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    Learn to manage wildlife conflicts at free workshop July 11

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Farming often involves dealing with unwanted wildlife, which can cause significant damage to crops and livestock. To address these challenges, the...

    Chickening out with Keramos Ceramics and the Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Families and children sat around paper-lined tables at the North Alabama Agriplex on Saturday, Feb. 3, chatting and swapping stories as...

    Agriplex announces tiered giving donors for New Home for the Harvest...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex is excited to announce major donors for the New Home for the Harvest Capital Campaign. This includes...

    Agriplex gears up for another year of programs 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – With modern homesteading on the rise and residents wanting to learn how to be more self-sufficient, and influx of less-than-true advice...

    CATA students build, donate storage building to Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) carpentry and industrial maintenance students teamed up to flex their skills and present the North Alabama...

    North Alabama Agriplex Harvest to Home dinner Sept. 14

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex is set to host its annual Harvest to Home fundraiser dinner on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at...

    North Alabama Agriplex makes progress with Community Hub capital campaign

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex recently raised $2,400 with its Grub for the Hub local burger night at Goat Island Brewing, benefiting...

    Agriplex proud to bring back ‘Glean Team’ for another growing season

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – With food insecurity on the rise, the North Alabama Agriplex is proud to bring back its "Glean Team'' for another growing...

    Cullman County Commission gives $200K toward Agriplex community hub

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its February meeting, the Cullman County Commission approved a $200,000 appropriation toward the building of a new community hub at...

    Learn all about trees

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – As springtime approaches, eager gardeners have the chance this week to learn about which trees are good fits for their landscapes...

    To bee or not to bee

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Bees and other pollinators are integral to our ecosystem and food supply. Whether keeping bees as a hobby or for profit,...

    North Alabama Agriplex brings the love in February

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex continues to bring educational and exciting classes to naturalists of all ages. In February, classes will cover...

    Agriplex hosting Green Snake Education Jan. 12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex is kicking off its 2023 programs with its Secondary Heritage Homeschool series on Jan. 12, from noon-2...

    Veteran and Beginning Farmer workshop series kicks off new year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Extension) have partnered the past several years to provide training to...

    Agriplex Jan. 2023 calendar of events

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex will ring in the new year with a month full of programming for adults and children. Below...

    Rick Pate kicks off Agriplex capital campaign

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Christmas came early for the North Alabama Agriplex’s capital campaign on Friday when Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Commissioner Rick...

    Leadership Cullman County tour highlights area’s agriculture

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Members of the 2022-23 Leadership Cullman County class on Thursday held their first monthly tour of Cullman County, this time highlighting...

    ‘Spiders Aren’t Scary’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex on Friday hosted a no-so-creepy-crawly Little Farmers program. Called “Spiders Aren’t Scary,” the event saw preschoolers ages...

    Harvest to Home: Agriplex reveals new facility plans at annual dinner

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex Board and Foundation hosted its seventh annual Harvest to Home Local Foods Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser...

    ‘It’s Good to Be Back Home’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex will host its 2022 annual fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Wallace State Community College in the...

    Southern Herbalist visits Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Southern Herbalist, Darryl Patton, visited theNorth Alabama Agriplex Thursday, leading a Heritage Homeschool class about the uses and dangers of...

    Agriplex Harvest to Home Dinner returns Sept. 29

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  The North Alabama Agriplex Board and Foundation will host the seventh annual Harvest to Home Local Foods Dinner and Silent Auction...

    ‘Bees are just fascinating’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Amateur beekeeper Bill Grimmett started beekeeping in 2017 as a way to fill his time after retirement. Now, he wants to share...

    Beginning farmers invited to tour J. Calvert Farms

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Beginning Farmer Series serves to help new producers develop knowledge and critical skills so they can...

    North Alabama Agriplex named Conservation Educator of the Year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex was honored Friday evening in Prattville by being named 2022 Conservation Educator of the Year by the...

    Agriplex holds 3rd annual Nature Day Camp

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex’s third annual Nature Day Camp took children ages 10-14 on a journey, teaching them about Native American...

    Local farmers awarded for prize tomatoes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Extension Office held its first Tomato Taste-Off Saturday, June 25, at the Festhalle Farmers Market. A total of...

    Farmers share bounties through local gleaning program

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Saturday morning at the Cullman Festhalle Farmers’ Market, local farmer and Master Gardener Brad Mitchell of Legacy Farms dropped off his...

    North Alabama Agriplex’s Heritage Skills Camp beginning at the end of...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex will be hosting a special Heritage Skills Camp next week from Tuesday, June 28 through Thursday, June...

    Agriplex ‘Sown in the Soil’ Summer Camp programs taking place in...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex “Sown in the Soil” Summer Camp programs are beginning in June for kids to experience growing and...

    North Alabama Agriplex Little Farmers and Heritage Skills events this week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex is hosting two events this week, part of the Little Farmers program. “Farm Animal Babies” event will...

    North Alabama Agriplex hosting a backyard poultry processing workshop this Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Extension office is hosting a Backyard Poultry Processing Workshop on Saturday, March 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00...

    Tree and shrub fundraiser sale to be held Saturday at the...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Natural Resources Planning Committee will be holding a tree sale Saturday, Feb. 19 at the North Alabama Agriplex,...

    President of the Cullman Beekeeping Association teaches candle making class at...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As a part of the Cullman County Extension Office and North Alabama Agriplex’s Prepare for the Fair Series, Phillip Garrison, president...

    North Alabama Agriplex offering new educational program Living Landscapes for Wildlife...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex will be hosting the Living Landscapes Landscaping for Wildlife from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan....

    Farm Kids Club learning all about baking bread for January event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Farm Kids Club is a North Alabama Agriplex program in which kids can learn vital agricultural and survival skills. The...

    Cullman Master Gardener’s distribute sweet potatoes to non-profit organizations in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex hosted the Cullman County Master Gardener’s meeting Wednesday morning. The Gardeners welcomed Adrienne Standridge, coordinator for the...

    North Alabama Agriplex hosts some preschool pumpkin fun at the Guy...

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - The Cullman Agriplex hosted their Preschool Pumpkins program Tuesday morning at the Holly Pond Guy Hunt Library. The kids in...

    Tuesday Storytime at the library teaches participants finer points in counting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Each Tuesday, there is a storytime held at 10:00 a.m. at the Cullman County Public Library. This week, guest speaker Ms....

    Apple adventures at the North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex visited the Cullman County Public Library Tuesday with their Apple Adventures program for the library’s preschool students....

    North Alabama Agriplex cancels Harvest to Home dinner; moves ahead with...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Due to the increasing number of COVID cases, the Agriplex Foundation Board has made the difficult decision to cancel their Harvest...

    20th Annual Farming Tour for Kids sees another successful turnout

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex has recently wrapped up one of their most successful summer educational programs. On June 10-11, they held...

    Dr. Bill Deutsch speaks at Agriplex’s Lunch and Learn 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Dr. Bill Deutsch was the special guest at Wednesday’s Lunch and Learn at the North Alabama Agriplex in celebration of Earth...

    Celebrate Earth Day with Author Dr. Bill Deutsch, cofounder of Alabama...

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    Cullman, Ala. -   The North Alabama Agriplex, a local nonprofit dedicated to educating and promoting Alabama’s agriculture and future sustainability, is hosting a...

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

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    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....

    Agriplex resumes in-person programs… with chickens!

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its first in-person event of the year, the North Alabama Agriplex welcomed a full group of participants to discuss backyard...

    Homegrown Hope

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  The North Alabama Agriplex, a local nonprofit dedicated to education and promoting Alabama’s agriculture and future sustainability, on Thursday announced its...

    Bugs and slugs

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Area homeschoolers had a little creepy crawly fun Friday morning thanks to the North Alabama Agriplex’s Heritage Homeschool Program. October featured...

    Agriplex Harvest to Home Dinner happening, but differently

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex will host its sixth annual Harvest to Home Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction in September, but the...

    Agriplex to host ‘The Southern Herbalist’ Darryl Patton Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex will host “The Southern Herbalist” Darryl Patton this Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m.-noon, when Patton, a...

    The ‘Power of Produce’ at Cullman Festhalle

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex always has an abundance of programs, and one happening every Saturday through October is the Power of...

    Agriplex update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex normally has a bounty of programs for children and adults to enjoy throughout the year. Due to...

    Agriplex receives USDA grant benefiting local farmers, feeding agencies

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex recently announced it was awarded a United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box...

    Agriplex update: programming paused, drive-up farmers’ market in full swing

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex normally has a bounty of programs for children and adults to enjoy. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

    North Alabama Agriplex now offering drive-up farmers’ market

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As many local businesses struggle due to the enforced social distancing protocols, the North Alabama Agriplex has rolled out a new...

