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Free workshops focus on homegrown produce
Written by Corwin Gibson   
Saturday, 02 March 2013 00:00

The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension has announced a new series of Beginning Farmer Workshops in Prescott for people looking to get started in growing their own fresh produce.

Farming at home is becoming more popular with some people even selling their yield at local farmers markets. Free workshops offered by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension focus on the entire business of growing at home.The remaining two workshops are Tuesday, March 12, and Tuesday, March 26, from 8:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. on the Prescott Rodeo Grounds at 840 Rodeo Drive, Unit No. C.

Master Gardener Jeff Schalau, director of U of A’s Yavapai County Cooperative Extension office, said there is growing interest in home farming, with folks wanting to grow their own food and even sell their crops at local farmers markets.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, Feb. 27, edition of The Camp Verde Journal or the Cottonwood Journal Extra.

 

 

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