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Rural Living Events - 2014|Barnyards & Backyards

Rural Living Events - 2014

Master Gardeners' Farmers Market

August 2, 2014 - Sept (every Saturday)
7:30 am to 12:00 pm
Natrona County Extension Office
(ARLC Building Grounds)
2011 Fairgrounds Road
Casper, WY

For more information contact the Natrona County Master Gardeners office at 307-235-9400


Wyoming State Fair Events

100th Year of Extension Celebration
August 9 -16, 2014

A variety of events and activities.  Have gardening questions?  Master Gardeners will be there to answer them on Friday August 15th and Saturday the 16th. We'll also be taking a walk to check out a variety of plants on Friday at 10 am.

Other events can be found at

Pollinator Party!

August 23, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
At the Natrona County Master Gardener Farmer’s Market
Natrona County Extension Office
2011 Fairgrounds Road
Casper, WY

•    Search for bees, butterflies and other pollinators
•    Learn about pollination
•    Find out how to help protect pollinators near you!

Free to the public, families welcome!  Just bring yourselves and your curiosity- as well as a lunch, if desired!  Learn more at


Living and Working on the Land: Building Blocks of Success conference

Sept. 3-4, 2014
Sheridan, WY

Early registration by Aug. 15 is $50, while the fee after that is $65. This includes meals and tours. The first 50 agricultural producers to register for the conference are eligible for a full refund of the registration fee. A limited number of scholarships for lodging are also available to producers.

To register, contact Kacy Atkinson with the Wyoming Business Council’s Agribusiness Division at 307-777-6319, or email her at

For more information visit

Central WY Country Living Conference

Sept 6, 2014
Casper, WY

Location and topics to be announced.

Water Conservation in Lawns and Gardens

September 23, 2014
7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church
Corner of 11th and Ivinson Streets
Laramie, WY   

Chris Hilgert, UW Extension Wyoming Master Gardener Coordinator will speak to us about water conservation tips and techniques.  A Laramie Garden Club meeting will follow.

Northern Rockies Tree School

October 8th - 9th, 2014
Holiday Inn Convention Center
Cody, WY

A learning conference for professionals working with trees.

More information (flyer)

LocalFest 2014

October 22-26, 2014
Lander Community Center
240 Lincoln Street
Lander, WY

LocalFest is a five day festive event with speakers, workshops, tours, films, locally sourced meals and more. It serves as an idea incubator and a way to connect the innovators in this emerging local food economy with the growing number of citizens who wish to be part of it. The theme of this year’s LocalFest is Getting Wyoming Beef to Wyoming Plates. But LocalFest will go beyond beef and seek to find ways to move locally grown foods of all kinds into local schools, restaurants and homes.

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