Backyard Farming

11009949_1181001428592865_8443967049697296393_nWe are pleased to announce our series of mini-workshops for 2016:  Backyard Farming!  Each mini-workshop will feature a “community expert” sharing information that you can use in your own backyard and will incorporate hands-on activities to help you learn how to use your new skills.  The series is appropriate for all ages and experience levels and will be offered free of charge.  Refreshments provided.

6/5 Sustainable Farming for the Home Gardener with Katie Hancock

6/12 Planting Fruit Trees with Kelli Tuttle

6/19 Beekeeping with Monte Lewis

6/26 Nature’s Garden Trail with Yulia Welk

7/3 Pastured Poultry: Cornish X Broilers and Pekin Ducks with Farmer Aaron

7/10 Pastured Poultry: Community Coop and mobile hen house with Farmer Aaron

7/17 Community Vineyard with Tom Nigbor

7/24 Let’s Make Hay: Scything with Adrian  Wydeven

7/31 Plein Air Garden Painting with Mimi Crandall

8/7 Native Plant Identification with Sarah Boles

8/14 Composting with Katie Hancock

8/21 Nature’s Garden Trail with Emily Stone

8/28 Vegetable of the Year: Let’s make Dilly Beans!



The Little Farmers play area will also be open on Sunday afternoons from 3 to 6 pm.