March 28, 2022

Production Planning and Propagation Workshop

This 2-part workshop will kick-off the Growing Growers workshop series and cover the basics of propagation and production planning for fruit and vegetable farming.


  • Zac Hoppenstedt, Horticulture Extension Agent, Kansas State University, Plant Propagation for Small Farms
  • Dr. Kim Williams, Professor, Kansas State University, Greenhouse Systems and Management
  • Mark Gawron, Farmer/Operator, Crow’s Nest Farm, Passive Solar Greenhouse and Custom Transplant Sales
  • Frank Gieringer, Gieringer’s Family Orchard, Seed and Plant Orders for Diversified U-Pick Farm
  • Brien Darby, Director, Cultivate KC, Production planning for Botanical Gardens and Community Farming
  • Daniel Robinson, Farm Manager, Westport Commons Farm, Greenhouse Tour at Broadmoor Urban Farm

We’ll start with a webinar from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ll then conclude with an in-person greenhouse tour and hands-on seeding demonstration from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Broadmoor Urban Farm in Overland Park, KS.

The webinar will be FREE, and the greenhouse tour and demonstration is $10.



Online & Broadmoor Urban Farm, 8200 W. 71st Street, OPKS 66204


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Information and Registration

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