Farm-Your-Backyard Workshop

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 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service’s Clayton Hutcheson Agricultural Complex at 559 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach.

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

The workshop is free, but limited to the first 100 individuals to sign up. To register, call Melissa Allman at (561) 233-1714 or e-mail