Fall 2017 URBAN AG Workshops
Spring Urban Ag Workshops for 2017.
We're covering some exciting and timely topics. All talks (except for the Processing Chickens class) 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 $5 donation (unless otherwise noted) Doors open at 6 30 pm.
Monday March 20th Introduction to Beekeeping Register Here (Free) Jack Lithgoe, Past President, Capitol Area Beekeepers Association
Saturday March 25th (9 am to 11 am, location to be announced) Processing Chickens Register Here ($ 15) Chris Frink Urban Farmer
Monday March 27th Backyard Chickens 101 Register Here FREE Chris Frink, Urban Farmer
Monday April 3rd Introduction to Composting Register Here FREE Bob Dillemuth, Past Director, EBR Parish Recyling Office
Basic Organic Gardening (Saturday April 8th, 9 am to 2 pm)
Basic Organic Gardening is a 5 hr. class designed 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 ($ 35) for workshop
Scholarships are available those participating in school, youth, community gardens and local food systems. Email email@example.com for more information.
Hope to see you there!