Thursday, August 14, 2014

Backyard Basics Workshop

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

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


In Partnership with

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.

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

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

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