Free Farm-Your-Backyard Program June 11

Learn the secrets of small-acreage vegetable cultivation in South Florida with Arthur Kirstein, Palm Beach County’s coordinator of agricultural economic development, on Saturday, June 11 at 9 a.m. at the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service in West Palm Beach.

The focus of the workshop is on applying established agricultural techniques for successful small vegetable garden projects. Tips and techniques on site preparation, seedling establishment, plantings, crop maintenance and harvesting will be covered. A tour of the Mounts Botanical Garden vegetable garden will complete the program.

The program is free of charge but limited to the first 100 people to sign up. To register, contact Melissa Allman at (561) 233-1792 or