… an Introduction to Urban Agriculture

BACKYARD TO BUSINESS
Cottage Food Laws and Food Handler’s
Certification
$20 per person
April 28, 2015, 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230
Interested in starting and owning your own
Cottage Food Business? This 2-in-1 class offers
the help needed to get you started and meets
Food Handler requirements!
To register, call Annette at 210-467-6575.
Making Pet Treats
$15 per person
May 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Service
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208,
San Antonio, TX 78230
Learn how to make homemade pet treats and
the laws involved in selling pet treats!
To register, call Annette at 210-467-6575.
Contact your County Extension Agent to learn more.
Local offices of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
include:
Atascosa County
(830) 769-3066
1003 Oak St., Jourdanton, TX 78026
Bandera County
(830) 796-7755
2886 State Highway 16, Bandera, TX 78003
Bexar County
(210) 467-6575
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., S-212, San Antonio, TX 78230
Blanco County
(830) 868-7167
101 E. Cypress, S-109, Johnson City, TX 78636
Comal County
(830) 620-3440
325 Resource Dr., New Braunfels, TX 78132
… an Introduction to
Urban Agriculture
Guadalupe County
(830) 379-1972
210 East Live Oak St., Seguin, TX 78155
Kendall County
(830) 249-9343
210 East San Antonio, Boerne, TX 78006
Supporting healthy living
through home-based food
production, preparation,
and preservation.
Kerr County
(830) 257-6568
3655 Highway 27, Kerrville, TX 78028
Details of programs are subject to change. Check
with appropriate county for final details.
Medina County
1506 Avenue M, Hondo, TX 78861
(830) 741-6180
Travis County
1600B Smith Rd., Austin, TX 78721
(512) 854-9600
Wilson County
(830) 393-7357
Courthouse Basement, 1420 3rd Street,
Floresville, TX 78114
Please notify each site that you plan to attend if you require
special accommodations.
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.
03/28/2015
For more information, visit our website:
http://backyardbasics.tamu.edu
FOOD ARTISANRY
Preserve Handmade Living:
Fresh Take on “Old School”
April 16, 2015, 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
$55 per person (includes lunch)
Don Strange Ranch
103 Waring Welfare Rd.
Boerne, TX 78006
Come join us as we take a
journey to preserve handmade living.
Sessions will include Texas Jellies; Food
Preservation Basics; Herb Bar,
Growing Herbs & Recipes; Cheese Making;
Kolache Making; Beekeeping; All Things
Eggs/Chickens; Decorating from
Grandma’s attic; and family history.
Great food and fun in a
beautiful Hill Country setting!
Register online:
http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/
backyardbasics
Registration by phone: 979-845-2604
Basic Food Preservation $10 per person
April 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230
Come learn the basics of food preservation,
water bath, and pressure canning.
To register, call Annette at 210-467-6575.
Making Fresh Bread
$20 per person
May 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
1253 Civic Center Loop
San Marcos, TX 78666
Baking bread does not have to be difficult.
Come learn techniques to put homemade
bread on your own dining table.
To register, call 512-393-2120.
Cooking with Herbs
$15.00 per person
May 16, 2015, 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230
Learn about the various herbs, how to use
them, and cooking new recipes! To register, call Annette at 210-467-6575.
BACKYARD GARDENING
Home Composting
$10 per person
April 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
1253 Civic Center Loop
San Marcos, TX 78666
Why would you want to do
home composting? What
about worm composting?
All you need to get started
is some greens, browns,
soil and water. Conducted by Hays County
Master Gardener volunteers.
To register, call 512-393-2120.
Butterflies in the Garden
Seminar is Free
May 9, 2015, 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78746
Want to start a butterfly garden for your
school or even your backyard?
Maybe you have a small garden
and just want to help encourage
pollinators to pay your plants a
visit! We will focus on butterflies and how you can invite them into your
space. Presented by Travis County Master
Gardeners.
Park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per child
or senior, and $3 for non-Austin residents.
For more information, call 512-854-9600.
Details of programs are subject to change.
Check with appropriate county for final details.
Alternative Methods of Gardening
May 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
$10 per person by May 10 ($15 after)
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
1600-B Smith Rd., Austin, TX 78721
If you have limited garden space or time yet
still have a desire to nurture your green thumb,
you will learn how to raise carefree veggies,
herbs and flowers using self-sufficient grow
boxes and will learn a description of the
ancient practices of both keyhole gardening
and hugelkultur.
For more information, call 512-854-9600.
Register online:
http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Travis County
BACKYARD ANIMALS
Rabbit Production
$15 per person
April 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230
Selecting breeding stock, care and feeding of
rabbits, management of health and environmental problems. To register, call or email
Angel Torres by April 17 at 210-467-6575 or
[email protected]
Chickens & Poultry
$15 per person
May 19, 2015, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230
Learn to raise domesticated poultry, such as
chickens, quail, turkeys, ducks, and geese. To
register, call or email Angel Torres by May 15
at 210-467-6575 or [email protected]