Small Farms & Community Food Systems

Small Farms & Community Food Systems Workshop Series Offered in Orofino

University of Idaho Extension is offering: Small Farms & Community Food Systems.

This workshop series focuses on topics that assist landowners in producing and marketing agriculture products that are sold locally. Topics include soils, vegetable production, growing tree fruit, processing and marketing, raising livestock, farmer’s markets, viticulture & many other topics. Whether you are looking for additional ways to derive income from your property, or are thinking of starting a local agriculture business, this workshop series will offer information to help you reach your goals.
This year’s program includes presentations on:

Thursday, March 9, 2017:
• Growing & Marketing Tree Fruits, Berries, & Table Grapes
Mike & Joan Mount, Green Things Nursery, Orofino, ID
Thursday, March 16, 2017:
• Beekeeping, Honey Production, Pollination, and Bee Biology
Pat Ball, Ball Honey Co., Lapwai, ID
Thursday, March 23, 2017:
• Marketing Ag Products in Northern Idaho
Iris Mayes, UI Extension, Latah County

Pre-registration is highly encouraged to help us plan for handouts and refreshments.
The program will be held on three consecutive Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., on March 9th, 16th and 23rd at the Extension office conference room located at 2200 Michigan Ave. in Orofino, ID 83544. Registration is only $5.00 per workshop or $10.00 for the entire 3-Part series. Please mail registrations with payment to UI Extension Workshop Fund, 2200 Michigan Ave., Orofino, ID 83544 prior to the workshop. Sign-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. each evening. Seating is limited to 25 people.

UI Extension
2200 Michigan Ave
Orofino, Idaho

Cost: $5.00 ea workshop or $10.00 for all 3 Upcoming Dates:
The next upcoming date for this event is
Event Id: 10856