Mountlake Terrace Library Blog

Thursday, October 11, 2012

City Farming Series - Grow More in Your Yard

This fall, thanks to generous support from the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library, we are bringing you FREE classes from Seattle Tilth on some of the hottest topics in home agriculture.
Backyard Chickens
Saturday October 20, 2012   2:30-4
Interested in tending a flock of your own? Find out exactly what it takes in this thorough introductory class for anyone interested in keeping adult chickens. 

Intro to Food Preservation 
Saturday October 27, 2012   2:30-4
This class will cover the basics of canning and teach you how to safely can at home. We'll discuss food safety, as well as the equipment you'll need to can jams, fruits, and vegetables.

Organic Gardening 101
Saturday November 10, 2012   2:30-4
Finally ready to break ground in your yard and start growing your own organic vegetables? This class will teach you all you need to get started!

Choosing the Right Home Composting System
Saturday November 17, 2012   2:30-4
It doesn't matter how much space you have, you can always turn your food and yard waste into rich compost for your garden and containers. We will explore the best choices for your space and needs. 

Click on the links to register online, or call the library to sign up through our reference desk.  Space is limited, so register soon!