Learn to make cheese in Boulder Creek
Camp Joy, 131 Camp Joy Road, in Boulder Creek, will host a cheese-making class from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 18.
Attendees will be taught how to make cheese from fresh goat’s milk. Those who arrive at 8 a.m. will see milking, too.
The nonprofit demonstration garden and training center has operated since 1971.
The workshop cost is $30.
For information: www.campjoygardens.org.
Agriculture value increases by $33M in county
A crop report released last week valued the gross production of Santa Cruz County’s agricultural commodities at $565.7 million in 2011.
That total, released by the county agriculture commissioner, represents an increase of more than $33 million from the 2010 production value. The gross total does not include production costs.
The highest-valued crop in Santa Cruz County remains strawberries, with raspberries the second highest. Cut flowers, vegetables and blackberries are also high-value crops.
For information: www.agdept.com
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