John Porter discusses Urban Ag & Gary Lesoing talks about Farming on an acreage & SARE at Farm Beginnings®
At the Farm Beginnings® class tomorrow, March 10th at the Douglas County Extension office at 8015 West Center Rd. John Porter, Extension Educator in Douglas/Sarpy County will discuss urban farming, where space is limiting. Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County and Nebraska State SARE Coordinator will explain the SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) program and some of the resources they have and he will also talk about farming on an acreage and show some of the Nebraska farmers that are farming on small areas of land and growing food locally, contributing to the local food system.
If you are interested in coming to the Farm Beginnings program tomorrow, it will be held held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost of the program is $25 per person and this includes lunch. For more information contact John at 402-444-7804 or Gary at 402-274-4755.
John Porter will discuss how vegetables can be grown in areas with very limited space and how you can make your area as productive as possible.
Gary Lesoing will talk about these and other farmers in Nebraska and how they are contributing to the local food system here in Nebraska. If you are interested in coming to the Farm Beginnings program tomorrow, it will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.