Fri., Jan. 10 | East Lake Avenue Northeast

Micro Acres Tour Fieldtrip

Have you every wondered how microgreens are grown? Come take a tour through Micro Acres and see for yourself!
Registration is Closed
Micro Acres Tour Fieldtrip

Time & Location

Jan. 10, 2020, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
East Lake Avenue Northeast, East Lake Ave NE, Airdrie, AB T4A, Canada

About the Event

 Have you every wondered how microgreens are grown? Come take a tour through Micro Acres and see for yourself!

Date: Friday Jan 10, 2020 @1:30-3pm 

Where: Micro Acres (Urban Farm) #2-421 East Lake Rd Airdrie, AB

Ages: Grades 1-12 (no littles as it is a farm environment)

Cost: Children - $12 each  Parents - 1 free parent per family

Tickets for children can be purchased on Eventrbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/roots-homeschool-micro-acres-tour-tickets-83104366397?aff=ebdssbdestsearch 

What to expect: Tour of the farm and discussion with Q and A. The kids will also be given some greens to take home-( a container of pea shoots)

You can see what it's about by visiting : https://airdrielife.com/worklife/up-close-with-micro-acres/

Topics:

  • indoor agriculture vs tradition
  • what are microgreens
  • what we grow, who buys it
  • what types of crops we have
  • how do we grow ( techniques)

FAQ

I have a question, who do I contact? Please contact Marlies Schalk (rich.marlies@gmail.com).

My child is not registered with Roots, can they still attend? Yes, this event open to all homeschooling families.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, you do not have to bring a ticket. We will have a master list with all the registration info.

If I am unable to attend, can I get a refund? Sorry, we are unable to provide refunds. But, please feel free to find another family to sell or pass along your tickets to.

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