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May Open House and Plant Sale at CHP

May 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Small-Space Gardening with Ashlie Thomas

Talk at 10:00 am with book signing to follow

Do you need acres of growing space to achieve a lush garden? Absolutely not! In this interactive session, you can expect to learn how to cultivate a delicious and productive edible garden in small spaces. Topics covered will include:

  • Maximize size-limited spaces (methods and materials)
  • Best practices for maintaining your garden
  • Top 5 best plants to grow
  • Overcoming the challenges

Ashlie Thomas is an author, food security and home gardening advocate, and entrepreneur known on social media as The Mocha Gardener. Her blog has been featured on popular sites and magazines such as NBC, Taste of Home, Epicurious, MindBodyGreen, Country LivingCountry Woman, Apartment Therapy, and House and Home.

Several years ago, Ashlie began her gardening journey with her husband on their one-acre North Carolina homestead, and through this, she became more conscientious of local food systems and its implication on human health.

With a background in biological sciences and research management, Ashlie is currently pursuing her graduate studies in food and nutritional science, and practices as a health and wellness coach. Outside of her work and academic training, you will also find Ashlie working with local nutrition and community health-based initiatives to help bridge the gap between food security and chronic diseases in rural and underrepresented communities.


May 27, 2023
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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