member can register online HERE or by calling 843.579.9922