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Expert Talk Series “Urban Farming: Tips and Techniques for Growing Your Own Food in a Small Space” with Louann Murrary, PhD | March 3, 2016

Posted on: Apr 26, 2016 / Education-Events-News / 0 COMMENTS




Join us for an exciting discussion on the pleasures and pitfalls of raising hens for eggs in your backyard, as well as interesting strategies used for gardening in a changing and increasingly unpredictable climate. Our speaker, Dr. Louann Murray, will also be discussing the locavore and Slow Food movements, the issue of heirloom versus hybrid seeds, and show some of the latest gardening gadgets for urban farmers. This enlightening talk is bound to aid any gardener, whether beginning or expert!


Speaker Biography

Louann Murray has a BA in Environmental Biology from University of Colorado in Boulder, a PhD in Biomedical Science from University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, and is an active environmentalist working with the Orange County Conservation Corps. In her spare time, she works on her backyard-turned-farm, growing a variety of fruits and vegetables and raising egg-laying chickens.


Date & Time

March 3, 2016

4:00pm – 5:30pm



Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Interpretive Center

3842 Warner Ave.

Huntington Beach

(additional parking will be available at the HH Yacht Club, 3821 Warner Ave.)



$5.00 (per person)



Reservations must be made in advance as spots are limited

whitney@bolsachica.org or 714-846-1114


For more information please contact Whitney Thompson at whitney@bolsachica.org


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