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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Join us for the 2017 Local Foods College

Local Foods College is a series of eight educational webinars on topics related to local food production. The webinars (what's a webinar?  It's a seminar conducted on the web) are at 6 PM on Tuesdays from January 24th to March 14, 2017.  Topics for this year include;
  • Soil health
  • High tunnel disease management
  • Sheep, goats, and fiber
  • Farm to market vegetable handling
  • Poultry production
  • Cottage food law
  • Accessing capital
  • Seed saving
Local Foods College is free, but registration is required to access the webinars, visit the Local Foods College site.

This is the sixth year for this series, and the 2017 series will provide many options for participants to interact with one another. The webinar format is handy for many participants to access from home or office locations.  There are also public sites that offer opportunity to network with your neighbors.

Sponsors include University of Minnesota Extension and the Statewide Health Improvement Program (aka SHIP).

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