Cooperative Extension Contra Costa
University of California
Cooperative Extension Contra Costa

UC ANR Urban Ag Sacramento Area Workshop: Production Issues & Urban Farms

Date: April 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Contact: Penny Leff,

Sponsor: Urban Agriculture

Location: Fruit Ridge community Collaborative, 4625 44th Street, (Room11), Sacramento, CA 95820 (Across the street from Yisrael Family Farm)

Event Details

Are you an urban farmer learning the ins and outs of growing and harvesting crops? This special one-day workshop on Saturday April 14, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm is designed to guide urban farmers through common production challenges. Participants will learn to:

  • Improve soil quality for healthier crops;
  • Use the tenets of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) to identify and manage insect pests;
  • Keep weeds from taking off and taking over;
  • Use water more efficiently on the farm.

The cost is $20, which includes a resource packet, refreshments, and lunch.  Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited, so reserve your spot now! 

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This is the third in a series of four Sacramento County workshops that will be held on 3/16, 4/6, 4/14, and 5/4, covering additional urban agriculture topics.

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