Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Join us for a TweetChat, and Ask Your Urban Homesteading Questions!

Thursday, June 23rd
12:00 MST
search #AskCIG on Twitter to participate

In a world that is turning to more sustainable living techniques, the practice off urban homesteading has been increasing. Sundari Elizabeth Kraft, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Urban Homesteading (ISBN: 9781615641048, June 2011, $18.95) will be available via live TweetChat Thursday, June 23 at 12:00 pm MST to discuss the benefits of urban homesteading as well as how to start a garden, no matter the yard situation. She will also talk about:

·         - How to grow organic foods and preserve them
·        -  How to keep your garden healthy
·         - Reusing water and water collecting
·         - How to prevent weeds in a garden
·         -  Other items that can be made sustainably, like soap and household cleaning products

Log on to Twitter and search #AskCIG to participate. This TweetChat will be monitored by @CIG_Lifestyle. Sundari’s Twitter handle is @EatWhereULive. Please include #AskCIG in all questions.

Sundari Elizabeth Kraft (Denver, Colo.) has been a dedicated urban homesteader for nearly a decade. Currently, she homesteads in Denver with her chickens, goats, and organic front yard garden. She organizes a group of community members to grow vegetables in city yards, then sells and distributes the produce in the neighborhood. She sits on the Denver Food Policy Council and works with a number of local urban sustainability groups. Sundari teaches classes in backyard chicken and goat keeping, urban gardening, canning, and cooking.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Urban Homesteading
ISBN: 9781615641048, June 2011, $18.95
Author: Sundari Elizabeth Kraft (Denver, Colo.)

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