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Urban Homesteading Series 2017

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 - 8:30pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture and Farm Park
Are you a DIYer and like clean living? Then this is the series for you. March 8 6:30-8:30 pm Seeds, Seedlings, and Garden Planning: All you need to know to start your garden right! April 8 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Backyard Chickens May 10 6:30-8:30 pm Container Gardening for the Small Space Farmer June...

Monarch Tag & Release

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 - 10:00am
University of Maryland Extension
Meet us in the demonstration garden and learn how to protect monarchs by raising larvae and tagging adults. Watch newly emerged monarchs take to the skies. Every Wednesday starting August 16 and running thru October 25 at 10 am weather permitting (monarchs do not fly in colder temperatures or the...

Small tractor field day

Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Pitchfork Urban Farm
Come learn how to safely operate a walk-behind tractor! 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Saturday September 23, 2017 Pitchfork Urban Farm, 5217 Todd Ave, Baltimore, MD (Rain date Saturday Oct 7) Training description: This on-farm field day will demonstrate the safe use of a BCS walk-behind tractor, primary...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Urban Soil Quality

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/11/17: Urban Soil Quality What are the contamination risks to be aware of when growing in urban soil? How should you test for soil contaminants? How do you interpret the test results? What treatment and management options exist? Which of those are practical? If you're interested in the answers...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/25/17: Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets Direct Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland...

Food for Profit-Baltimore County

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 (All day)
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Description/Notes: Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help...
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