Free workshop offered for beginning farmers

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Purdue Extension will host a beginning farmer workshop from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne.

This workshop will feature experienced farmers and specialists covering the topics of beekeeping, aquaponics, food safety, poultry/meat/egg regulations, pastured poultry, and farmer resources. The workshop will also promote networking.

A lunch featuring locally sourced items will be provided. Registration for the free workshop is required and can be found at edustore.purdue.edu or by calling (765) 494-6795.

Questions about program topics can be directed to James Wolff, agricultural and natural resources extension educator, at jmwolff@purdue.edu. The office is at 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, and the phone number is (260) 481-6826.