North Alabama Agriplex kicks off 2021 adult and children’s programs

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The North Alabama Agriplex offers a wide variety of programming for kids and adults. (File photo/North Alabama Agriplex)

CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex’s 2021 public program schedule is now set with many in-person and virtual programs scheduled for all ages. Register for programs at www.agriplex.org.

Kid programs

Little Farmers Preschool Program

This program is for children ages 3-5 (accompanied by an adult). Each month’s class is from 10-11 a.m. and cost $5 per child. Pre-registration is required.

  • March 12- Birds of a Feather
  • April 9- Beatrix Potter Tea
  • May 14- Fam Animal Babies
  • 20- Farmer’s Market
  • 10- The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • 8- Pumpkins
  • 12- Turkey Talk 
  • 10- Santa’s Workshop

Farm Kids Club

This program is for kids ages 5 and older (accompanied by an adult). Each month’s class is  from 9-10:30 a.m. and costs $5 per child. Pre-registration is required. 

  • March 6- Goats
  • April 3- Natural Egg Dyeing
  • May 1- Mother’s Day Planters
  • June 5- Garden to Table Cooking
  • July 10- Make & Take Worm Bins
  • 4- County Fair Crafts
  • 2- Pumpkin Patch
  • 6- Animal Signs
  • 4- Winter Crafts

Heritage Homeschool

This program is for homeschoolers (kindergarten and up) once a month. Students will be divided into older and younger age groups with parents expected to assist their children. Each month’s class is from 9-11 a.m. and costs $8 per child (Max cost of $16 per family). Pre-registration is required.

  • March 25- Attracting Butterflies
  • April 29- Recycled Crafts
  • May 13- Reptiles and Amphibians
  • 26- Solar Power
  • 30- Harvest and Seed Saving 
  • 28- Leatherwork
  • 18- Woodworking
  • 9- Growing Indoors

Adult programs

Living Landscapes

This monthly educational series for adults offers information about sustainability in your own backyard. All programs are $5 per person and start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is required.

  • April 15- Growing Backyard Fruits
  • May 18- Blooming Planters ($30)
  • June 22- Succulents- Make and Take ($15)
  • July 20- Permaculture: Creating Edible Ecosystems
  • 31- Growing Berries and Grapes
  • 14- Raising Pigs
  • 5- Rain Barrels
  • 9- Cheesemaking ($10)
  • 4 (2pm)- Grapevine Wreath Making ($15)

Heritage Skills

This monthly series provides the opportunity to learn heritage skills passed down through generations. All programs are $5 person and begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is required.

  • March 11- Natural Beauty Care Class ($10)
  • April 20- Spring Herbs for Health ($15)
  • May 3- Barn Quilts of Alabama
  • June 8- Canning Class 
  • July 8- Chair Caning ($40)
  • 10- Beginning Brewers Class
  • 9- Cowboy Cooking: Cooking with a Dutch Oven 
  • 14- 4:30-7:30pm Introduction to Beekeeping
  • 2- Beginning Crochet ($10)
  • 14- Make and Take Trio: Terrarium, Airplant Ornament and Dish Garden ($30)

The North Alabama Agriplex is located at 1714 Tally Ho St. NW, Cullman. Find out about more programs https://agriplex.org/WPtest/services/.

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Christy Perry

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