Alumni Webinar Series: "Gardening in Small Spaces: How to Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard"

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Date: March 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Category: Workshop

Wayne State Alumni Association is offering exclusive access to a range of online webinars. Join us for the next webinar, "Gardening in Small Spaces: How to Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard".

Have you thought about growing fresh vegetables in your backyard but don’t know where to start? Have you wondered how much or which vegetables you can grow in a small space? By learning to grow your own organic vegetables, not only will you create a healthy past-time, but you will provide delicious and nutritious food for yourself and your family. In this fun and exciting webinar, Melissa K. Norris, author and 5th generation homesteader, will show you how to grow fruits and vegetables in your backyard, in small spaces, or using containers. More than just practical advice, you’ll learn how gardening can contribute to a sustainable lifestyle and give you a sense of accomplishment, peace of mind, and overall joy.

About our Speaker: Melissa K. Norris is the author of the best-selling book, The Family Garden Plan: Raise a Year's Worth of Sustainable and Healthy Food. She has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to grow their own fruits and vegetables in their backyard. Through her website,, and popular podcast, Pioneering Today, she shares simple modern homesteading solutions for a healthy and self-sufficient life no matter where you live.

March 2021