Heritage Farm, 1919 NE 78th Street, Vancouver, WA
Vancouver, WA – WSU Clark County Extension and the Clark County Public Works Clean Water Program invite the community to the twelfth annual Small Acreage Expo on Saturday, April 8 at the 78th Street Heritage Farm.
This year’s Small Acreage Expo offers a variety of topics including workshops on cultivating mushrooms, beekeeping, sustainable grazing, soil testing and organic fertilizers, rain barrels, and much more. Participants interested in becoming certified to inspect their own gravity-fed septic system should attend the septic inspection certification workshop. A program providing descriptions of classes as well as online registration is available at http://expo2017.brownpapertickets.com.
Throughout the day, participants can peruse education booths to meet and learn more about local organizations and agencies serving the small acreage community.
According to Amber Lefstead, Small Acreage Program Coordinator, “The small acreage community comes together at the Expo to meet one another and learn valuable tips about effectively managing their property.” Doug Stienbarger, County Extension Director adds, “It’s a great opportunity to discover local resources and learn new practices to improve their property, which can save people money and help protect the environment.”
Pre-registration is $15 in advance, $25 for walk-ins the day of the event. Register by Wednesday, April 5 to include a free lunch! Please call 360-397-6060 ext. 0 to get directions, or for more information about the WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program.