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Building Soil Health: Soil Basics & Composting

Join Margaret Murphy, Horticulture Outreach Specialist for UW-Extension, and Andy Heren, a Master Gardener and Master Composter, as they introduce you to the basics of soil, the miracle material that nurtures growth and health for all. They will cover the basics of soil health and soil amendments, and then spend time teaching you how to compost your yard clippings, your kitchen waste, and more…all to support ever richer soils in your garden!


Our Mission

Farm Table Foundation grows local food culture through education, research, and training.

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Building Community—treating all with respect and compassion, remembering we all share this place, and knowing that community includes the land, air, water, and creatures with whom we share our home.


Teaching Craft—focusing particularly on local foods and the craft of growing, preparing, preserving, and serving delicious food from healthy ingredients.


Supporting Conservation—restoring the land through agriculture that builds healthy soil, protects water and wetlands, and supports habitat for a diversity of life.


Growing Local Food Culture—connecting the heritage of our grandparents with today’s best agricultural practices and traditional foodways to grow our community’s support of a local food economy.

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Our dining room and patio are OPEN Thursday-Sunday for safe, socially distant dining. We have table service for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Masks are required, both in our restaurant and on our patio. Our classes are currently being offered online.View our MENUS Here