    Celebrated Gee’s Bend Quilters visit North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex on Thursday hosted celebrated Gee’s Bend Quilters Mary Ann Pettway and China Pettway. The Gee’s Bend Quilters...

    Living Alabama history: North Alabama Agriplex to host celebrated Gee’s Bend...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex has special programs planned for this Thursday, Feb. 27, when it hosts celebrated Gee’s Bend Quilters Mary...

    A ‘ribbeting’ good time at the Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Valentine’s Day was celebrated in a frog-tastic way at the North Alabama Agriplex’s Little Farmers Preschool Program Friday morning. Program participants...

    Opportunities abound at Agriplex in February, March

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – There is a variety of fun and educational programs coming up at the North Alabama Agriplex in February and March. All events...

    Introduction to Beekeeping class brings buzz to Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex hosted a special guest, Alabama Beekeepers Association President Phillip Garrison, Thursday evening for an introduction to beekeeping...

    Agriplex Heritage Skills: Raised bed gardening

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    CULLMAN, Ala. –  It was on the frigid side Tuesday night, but that didn’t stop avid gardeners dreaming of spring from turning out for...

    ‘This is the future of growing’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex talked hydroponic gardening this week, welcoming Cullman County Master Gardener Michael Weems to its Living Landscapes program....

    Learning opportunities abound at North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Here are some events coming up in January at the North Alabama Agriplex. Events are held at the Agriplex, 1714 Talley Ho...

    Agriplex celebrates Alabama Bicentennial

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Alabama Bicentennial is drawing closer, and Heritage Homeschool students at the North Alabama Agriplex on Thursday morning learned all about...

    Cullman Rotary Club donates $5K to Agriplex

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    Cullman Rotary Club members Will Harding and Rickey Kreps presented a donation of $5,000 to Rachel Dawsey and Markus Doering, with the North Alabama...

    Ivey awards $22K grant to Agriplex for solar panels

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $367,050 to help local governments, public schools and nonprofit groups cut expenses by making...

    Gobble, gobble: ‘Turkey Time’ at the Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Saturday morning was an exciting introduction to fall for the North Alabama Agriplex’s Farm Kids Club. The topic for November was...

    Agriplex kicks off Nov/Dec events with Turkey Time

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    All events take place at the North Alabama Agriplex, 1714 Talley Ho St., Cullman, AL 35056, 256-297-1044, unless otherwise noted. To register, go to...

    Whoooo? Owls a hoot at North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex was a hoot Thursday morning, literally, with the main attraction being owls! Volunteers from the Alabama Wildlife...

    Agriplex ‘Little Farmers’ pick cotton, meet chickens, butterflies

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cotton, chickens and monarch butterflies were the hot scoop Friday morning at the North Alabama Agriplex, where one of its programs,...

    CCCDC presents $12K grant to North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its September meeting, the Cullman County Community Development Commission (CCCDC) approved nine grants, totaling more than $100,000. One recipient, the...

    Yum! Farm Kids Club whips up late-summer meal

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex’s Farm Kids Club cooked up a special treat Saturday morning, preparing a meal for themselves and their...

    North Alabama Agriplex programs: Sept. and Oct.

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    All programs take place the North Alabama Agriplex, 1714 Talley Ho Street, Cullman, AL 35056, 256-297-1044, unless otherwise noted. Unless otherwise noted, to register...

    Upcoming programs at the North Alabama Agriplex

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    Aug. 15 - Heritage Skills Sacred Harp Singing - 6 p.m. North Alabama Agriplex, 1714 Talley Ho Street, Cullman, AL 35056, 256-297-1044 Join local Sacred Harp...

    Cullman Electric Cooperative celebrates local farmers with Pop-Up Farmers’ Market

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - To help support local agriculture and grow more connected to the local farming community, the Cullman Electric Cooperative partnered with the North...

    Poultry enthusiasts flock to Agriplex for Living Landscapes lecture on backyard...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Not wanting to stay cooped up in their homes, chicken enthusiasts from around Cullman this week flocked to the North Alabama Agriplex...

    New Nature Day Camp for kids will focus on native tribes...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - In celebration of the Stories of Alabama, the North Alabama Agriplex; Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism; Alabama Mountains, Rivers &...

    North Alabama Agriplex teaches kids about agriculture at Garden Camp

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With school out for the summer, many organizations around Cullman County are continuing to promote education during the break. One of these...

    Register now for summer programs at the North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex offers several programs this summer. Below are  a few. May 4: Farm Kids Club- Attracting Birds to your...

