Have you been wondering what it takes to raise a few pigs in the backyard? Interested in adding pastured pork to your farm or homestead? This workshop will give you the overview you need to get started. You can expect to learn about housing and fencing, pasture management, feed and nutrition, health concerns and care, and processing and butchering options. You’ll also learn about various pig breeds and where to source weaners.
More info and registration at www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org
A co-presenter from the Whatcom Conservation District will cover the free and confidential services available for rural landowners, and conservation farm planning 101. $10 per person or $8 each for 2 or more people registering together. Registration recommended.
Sponsored by Scratch & Peck