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Minga Workshop: Hobby Farming 101
May 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$55
Do you have dreams of building a sustainable hobby farm but you just don’t know where to start? This three hour Hobby Farm 101 workshop will provide you with a wealth of information and guidance that will give you the confidence you’ll need to achieve your dream. It will also help you to avoid some costly mistakes.
During the workshop we’ll cover the following topics:
· Raising goats, pigs and chickens
· Fencing, housing and feed options
· Breeding and medical issues (prevention and cures)
· Sustainability and achieving profitability
· Farm gate sales (goats, meat chickens, eggs, pork, soap)
· Home butchering process, techniques and tools (chickens, goats and pigs)
· Meat smoking, curing and wrapping
· Cheese making process and where to source supplies
· Soap making process and sources of information