TODAy OCTOBER 12th: Raising Urban Chickens, a workshop at Backyard Growers

Raising Urban Chickens

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Thursday, October 12th, 6:00-7:30PM

Join Backyard Growers and local chicken farmer Jess Araneo as we discuss these fine birds. From getting started, to meeting city standards, to choosing the right ladies for your flock- we’re excited to answer all your burning questions and leave you ready to start, improve or expand your backyard flock! We’ll spend just over an hour discussing the ins and outs of chicken raising, then leave time to meet a bird or two and answer all your questions. Join us!

Jess is resident in Rowley, MA where she raises over 40 chickens and 20 ducks on less than an acre. She sells eggs from her chickens and ducks out of a farm stand at her house.

Hosted at Backyard Grower Office: 127 Main St, Gloucester

Tickets: $10 Purchase tickets here

Contact: community@backyardgrowers.org

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October Workshops at Backyard Growers!

Fall Cooking Workshop: Kids Night! 

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Tuesday, October 17th, 6:00-7:30PM

Bring the kids to the Open Door and join us as we harvest, cook, and eat a meal filled with end-of-season produce. Not an experienced cook? No problem! We’ll go over the basics, so all levels of cooking experience are welcome.

Please notify us in advance is anyone in your party has any allergies.

Hosted at The Open Door: 28 Emerson Ave, Gloucester

Tickets: $15 individual or $20 family https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-cooking-workshop-kids-night-tickets-37882765371

Contact: community@backyardgrowers.org or 987-281-0480

 

Raising Urban Chickens

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Thursday, October 12th, 6:00-7:30PM

Join Backyard Growers and local chicken farmer Jess Araneo as we discuss these fine birds. From getting started, to meeting city standards, to choosing the right ladies for your flock- we’re excited to answer all your burning questions and leave you ready to start, improve or expand your backyard flock! We’ll spend just over an hour discussing the ins and outs of chicken raising, then leave time to meet a bird or two and answer all your questions. Join us!

Jess is resident in Rowley, MA where she raises over 40 chickens and 20 ducks on less than an acre. She sells eggs from her chickens and ducks out of a farm stand at her house.

Hosted at Backyard Grower Office: 127 Main St, Gloucester

Tickets: $10 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raising-urban-chickens-tickets-37506945283

Contact: community@backyardgrowers.org

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It’s here- Backyard Growers’ Great Gloucester Growdown!

Backyard Growers 2nd Annual 

Great Gloucester Growdown

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An evening of fun, friends, food and music to support our Farm to School and Community Gardening Programs.

Enjoy appetizers, dinner and cocktails prepared by Short & Main followed by a rockin’ dance party with local 80’s band SAFETY.

September 26, 2017

6:30-10:30 pm 

Short & Main 

36 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 

Tickets: $75 

Purchase your tickets online at backyardgrowers.org or the event page today!

 

Enjoy the Bounty of Summer at Backyard Growers Cooking Workshops!

2017 Summer Cooking Workshop (1)

Join Backyard Growers to harvest, cook, and eat a delicious vegetarian meal inspired by the summer garden! Participants will be led by community gardeners and Backyard Growers staff and will leave with recipes, tips, and tricks to make seasonal menus at home. Not an experienced cook? No problem! We’ll go over the basics, so all levels of cooking experience are welcome.

At The Open Door, 28 Emerson Ave, Gloucester

Family Night – Bring the kids! August 1; 6-7:30 pm; Sign up here or email community@backyardgrowers.org to reserve your spot today!

Senior Night August 8; 6:30-8 pm; Sign up here or email community@backyardgrowers.org to reserve your spot today!

Organic Pest and Disease Workshop with Alprilla Farm and Backyard Growers

Pest and disease management (1)

 

This Thursday, join Backyard Growers and guest speaker Sophie Courser from Alprilla Farm for a workshop on organic pest and disease management! We will address common pest and disease concerns, as well as preventative garden care and other solutions to common garden woes.

Thursday, 7/20 at 6:00pm

Burnham’s Field Community Garden

FREE for Backyard Growers program participants,

$10 for Community Members

Tickets here!