Urban Ag

Fall 2015 URBAN AG Workshops

Fall Basic Organic Gardening (Oct. 3 and 10th., 9 am to noon)

Basic Organic Gardening is a two-part class over two Saturdays (Oct. 3rd, 10th) to provide an introduction to sustainable gardening for Louisiana residents.  Carl Motsenbocker, LSU / LSU AgCenter professor of horticulture, who has taught Organic Gardening for many years will be the instructor. The class will be presented in both a lecture and hands-on format with information to include on how to get started, maintaining a garden, and basic horticultural gardening techniques.  Class participants will be given ample opportunity for questions and will receive handouts.  Information on school and/or community gardens will also be provided depending on the interest of participants.. 

To register for Basic Gardening   Register and pay for workshop

Scholarships are available those participating in school, youth, community gardens and local food systems.  Email slowfoodbtr@gmail.com for more information.

Fall Urban Ag Workshops for 2015.

We're covering some exciting and timely topics. All talks are held on Monday evenings from 7-8:30 at the Burden Center Conference Room (4560 Essen Ln). Classes are free-of-charge with suggested $5 donation (unless otherwise noted)

October 5th
Backyard Citrus     Register Here (Free)

Charles Johnson, LSU AgCenter

 October 12th     Register Here (Free)
Fall Fruit Butters

Laverne Simoneaux                                                      

 October 19th
Backyard Chickens    Register Here
Chris Frink                                                

October 26th 
Garden Irrigation - Rain Barrels  Register Here / Pay for a rain barrel

Carl Motsenbocker, LSU AgCenter
Cost to attend is free, for $ 70 receive a rain barrel to take home.  (Proceeds benefit Louisiana Young Farmers Coalition)                                                        

Hope to see you there!