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The Backyard Homestead

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The Backyard Homestead

Time: May 12, 2012 from 2pm to 5pm
Location: Bellingham - Birchwood area
Phone: 360-715-1259
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Alicia Wills
Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2012

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Through Whatcom Folk School, Saturday May 12th, 2pm-5pm (wrong date in catalog): A good Homestead 101 class for new homeowners or those new to sustainable practices. 

Make your back yard a healthier place for you, your family, the planet ... and your budget!  A guided tour of a backyard homestead will provide an overview of how to integrate elements of sustainable living into an urban backyard.  Learn the basics of backyard chickens, water catchment, worm bins, composting, organic gardens, fruit and berries, and more.  Discussion time will help you to prioritize your first steps.  How to/resource handouts will send you home ready to begin on your own backyard homestead.

Registration with WFS is $15; Instructor fee is $20 (includes materials)  Sign up through WFS at: http://www.whatcomfolkschool.org/for-students/sign-up-email-template  Class number is SPR12-22

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