In Our Own Backyard – Sustainable Foods Event


Celebrating Fresh Sustainable Local Foods

Saturday, February 8, 2014.  9:00am – 4:00pm

The Contra Costa Master Gardeners will host their second annual educational fundraiser to celebrate our local agricultural community, co-sponsored by the City of Brentwood.


In the morning session:

Learn about the Brentwood corn story and our emerging olive oil market

Learn about efforts to conserve existing East County farmland

Learn about CSAs (community-supported agriculture)

In the afternoon:

Learn how to improve your soil from a leading soil scientist

Learn about growing more edibles in your backyard

Attend demonstrations by Master Gardeners

In addition, local vendors will be selling products made from the fruits of our agricultural bounty.

Registration:   $35 per person, which includes a fresh local lunch

To register online, click the link below. They expect to sell only 300 tickets and that’s expected to sell out quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot!

Register Now!


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