New UMass Urban & Home Gardening Demonstration

You are invited to visit the new UMass Agricultural Learning Center urban and home garden demonstration plot.

A welcoming sign with the site in the background.

A welcoming sign with the site in the background.

The demonstration is a short walk up the gravel road.

The demonstration site is a short walk up the gravel road behind Lot 44.

 

The site is at 911 North Pleasant St., in North Amherst (just north of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and behind the Wysocki House).

Parking is available in Lot 44 after 5:00pm weekdays or any time on weekends. From UMass Parking Lot 44, walk up the gravel road.

 

Here are a few of the demonstrations:

Lots of containers may be used to grow food!

Create your own garden at home!

A "vertical" planter made from a pallet.

A “vertical” planter made from a pallet.

This is the first year of operation at the Agricultural Learning Center, which was dedicated this past spring.  For more information on the new UMass Agricultural Learning Center, see:

Internships at the Agricultural Learning Center

Agricultural Learning Center Groundbreaking

There is much more planned for the Center in the future.  Here is  short video describing the development and objectives of the new Agricultural Learning Center.

Please stop by and visit!

 

 


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