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Back to your roots

UW Extension Office introduces homesteading skill classes

Self-reliance has been the Wyoming way since its beginnings. After all, this state’s original settlers wouldn’t have lasted long without the know-how to create, mend and maintain.

UW Extension Educator Sara Fleenor will be introducing a series of classes this spring to revive many of those traditional skills and bring them to new generations and arrivals – starting on May 8 with container gardens.

Once a month for the foreseeable future, anyone who’d like to expand their homesteading repertoire is invited to join in. From sewing and beekeeping to jelly making and canning, the classes will intr...