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Event: Lee County Urban Gardening and Micro Business Course

Interested in growing your own small food related business? Agents Roy Beckford and Jennifer Hagen of the Lee County Extension Office can help.

The Urban Gardening and Micro-Business class series will introduce practical and technical concepts in urban farming and training in how to make valued added products. Each session will deliver presentations, discussions and hands-on practical application.

Classroom & Workshops Instruction Classes:

January 31: Introduction; Production Systems (Permaculture, hydroponics and raised beds)

February 1: Raising Poultry and Small Livestock for Profit

February 7: Understanding Florida Cottage Food Law and Value Added Products

February 8: Agriculture and Food Safety Regulations, Licenses and Certifications

Course fee covers all classes and workshops. Registration is available for the class series or for individual classes. Attendees will receive a Vegetable Pest ID & Control book and receive samples of value added products.

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