Backyard Basics Workshop

| August 13, 2014

Saturday, Sept 13, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Austin Community College south campus,
1820 W Stassney Ln Registration: $25; ($30 late and onsite)

Join AgriLife Extension Master Gardener volunteers and other community experts for this special workshop on all things backyard food. We’ll cover the basics of growing fruits and vegetables, as well as garden recipes (basic canning and preserving how-to’s) backyard chickens, and backyard bees.

8:30 to 9:00     Registration
9:00 to 10:15   Grow Your Own Fresh Fruit, Joe Posern, Travis County Master Gardener Fruit Specialist
10:15 to 11:30 Growing Vegetables, Patty Leander, Travis County Master Gardener Vegetable Specialist
11:45 to 1:00   Garden Recipes and Preserving the Harvest, Jeff Peters, Travis County Master Gardener
1:00 to 1:30     Lunch (boxed lunch provided)
1:30 to 2:45     Backyard Chickens, Joy Williamson, Travis County Master Gardener
2:45 to 4:00     Backyard Bees, Chris Doggett, Williamson County Beekeepers Association President

Register online:
Register by phone:  979-845-2604

For more information, contact Richards at 512-854-9600 or

Category: Extension Events, Garden & Landscape, Local Resources, Nuitrition, Sustainable & Organic, Urban Agriculture

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