@ Marion Gardens, Organic Herbs
540 Rocky Point Rd, East Marion, NY 11939
Join NOFA-NY, East End Food Institute, and Walter Gaipa from Marion Gardens, Organic Herbs for a Certified Organic Greenhouse Tour and Potluck. Please feel free to cook a dish and bring it along to share with everyone!
At 4:30, Walter will discuss the ins and outs of running an organic greenhouse on the North Fork. At 5:00, we will tour the operation while he explains his practices which include various methods of propagation, seeding, potting, greenhouse ventilation, irrigation, logistics, and transportation.
Marion Gardens, Organic Herbs is a USDA Certified Organic wholesale grower based in East Marion, NY. They started their business in 1987 and in 2007 received their organic certification. They supply garden centers with over 300 varieties of organic herb and vegetable plants and grow in 44,000 square feet of greenhouse space.