EBCI Cooperative Extension’s February schedule is out for the Self Reliant Living Workshops. These free, lunch-time classes are being offered on Wednesdays in the EBCI Cooperative Extension Center at 876 Acquoni Road from 12:15 to 1pm. Additional reading materials will be provided so call Sarah at 554-6935 to sign-up.
Feb. 1 – Growing Food in the Mountains will discuss vegetable and fruit varieties suited to high altitude, short season growing conditions.
Feb. 8 – Growing a Greener Garden will focus on effective, environmentally friendly gardening and pest control strategies.
Feb. 15 – Raising Backyard Livestock will share how to get started raising a few chickens, rabbits, quail and pigs to add to your home food production.
Feb. 22– Making Money from your Garden will help participants understand what customers want, how to sell, how to price, and where to sell fresh produce here in Cherokee.
Feb. 29 – Grow Your Own Small Fruits will cover the basics of growing strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries.