Raising Chickens in Your Backyard workshop: Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold its first workshop in the new 2018 Garden & Grow series from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Cooperative Extension, 355 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. The presenter will be Jen Sawyer. Participants will learn basic care of laying hens, breed selection and feeding, housing and health requirements. This is a beginner class; no experience is needed. The cost is $20. Dinner is included. RSVP by Feb. 1. For information, call 609-465-5115, ext. 3607 or email sawyer @NJAES.Rutgers.edu.