The Mountlake Terrace Library, is conjunction with Seattle Tilth, is offering a series of four free classes on city farming beginning this Saturday, Oct. 20. The first session will be an introduction to owning and maintaining chickens; subsequent classes will cover food preservation, organic gardening and compost systems.
The classes are scheduled to be taught by representatives from Seattle Tilth, a non-profit organic gardening and urban ecology organization.
Registration for the classes is recommended; interested participants are encouraged to register online or call 425-776-8722.
Here is the complete schedule of classes in the City Farming Series (all classes are scheduled for 2:30-4 p.m.):
Backyard Chickens, Saturday, Oct. 20
Introduction to Food Preservation† Saturday, Oct. 27
Organic Gardening 101, Saturday, Nov. 10
Choosing the Right Compost System for You, Saturday, Nov. 17
The City Farming Series is made available by the support of the Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Library. The library is located at 23300-58th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace.