Wednesday, October 24

Southern University Ag Center set for Fall Garden Workshop on Nov. 20

Event Flyer

Baton Rouge, La. – The Southern University Ag Center will host its Fall Garden Workshop on Tuesday, November 20 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the M.A. Edmond Livestock Arena, 14600 Scenic Highway, in Baton Rouge, LA.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Topics covered during the workshop will include:
·         Wine Making
·         Backyard Chicken /Egg Farming
·         Fruit Tree and Vegetable Grafting
·         Nontraditional Fall Crops for the Garden

“We are inviting teachers, community garden coordinators, backyard gardeners and anyone interested in gardening to attend this workshop,” said Dawn Mellion Patin, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Extension and Outreach at the SU Ag Center. “This is also a great opportunity for residents who live in food deserts to come out and learn how to grow their own fruits and vegetables,” added Patin.

The Southern University Ag Center, its Wisteria Alliance Program and the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program are co-sponsoring this event.

For additional information, contact Zanetta Augustine, Mila Berhane or Stephanie Elwood at 225-771-2242.

The Southern University Ag Center and the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences together are called the Southern University Agricultural Land-Grant Campus.

Click here to register for the workshop.


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