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The Great Reskilling: Holistic Home Food Production

  • Private Residence Sarasota, FL 34243 United States (map)
All the world’s problems can be solved in a garden.
— Geoff Lawton

Learning how to produce your own food may be the single most powerful thing you can do to become more self-reliant, foster health and sustainability, save money, and build community right where you live.

Kick the new growing season off right by attending this half-day workshop, led by Peter Burkard, one of Southwest Florida's most experienced organic growers. 

Topics covered will include:

  • Holistic Garden Design,
  • Climate-Appropriate Crop Selection,
  • Preparing the Ground,
  • Starting from Seed,
  • Fruit Tree Care,
  • Natural Pest and Weed Control,
  • Water-Wise Irrigation, and
  • Healthy, Happy Chickens and Bees.

Additionally, there will be time for you to ask to questions about your specific interests, and engage in informal discussion during an optional potluck lunch immediately following this workshop.

Cost: $25, or $35 with a signed copy of Peter's book, The Real Dirt: An Organic Grower's Journey and the Values That Inspired It. Space is limited, so register early!

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For more information, call (941) 408-3374 or email