Wednesday: Soil Matters: A Symposium on Urban Soils

Aug. 24 

6-8 p.m., Parks & People Foundation, 2100 Liberty Heights Ave., (410) 448-5663,, free (RSVP to

Gardening in the city isn’t easy. Unpaved space is scarce, and often the soil has been contaminated by hazardous chemicals. But with the know-how, it’s possible to create sustainable food sources from the ground up. Learn the basics of urban soils, composting, nutrient management, and more so you can start your own micro-farm.

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