Bennington Area Makers (BAM) Event 2/26/20 – Introduction to Gardening Workshop

2/26/20 – Introduction to Gardening Workshop

Beneath that snow and ice the soil is just waiting to help you grow food this summer. Join the Bennington Area Makers (BAM) and the Bennington Chapter of UVM Extension Master Gardeners for this workshop that will explore the basics of vegetable gardening.  This workshop is free, but we are requesting attendees to register so that we can ensure we have enough supplies and help. Register at:


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

239 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201

6-8 PM

FREE (but please register:

More information about this and all our events is on our facebook page: http://go.uvm/edu/bamfb

or email [email protected]

Topics will include siting, layout, companion planting, soil preparation, fertility and nutrients, crops, and variety selection for our region. You will have an opportunity to plan your own garden for the coming year.

You may also be interested in our Seed Starting event on April 9. More info on our facebook page:

About BAM

The Bennington Area Makerspace provides opportunities for connection to the entire community via intellectually and physically creative activities. We are building an accessible, open, and safe space for the community to explore science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) skills and support entrepreneurship by making things and making connections. The guiding principle of BAM is to enable transdisciplinary collaboration and intergenerational exchange to feed curiosity, support discovery, and encourage entrepreneurial development in the Bennington area. For more information about BAM please visit us online at

About Bennington Master Gardeners

The Bennington Chapter of UVM Master Gardeners is a local group of volunteer gardening leaders who partner with local community groups to create access to plants and green space for health and wellbeing, to grow and distribute local food, to create resilient landscapes, to promote invasive species management, to educate on ways to help wildlife/pollinators, and to teach their communities how to compost and maintain healthy soil ecology. For more information on the Bennington Chapter of UVM Master Gardeners, please visit their facebook page: