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Adult Ag-Ucation

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The Fairgrounds Agriculture Education Team has worked for the past five years on a children's Farm 2 Table program.

These programs are geared towards children in grades K-5 and focus on exploring the role agricultre plays in our lives. Stemming from the success of this program the Team has developed Adult Ag-ucation. Designed in the same spirit of Farm 2 Table, Adult Ag-ucation will explore agriculture topics in an innovative and hands on way.

Classes will take place in the state-of-the-art Agriculture Discovery Center. This 60,000 square foot facility on the Fairgrounds opened in 2014. The building features interactive exhibits as well as stalling facilities for livestock shows. The Farm Focus room is a classroom like setting that will provide the back-drop for Adult Ag-ucation classes.


May 21 Creative Prep of Common Culinary Herbs

Culinary Herb Photo
May 21 at 6:15pm • Agriculture Discovery Center • $15
Many gardeners are looking for creative uses of abundant herbs in their garden. In this class, Community Herbalist, Sarah Sorci, will briefly discuss the growing preferences and medicinal properties of herbs like thyme, lavender, rosemary, sage, lemon balm and more. She will share recipes and samples of herb-infused vinegar, herbal finishing salts, herb-infused honey and maple-syrup, and demonstrate the preparation of herb-infused vinegar. Participants will take home a recipe handout and an herb seed packet of choice.
Culinary Herb Photo
May 21 Creative Preparation of Common Culinary Herbs
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