Modern Homesteading

Sunday, April 30, 1 - 4 p.m.

Embrace the simple lifestyle and learn to become more self-sufficient at our homesteading workshops. Learn skills such as urban farming, organic gardening, food preservation and more. Visit with community organizations, and participate in activities to help you get started.

Probiotics 101: Pickling your Veggies! | 1 p.m.

Known as fermenting, pickling or culturing, the health benefits are immense! Probiotics are a necessity for keeping your gut healthy and pickling your veggies is one of the best, and yummiest, ways to achieve this. Presented by Trish Deer,

Caring for Backyard Chickens | 2 p.m.

Having a small backyard flock of chickens is a growing trend in metro areas. Getting started with your own backyard chicken coop can be daunting, but the end result is rewarding. Pet Care Professional Laura Helseth will share her experience, offer tips and answer your questions.

Preserving & Canning | 3 p.m.

Learn about selecting, preserving and canning your own food. Brought to you by the Orange County Extension Education Center.

Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida | 4 p.m.

Join Master Gardener Dena Wild from UF/IFAS Extension Orange County office to learn the basics of growing vegetables in Central Florida.

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