2020 Tree Planting Day at KSU
Want to reduce the university's carbon footprint?
The goals include:
- Plant enough trees on campus to offset the carbon footprint of KSU's study abroad programs. (Planting 250 trees will offset ~ 3,500 metric tons of CO2 equivalent.)
- Start a tree nursery at the KSU Field Station (200 more trees).
Volunteer dates are:
Wed., Feb. 19, 2020 - Marietta
Thurs., Feb. 20, 2020 – Kennesaw
Thurs., Feb. 27, 2020 – KSU Field Station
To sign up, click here and choose a slot.
Small Farms Tool Demonstration Day
When: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 @ 1 PM (3.5 hours)
Where: KSU Field Station, 1875 Hickory Grove Road, Acworth
Are you ready to flex your green thumb? Whether you are a garden enthusiast or in the agricultural business, this free community event is for you. You will learn innovative methods that will maximize your time enjoying nature and minimize your time on often tedious, repetitive tasks. The KSU Field Station staff will join representatives from Johnny's Selected Seeds and Georgia Organics to discuss best practices in sustainable agriculture gained from their varied industry and DIY experiences. They will demonstrate the proper and efficient techiques with garden tools specifically designed for cultivation, transplanting and seeding.
- long-handled tools
- walk-behind tractors
- flame weeding
- seeders and transplanters
- wheel hoe
This day gives local growers an opportunity to see firsthand great tools, designed by farmers for farmers, before investing in those tools. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and try out the tools themselves during the event.
Visitor parking is available on the right side of the KSU Field Station entrance before the gate in a gravel lot.