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Growing Your Own Food on the Homestead –Greg Key @ SOGALO17

Greg Key will talk about Growing Your Own Food on the Homestead at South Georgia Growing Local 2017, January 21, 2017 in Valdosta, Georgia:

MG 6871 Interested in growing your own food? Greg will discuss tips, tools and techniques to put you on the road to vegetable gardening success. This detailed discussion will include subtopics such as suggested crops for growing in the south, disease and pest management, controlling and preventing weeds, and using drip irrigation in your vegetable garden. Greg will use personal success examples from over 30 years of gardening experience to provide easily-implemented solutions to make your vegetable gardening experience more successful and profitable.

Who should attend:

Anyone interested in growing food sustainably — whether it be a market farmer, backyard gardener, or non-profit organization such as a school garden.

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Raising Rabbits in Backyard Homestead –Trevor and Shannon Perla, 5 Farms @ SOGALO16 2016-02-06

Easy to raise and tasty:

Rachel the rabbit An overview of backyard homesteading with main emphasis on raising rabbits for a healthy meat alternative in a small scale homestead.

Who should attend: Anyone interested in raising rabbits and backyard homesteading

The Perlas will also have a vendor display table at South Georgia Growing Local, Saturday, February 6th 2016, at Pine Grove Middle School, Lowndes County, Georgia. Please follow the link to register today! And not that’s the new Pine Grove Middle School, 4159 River Rd, Valdosta, GA 31605.

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