Backyard Basics — An Introduction to Urban Agriculture
Supporting healthy living through home-based food production, preparation, and preservation.
Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables! Start your own garden!
Use eco-friendly growing methods like water conservation!
Practice food safety! Save money on your food budget and gardening expenses!
Backyard Basics workshops provide consumers, backyard gardeners, homemakers, educators, and farmers, “do-it-yourself” learning opportunities such as home food preservation, live plants and gardening essentials, rainwater harvesting, raising chickens for home egg production, cooking and food safety basics.
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Here are some helpful publications and links to get you started on the road to becoming more self reliant: