Sustainable Small Farms & Backyards ONLINE Course

Monday, September 15, 2014


Are you interested in learning the basics of how to have a small farm in your own back yard? If so, come join us for a 6-week course geared toward teaching people with very small farms (under 10 acres) the basics on how to care for livestock and honeybees and how to grow your own fruits and vegetables. We will even discuss guidelines required for selling your products to consumers.


Clemson Extension's Livestock & Forages team and the Home & Garden Information Center will offer classes ONLINE. This a self paced online course available from September 15 to October 31, 2014. County/Area Extension Agents and State Extension Specialist deliver information on beekeeping basics, livestock (goats, pigs  and chickens), forages, small fruit and vegetable gardening, and state guidelines for selling direct to consumers. Class space is limited, so sign-up now!


The registration fee of $175 covers 6 classes and lesson materials. Two SC pesticide re-certification credits will be available. Contact Millie Davenport (864) 656-9999 for more information.

Event Type

Cooperative Extension


CAFLS, Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences, Livestock Poultry Health, Cooperative Extension Service, Statewide, Horticulture

Target Audience

General Public


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Millie Davenport

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