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2808, 2015

Family Fall and Winter Herbal Wellness

By |August 28th, 2015||0 Comments

This workshop is a mix of theory and practical skills perfectly suited for the beginner or experienced herbal learner. You will learn how herbs work, which ones to use, how to blend herbal infusions, make herbal syrups, vinegars, lozenges, and garlic lemonade to stock your own herbal medicine cabinet. The class will sample these items […]

2208, 2015

Pasture Renovation and Workshop Field Day

By |August 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

Project Goal: Teach livestock farmers to become more efficient and successful with forages, forage management, and natural resources.

What to expect: Educational presentations, interaction, team work, weed and forage identification, weed control, plans for pasture renovation, and how to calculate forage availability.

Pre-registration is required.

2208, 2015

Introduction to Native Plant Conservation

By |August 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

The flora of Alabama is one of the richest in the country, which underscores the importance of conserving our plants and their habitats. This course is a general introduction to plant conservation, focusing particularly on Alabama plants. We will cover a broad set of topics, including rarity ranking systems, invasive species, restoration ecology, conservation ethics, […]

2108, 2015

Cottage Foods Training

By |August 21st, 2015||0 Comments

Have you wanted to add value you to crop you produce or start a small food business out of your home? The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering a training regarding the Cottage Food Industry. This course will provide you with information regarding rules and regulations in addition to certification of completion.
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This event is not […]

1908, 2015

Agricultural Risk Management and Business Development Training Workshop

By |August 19th, 2015||0 Comments

More information will follow regarding this event, including online registration available at www.aamu.edu/sfrc under Quick Glance with title, 2015 Ag. Risk Management & Business Development Workshop – Registration. Please note there is a $20.00 fee that reserves your spot – limited scholarships available and optional transportation provided. Please inquire about the limited scholarships by calling […]

1508, 2015

Workshop with Herbalist David Winston

By |August 15th, 2015||0 Comments

Join internationally known herbalist David Winston, RH(AHG) for an exceptional day of exploring plant wisdom in Arab, Alabama.

Cost: $125.00
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Lunch is on your own.
Topics: Depression and Anxiety, Herbs for Pain, and Uncommon Uses for Common Plants

If you’d like to register, you can either mail a check, use paypal, or you can […]

1408, 2015

Canning Workshop

By |August 14th, 2015||0 Comments

Harvest time is here and that means it is time to prepare to preserve those fruits and vegetables.  To do this, careful planning, preparation, and knowledge of food safety must be used.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering a Canning Workshop at Petals from the Past.  Attendees will learn about food safety in canning high-acid […]

1208, 2015

Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 6-8

By |August 12th, 2015||0 Comments

Growing good kids through an interdisciplinary program combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity and family engagement.

Each weekly class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.
Per Class Fee:
$10/student Non-members
$8/student Members

Sign up for all six classes […]

1108, 2015

Accounting and Tax Tips for Farmers

By |August 11th, 2015||0 Comments

What forms do I need to file?
What is SE tax? And do I have to pay it?
Should I hire a CPA or go to H&R Block?

If you’ve found yourself asking these questions, this event may provide some clarity. Join Karen Owens, MBA, CPA at Tune farm for an introductory class covering the unique challenges faced by […]

1108, 2015

Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades K-2

By |August 11th, 2015||0 Comments

Growing good kids through an interdisciplinary program combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity and family engagement.

Each weekly class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.
Per Class Fee:
$10/student Non-members
$8/student Members

Sign up for all six classes […]