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Introduction to Homesteading

Casa San Ysidro and Little Dirt Farms present a program designed to educate about ancestral traditions and methods of farming and sustainability in New Mexico

When

Jul 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Corrales, NM 87048

Description

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Click here to register online at the City of Albuquerque RecTrak

A class-based program that offers lectures and hands-on activities that demonstrate the practices used in modern and traditional homesteading. Rachel Hillier of Little Dirt Farms will introduce you to a variety of topics.

Class dates: April 27, June 29, July 27, August 10, October 26, and November 9 — $10 ea.

TOPICS

4/27/19
Soil Prep & Pest Management

5/18/19
Farm Maintenance: Watering, Weeding, Planting, Scheduling.
Practical: planting

6/29/19 > CANCELLED
Harvesting: Farm Safety

7/27/19
Preserving Harvest: Fermenting, Canning, Freezing, Drying.
Practical: making a batch of preserved vegetables

8/10/19
Planting Fall Crops

9/29 & 9/30/19
Harvest Festival

10/26/19
Soil Restoration and Cover Crops
Practical: seed storage

11/9/19
Traditional Food Preparation
Pot luck, share the harvest, posole and other native foods

 

Price

$10 per class.

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Contact

Aaron Gardner
505-898-3915