    Wallace State hosts 5th annual Harvest-to-Home Dinner for North Alabama Agriplex

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - On Thursday evening, Wallace State Community College (WSCC) hosted the fifth annual North Alabama Agriplex Harvest-to-Home dinner.  The fundraising event featured...

    2019 Harvest-to-Home Dinner April 25

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex Board and Foundation will host the fifth annual Harvest-to-Home Local Foods Dinner and Silent Auction Thursday, April...

    Thank You, VISTAs! AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers recognized

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex and Wallace State Community College celebrated National Service Recognition Day this week by providing lunch for all...

    Agriplex offering loads of activities for 2019

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    Cullman Tribune file photo CULLMAN - The North Alabama Agriplex is offering loads of fun classes, programs and special events for all ages in 2019....

    COOLFEST draws crowd downtown

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    Local farmers sold fresh, Cullman-grown produce on Thursday at COOLFEST. (W.C. Mann for The Tribune) CULLMAN - On a warm Thursday afternoon, Cullmanites came downtown...

    Historically cool: North Alabama Agriplex shares 10 ways Alabama has stayed...

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    A Cullman pup demonstrates how summer coolness is done. He’s available for adoption at the Cullman County Animal Shelter; call 256-734-5448. (Cullman County Animal...

    COOLFEST: the Cullman-grown ‘pop-up’ cooling festival coming Thursday, July 26

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    Ben Johnson displays whimsical art that will be auctioned at the Agriplex’s upcoming downtown “COOLFEST.”  These Alabama and Auburn penguins by local muralist Jack...

    North Alabama Agriplex summer programs

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    CULLMAN - The following is a list of summer programs being held at the North Alabama Agriplex. Visit http://agriplex.org to register or for more...

    Board gamers: Celebrate International Tabletop Day Saturday at the Agriplex

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    CULLMAN - Attention board gamers, card gamers and fantasy fans!  Tomorrow, Saturday, April 28 is 2018 International Tabletop Day, and Cullman is in on...

    New venue: Agriplex’s Harvest-to-Home Dinner at Wallace State this weekend

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    HANCEVILLE - The North Alabama Agriplex’s fourth annual Harvest to Home Dinner fundraiser is coming up and for the first time ever, the event...

    ‘Butterflies of Alabama’ program Tuesday at Agriplex

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    Eastern Tiger Swallowtails call Cullman County home. / Paulette H. Ogard The North Alabama Agriplex continues its Gosse Nature Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 6...

    Cullman Bicentennial Committee awards $1,000 grant to Agriplex for summer programs

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    Bicentennial Committee Chairman Drew Green, right, presents the grant check to the Agriplex Board.  L-R: Dr. Bill Peinhardt, Rachel Dawsey, Mike Roden, Billy Troutman,...

    Shelly and Rosie the turtles take up residence at Welti Elementary

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    One of the two newest additions to the Welti Elementary School Outdoor Classroom / W.C. Mann WELTI - Welti Elementary School recently expanded its outdoor...

    Peinhardt Farm Day this Saturday

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    Dr. Bill Peinhardt at the Dingler Cabin in the farm’s east pasture / W.C. Mann   We’re really blessed, because we’ll have as many as 200...

    Annual farm tour invites kids to meet what they eat

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    CULLMAN - On June 14-15, the North Alabama Agriplex will again offer its original summer educational program Touring Farms for Kids. Director Rachel Dawsey talked...

    Students get hands on with science, building outdoor classroom at Welti...

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    Students construct a gravel pathway through Welti Elementary School’s outdoor classroom. WELTI - Recently, kids got to take a little break from class, as they...

    Want to learn about aquaponics?

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    One of the hottest topics in agriculture right now is aquaponics. Aquaponics is a form of farming that integrates aquaculture and hydroponics (growing plants...

    Bonkers for bees!

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    CULLMAN - Ever play in a bed of clover when you were a child? If not, that might have been because the little blooms...

    Tomorrow at the Agriplex: Bunnies Galore!

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    Tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 4, the North Alabama Agriplex continues its Farm Kid's Club series. Tomorrow's class is "Bunnies Galore!" (Called "Hop to It!" on...

    Annual Arbor Day tree sale approaching

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    In addition to promoting the planting of trees and shrubs for beauty and wildlife, our goal with the Cullman Forestry Planning Committee is to...

    Community bags more than 10,000 pounds of local sweet potatoes for...

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    CULLMAN - The Society of St. Andrew (SoSA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing hunger and food waste, hosted a sweet potato drop at...