CSU-Extension Announces Food Growing Series
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Feb 03, 2013 | 1006 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print

SAN MIGUEL AND WEST MONTROSE COUNTIES – The Colorado State University Extension Office in San Miguel and West Montrose Counties is now accepting applications for its 13 week Food Growing Series.  

Participants hwill receive training in Garden Planning and Design; Soil Fertility, Cover Crops and Compost;  Irrigation and Water Conservation; Culture of  Vegetables; Starting from Seed;  Small Fruits and Tree Fruits; Season Extension; Harvest/Postharvest; Pests (insects, disease and critters); Food Preservation and Safety; Backyard Chickens and Pigs; Goats for milk, meat and fiber and Land Management.  

This program, geared towards local gardening conditions, and taught by CSU Extension professionals and local experts, runs March 7-June 6. Classes take place at the Placerville Firehouse Thursdays, 6-8:30 pm.  Registration is due Feb. 27.

For more information and/or an application visit www.extension.colostate.edu/sanmiguel/ or call 327-4393 or email maryw@sanmiguelcounty.org or Yvette.Henson@colostate.edu.  

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