FREE Workshops in September for the Backyard Farming Workshop Series

Both workshops are Saturday  from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House (6029 Isleta Blvd. SW)

Go to  www.bernco.gov/openspace to pre- register!

September 7th   ~   Food Preservationcucs in a pickle

There are many ways to enjoy the harvest all year round. Find out how to put food up for the winter with methods such as hot bath canning, pressure canning and lacto-fermentation. Participants will learn about methods, appropriate equipment and trouble shooting. Bring your favorite recipes to sample and share! Hosted by Kim Pohpal

September 21st  ~   Seed Saving

seed savingSeed saving is both art and science, but anyone an learn the basics of saving common veggie and herb seeds. See how saving garden favorites can ensure a more adaptable crop for the future in this informative workshop.  Participants will practice harvesting home grown tomatoes seed as well as other commonly saved seeds. Hosted by Joshua Cravens of Save New Mexico Seeds and Arid Seed Cache.

 

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