Urban farming classes include gardens, chickens, and bees

February 07, 2017
Spokane, WA | February 7, 2017Spokane County Library District offers classes in urban farming as we approach the winter thaw and start thinking about spring. We have a great lineup of programs, from turning your lawn into food to container vegetable gardening, from beekeeping to raising chickens within city limits. Programs in this series are presented by the WSU Master Gardner Program, the West Plains Beekeepers Association, and S&P Homestead Farm.
You can find full descriptions of each of the following urban farming programs online within our programs and events magazine, ‘Engage,’ at www.scld.org/engage/.
 
Introduction to Beekeeping
OTIS ORCHARDS
Saturday, Feb 25, 10:30–11:30am


Garlic- & Herb-Infused Oils
FAIRFIELD
Tuesday, Feb 28, 6:30–7:30pm


Introduction to Raising Chickens
OTIS ORCHARDS
Saturday, Mar 4, 10:30–11:30am

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Saturday, Mar 25, 2–3pm

MEDICAL LAKE
Wednesday, Apr 19, 6:30–7:30pm


Lawns to Food
NORTH SPOKANE
Sunday, Mar 19, 2–3pm


Container Vegetable Gardening
CHENEY
Saturday, Mar 25, 2pm–3pm


3 Sisters Native American Gardens
MORAN PRAIRIE
Wednesday, Apr 26, 6:30–7:30pm


Plot Gardening
CHENEY
Sunday, Apr 30, 2–3pm

Spokane County Library District provides resources and opportunities for a community to learn, work, create, and thrive together. The District operates 10 libraries throughout Spokane County, including Airway Heights, Argonne, Cheney, Deer Park, Fairfield, Medical Lake, Moran Prairie, North Spokane, Otis Orchards, and Spokane Valley. Through a reciprocal agreement with Spokane Public Library and Liberty Lake Municipal Library, library services are provided at no charge to residents of each these service areas. 
 
For additional information on our libraries or programs, please visit www.scld.org or call 509.893.8200.
 
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Contact:
Jane Baker, Communication & Development Officer
jbaker@scld.org, (509) 893-8205