Urban Homestead Expo

Saturday, April 17 2021 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Online Class

Calling all backyard gardeners, urban homesteaders, and hobby farmers! Do you want to step up your sustainability game? Interested in moving beyond tomatoes and peppers in your garden?

Join us virtually on Zoom for these fantastic sessions

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! Registration covers the entire day, but you will only be able to attend one breakout per timeslot. Once registration closes, all participants will be sent a link for a website containing all of the session connection information. Sessions subject to change.

9am Sessions
• Crop Rotation
• Common Pests of Tomatoes
• Backyard Chickens
• Ornamental Grasses in the Landscape
10am Sessions
• Risk and Hazard in relation to IRAC and WHO/EPA Glyphosate findings
• Cover Crops
• Home Sausage/Jerky Making
• Foodscaping
11am Sessions
• High altitude gardening
• Homestead layout: planning, infrastructure, equipment, and materials.
• Raising Meat Rabbits
• Saving the Monarchy: One Milkweed at a Time
12pm Sessions
• Vegetable diseases on pepper, onion, squash, potato and beans
• Rotational Grazing for Urban Homesteaders
• Secrets to Successful Soil
• Intro to Localscapes
1pm Sessions
• Soap Making
• Pruning
• Organic Gardening
• Localscapes Best Perennials, Trees and Shrubs
2pm Sessions
• Getting Started with Home Canning
• Beekeeping 101
• Weed Management Basics
• Dry Shade Landscaping
3pm Sessions
• Extending the growing season with a homemade high tunnel
• Composting/Manure Management
• Edible Landscape Plants
4pm Sessions
• Solar Cooking
• Rain Barrels/Water Harvesting
• Getting Outside! (Getting Kids and Families Outdoors)
• Pollinators and Attracting Wildlife

Saturday, April 17

9:00AM - 5:00PM