ACES Calendar

<< Monday, March 19, 2018 >>
Event: Scale Back Alabama Start: 3/19/18 8:00am
Fee: Free End: 3/19/18 9:00am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 13999 AL Hwy 22, Rockford, AL 35136 (beside courthouse) County: Coosa
Contact Name: Sharon Haynes Phone: 256-377-4713
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Description: Weekly weigh-in for participants. Week 9- participants can weigh in also Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Event: Chick Chain Event Start: 3/19/18 9:00am
Fee: $40.00 End: 3/19/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: TBA County: Lee
Contact Name: Deborah Stewart Phone: 3347493353
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Description: Chick Chain Project in 4-H-Would you like to have your own pet chicken with its' very own name that you gave it? The Alabama Chick Chain is a project that teaches our youth about poultry, responsibility, managerial skills and entrepreneurship. Each participate will receive 10 baby chicks that they can care for and raise. The project is completed when they bring two of their pullets to the 4-H Chick Chain Show and Auction. Time and place TBA at a later date. If you would like to know more about Chick Chain please call Lee Co Extension System at 334-749-3353. Registration and fee are due Mon. March 19th.

Event: Lee County Master Gardener Intern Class Start: 3/19/18 9:00am
Fee: End: 3/19/18 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: County: Lee
Contact Name: Dani Carroll Phone:
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Description: Lee County Master Gardener Intern Class

Event: Cottage Food Law ( Washington County) Start: 3/19/18 10:00am
Fee: Free to attend End: 3/19/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Washington County Public Library County: Washington
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena Phone: 251-234-1050
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Description: The course teaches the legal way to make and sell food products such as candies, jams, jellies, dried herbs and mixes, and baked goods-cakes, cookies, pastries, danish and breads from your home. Upon course completion, participants will take an exam and after successful completion of course and exam, a 5-year certification will be awarded. The cost of the course is $25.00. This is a requirement by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Event: GAP (Washington County) Start: 3/19/18 1:00pm
Fee: Free End: 3/19/18 5:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality; Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Washington County Public Library County: Washington
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena Phone: 251-234-1050
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Description: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) are voluntary audits that verify that fruits and vegetables are produced, packed, handled, and stored as safely as possible to minimize risks of microbial food safety hazards

Event: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Start: 3/19/18 1:00pm
Fee: none End: 3/19/18 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Contact Name: Stacy Ferguson Phone: 2518472295
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Description: Alabama Cooperative Extension System will present training in GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES (GAP) for growers and other fresh produce handlers. Participants will receive a GAP certificate of completion from the workshop. No cost to attend this meeting