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Jennifer Jensen, Extension Educator

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho Extension, Bonner County
4205 N Boyer Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864

Phone: 208-263-8511

Email: jenjensen@uidaho.edu

Ariel Agenbroad, Area Extension Educator, Community Food Systems and Small Farms

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho Extension, Ada County
5880 Glenwood St.
Boise, ID, 83714

Phone: 208-287-5900

Email: ariel@uidaho.edu

Living on the Land

This course consists of a series of classes designed to meet the needs of participants in the region where it is offered. Topics include:

  • Choosing farm equipment
  • What to do about weeds
  • Market and organic gardening
  • Pasture establishment and renovation
  • Caring for animals
  • Water quality
  • Feeds and feeding
  • Your living soil
  • Grazing management

Living on the Land has been offered in Ada, Canyon, Payette, Washington and Gem counties and interest continues to grow.

This course varies based on your county, but a typical format has

  • Weekly meetings for eight to 12 weeks
  • 2-3 hours in the evening for each meeting
  • Tours and individual site visits/consulting
  • Costs often less than $250 for two people
  • Soil and water tests, textbook, course notebook all included

If you are an interested landowner, resident or potential cosponsor, contact a nearby Extension educator to ask about holding a course in your county.

Contact Us

Jennifer Jensen, Extension Educator

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho Extension, Bonner County
4205 N Boyer Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864

Phone: 208-263-8511

Email: jenjensen@uidaho.edu

Ariel Agenbroad, Area Extension Educator, Community Food Systems and Small Farms

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho Extension, Ada County
5880 Glenwood St.
Boise, ID, 83714

Phone: 208-287-5900

Email: ariel@uidaho.edu