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Unique Winter Vegetables to Grow | Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

Jun 8, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT


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Andrea Stithe

Take a deep dive into some of the more underappreciated winter vegetables! We'll cover garlic, radicchio (a form of leaf chicory) celeriac, or celery root, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, winter squash and purple sprouting broccoli, to name a few. Basic winter gardening techniques to add these delectable veggies to your plates in winter will also be covered.

About the presenter:  

Lane Selman is Professor of Practice at Oregon State University and the founder of the Culinary Breeding Network. She has worked with organic farmers, plant breeders and chefs for over 15 years. Lane’s work has been featured in the media including Food & Wine, The Wall Street Journal, Civil Eats, Food Tank, The New York Times and Eating Well magazine. Lane has been the recipient of many awards, including the Award of Excellence for Organic Advocate by the Oregon Organic Coalition in 2016. Lane grew up on a citrus farm her Sicilian great-grandparents planted in 1919 on Florida's space coast. She has a Bachelors in Agronomy and a Masters in Entomology, both from University of Florida. In 2000, she moved to Oregon and since 2005 has been managing collaborative research projects and outreach events at Oregon State University with organic vegetable and grains farmers. In 2012, Lane created the Culinary Breeding Network to build communities of plant breeders, seed growers, farmers, produce buyers, chefs and other stakeholders to improve quality in vegetables and grains. She currently serves on the Portland Farmers Market and the Portland Bologna Sister City Association boards. Lane lives in Portland, Oregon.

About Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

This monthly zoom series offers education for the experienced gardener and is led by OSU horticulture experts from across the state. Take your gardening knowledge to the next level with timely topics from gardening in a changing climate to techniques to extend your season. The webinars will be broadcast via Zoom, the second Tuesday of the month, at 3pm, January through November, 2021. A listing of all classes in this series and recordings of the webinars are available on our website. This series is open to the public, and OSU Extension Master Gardener volunteers receive 1 Continuing Education Credit for each class. You can take one, or take all. This webinar is being recorded and will be available to view on our website within one week of airdate. 

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