Learn To ‘Farm Your Backyard’

Learn the secrets of vegetable gardening in South Florida with Arthur Kirstein and Melissa Allman from the Office of Agricultural Economic Development at a special workshop on Saturday, Jan. 10.

The focus of this workshop is on using established agricultural techniques for successful small area vegetable establishment. Crop maintenance and harvesting will also be covered. A tour of the Mounts Botanical Garden vegetable garden will complete the program.

The free program is limited to the first 100 individuals to sign up. To register for the workshop, e-mail Melissa Allman at mallman@pbcgov.org.

The class takes place Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Palm Beach county Cooperative Extension Service Exhibit Hall A at 559 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach.