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Events for May 12 — May 18, 2019

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Produce Safety Grower Training Course

1699 Ross Circle, Ste. 4 Dothan, AL 36301, 1699 Ross Circle, STE. 4 Dothan AL, 36301

Who Should Attend:

Fruit and vegetable growers & others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. The PSA Grower Training course satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement.

What to Expect:

The trainers will spend approximately seven hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules

  • Intro to Produce Safety
  • Worker Health, Hygiene & Training
  • Soil Amendments
  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, & Land Use
  • Agricultural Water (Part 1 Production Water, Part 2 Postharvest Water)
  • Post Harvest Handling & Sanitation
  • How to develop a farm food safety plan

To Register Contact:

Carllee Solomon, Wiregrass Research & Extension Ctr.

Phone: (334) 693-2363

Email: cjs0106@auburn.edu

15.00 Farming; Fruit Produce Safety Production

Barbour County Conservation District Small Farmers Meeting and Tour

18 Nern Street, 18 Nern Street Clayton AL, 36061

Opening Remarks and Welcome
Natural Resources Conservation Service Program Information
Farm Service Agency Farm Programs
Soil Sampling
Depart for on-site tour
Hoop House Crops, Vegetable Production, and Plastic Culture
Equipment Demonstrations
Quincey Banks SWCD Small Farmer Liaison
John Curtis NRCS, DC
Dave Carpenter FSA, CED
Allie Corcoran ACES, Co Agent
Quincey Banks
Tilmor Representative*.

Address:
18 Nern Street
Clayton, AL 36061

Contact:
Carol Threatt
carol.threatt@al.nacdnet.net
(334) 775-3266

FREE Crop Production; Farming; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Livestock; Poultry; Urban Extension

Food Safety for Older Adults, Diabetics, Cancer Patients, Caregivers

Bryan W. Whitfield Hospital, 105 US Hwy 80 Demopolis AL, 36732

Food Safety class for older adults, diabetics, cancer patients, and their care givers. Call (334) 295-5959 to register. There is no cost to attend.

Address:
Bryan W. Whitfield Hospital
105 US Hwy 80
Demopolis, AL 36732

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
(334) 216-0738

FREE Food Safety

Food Safety for Older Adults, Diabetics, Cancer Patients, Caregivers

Bryan W. Whitfield Hospital, 105 US Hwy 80 Demopolis AL, 36732

Food safety class for older adults, diabetics, cancer patients, and their care givers. Call (334) 295-5959 to register. There is no cost to attend.

Address:
Bryan W. Whitfield Hospital
105 US Hwy 80
Demopolis, AL 36732

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
(334) 216-0738

FREE Food Safety

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

ServSafe Class (Español/Spanish) – Anniston

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date. The class will be taught in Spanish and privately broadcast to various locations throughout the state. Please call Dani for more information. (256) 368-1694
Este clase ensenara en espanol. Puede Ud. atender clase por computadora en diferente locaciones en el estado de ALabama. Por favor, llama Christy por mas information. (205) 217-6495

Address:
Calhoun County Extension Office, 1702 Noble Street, Suite 108, Anniston, AL 36201

Contact:
Dani Reams
acr0087@aces.edu
2563681694

140 Food Safety

ServSafe Class (Español/Spanish) – Guntersville

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date. The class will be taught in Spanish and privately broadcast to various locations throughout the state. Please call Christy for more information.
Este clase ensenara en espanol. Puede Ud. atender clase por computadora en diferente locaciones en el estado de ALabama. Por favor, llama Christy por mas information. (205) 217-6495

Address:
Marshall County Extension Office, Suite G21, 424 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976-1132

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
2565477936

140 Food Safety

ServSafe Class en ESPAÑOL/Spanish – Montgomery

ServSafe Certification Training en ESPAÑOL para Managers y Empleados de Restaurantes. Este clase satisface el requisito del departamento de salud de Alabama de seguridad de alimentos. Sin el certificado del salud de alimentos serán reducidos 5 puntos del inspector. (dia del examen estara 17 de mayo)

Address:
Montgomery Extension Office 5340 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109

Contact:
Janice Hall
Christy Mendoza 205-217-6495 o Juana Macías-Chri

140 Food Safety

Alabama Cottage Food Law – CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY – Guntersville

COTTAGE FOOD LAW CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY: Testing will be offered for individuals who have completed the Cottage Food Law Course online. A testing fee of $25 is required.  Certificates will be mailed.

Address:
Marshall County Extension Office, Suite G21, 424 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976-1132

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
205-217-6495

25 Food Safety

Lunch & Learn – Building Rain Barrels and the uses

1002 S Broad Steet, 1002 S Broad Steet Scottsboro AL, 35768

Learn the basics of building a rain barrel and the uses of the collected rain water. Participants have the option to purchase a complete rain barrel for $40.

Address:
1002 S Broad Steet
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Contact:
Rhonda Britton
rcb0003@aces.edu
(256) 690-8979

40 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Urban Extension

Alabama Cottage Food Law – CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY – Guntersville

COTTAGE FOOD LAW CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY: Testing will be offered for individuals who have completed the Cottage Food Law Course online. A testing fee of $25 is required.  Certificates will be mailed.

Address:
Marshall County Extension Office, Suite G21, 424 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976-1132

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
205-217-6495

25 Food Safety

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

ServSafe Class – Columbiana

Shelby County Extension Office, 56 Kelly Lane, Shelby County Extension Office, 56 Kelly Lane Columbiana AL, 35051

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Shelby County Extension Office, 56 Kelly Lane
Columbiana, AL 35051

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 669-6763

Register Online

FREE Food Safety

Thursday, May 16, 2019

ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop

Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Road North Mobile AL, 36608

An Introduction to the Science and Profession of Arboriculture

Jon Archer Agricultural Center
1070 Schillinger Rd., N., Mobile, AL 36608

May 16-17, 2019

  • $50/person for non-members (Includes Lunches)
  • $35 for AUFA members (Includes Lunches)

Thinking about becoming an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist or just need to review the basics?  Interested in learning more about the field of arboriculture and the knowledge needed to become a Certified Arborist?  If so, join Alabama Extension and the Alabama Urban Forestry Association for a two-day class reviewing the Arborists Certification Study Guide.  This class will combine lectures with sample questions to better prepare and test the knowledge of attendees.

Target Audience: Arborists, Tree Workers, Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Land Managers & Developers, & Nursery Care Professionals.

Information about ISA Certification

ISA and CFE Points Available

View Agenda

 

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife

ServSafe Class (Español/Spanish) – Anniston

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date. The class will be taught in Spanish and privately broadcast to various locations throughout the state. Please call Dani for more information. (256) 368-1694
Este clase ensenara en espanol. Puede Ud. atender clase por computadora en diferente locaciones en el estado de ALabama. Por favor, llama Christy por mas information. (205) 217-6495

Address:
Calhoun County Extension Office, 1702 Noble Street, Suite 108, Anniston, AL 36201

Contact:
Dani Reams
acr0087@aces.edu
2563681694

140 Food Safety

ServSafe Class (Español/Spanish) – Guntersville

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date. The class will be taught in Spanish and privately broadcast to various locations throughout the state. Please call Christy for more information.
Este clase ensenara en espanol. Puede Ud. atender clase por computadora en diferente locaciones en el estado de ALabama. Por favor, llama Christy por mas information. (205) 217-6495

Address:
Marshall County Extension Office, Suite G21, 424 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976-1132

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
2565477936

140 Food Safety

ServSafe Class en ESPAÑOL/Spanish – Montgomery

ServSafe Certification Training en ESPAÑOL para Managers y Empleados de Restaurantes. Este clase satisface el requisito del departamento de salud de Alabama de seguridad de alimentos. Sin el certificado del salud de alimentos serán reducidos 5 puntos del inspector. (dia del examen estara 17 de mayo)

Address:
Montgomery Extension Office 5340 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109

Contact:
Janice Hall
Christy Mendoza 205-217-6495 o Juana Macías-Chri

140 Food Safety

Alabama Cottage Food Law – CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY – Guntersville

COTTAGE FOOD LAW CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY: Testing will be offered for individuals who have completed the Cottage Food Law Course online. A testing fee of $25 is required.  Certificates will be mailed.

Address:
Marshall County Extension Office, Suite G21, 424 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976-1132

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
205-217-6495

25 Food Safety

Straw Bale Gardening and Composting

13999 AL Highway 22-, 13999 AL Highway 22- rockford AL, 35136

Lack of space have you longing for a veggie garden? Let’s learn about the art of composting and using straw bales as containers. We will talk about worm composting too!

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22-
rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Coosa County Extension Office (Dani Carroll)
danicarroll@auburn.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Food Safety; Lawn & Garden

PPCPs in the Home and Environment

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series

Alabama Extension’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs unit invites you to attend the More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series. Bring your lunch and learn practical tips in the areas of personal finance, health and nutrition, green living, and youth and families. It’s a great opportunity to learn in a relaxed atmosphere and engage with local Extension staff and people right in your community.

May 16 Topic: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Home and Environment
Presenter: Dr. Karnita Garner
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Where: James I. Dawson Building, Room 240

Click the “Visit Website” button below to be taken to the main series page that includes future lunch & learn dates, driving directions to the lunch & learn events, as well as a campus map and building pictures.

Directions from Meridian Street:
Turn off Meridan Street onto Chase Road and take your first left to the main guard shack for Alabama A&M University. Let the guard know that you are here for Alabama Extension. Proceed through the lift gate and go towards the center of campus. Take a right at the stop sign onto Morrison Circle and then stay straight on Akimbo Rd. You will see the James I. Dawson Extension Building on the right. Pass the building and take a right into the parking lot. Follow the signs in the building for the meeting room. (An interactive map of the AAMU campus can be found at this link)

Lunch & Learn Contact
Wendi Williams
Office: (256) 372-4953
Email: williw1@aces.edu

FREE Natural Resources; SerPIE; Urban Extension

Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Home and Environment

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

Alabama Extension’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs unit invites you to attend the More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series. Bring your lunch and learn practical tips in the areas of personal finance, health and nutrition, green living, and youth and families. It’s a great opportunity to learn in a relaxed atmosphere and engage with local Extension staff and people right in your community.

Can’t leave the office? No problem attend this Lunch & Learn session online through Zoom. If you’re a new Zoom participant, we have a quick start guide here: https://aub.ie/zoomquickstart

To join this session from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android follow this link at the time of the meeting: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/8618742697  Connect using Computer/Device audio if possible.

Topic: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Home and Environment
Presenter: Dr. Karnita Garner
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

FREE Natural Resources; Urban Extension

Back 2 Basics Pest & Weed Control

Extension Professionals will be on hand to provide educational training & demonstrations on common pest and weed control in your garden and landscape. Workshop begins at 1:00pm, arrive early for registration. Seating is limited, call for registration.

Address:
Agribition Center 4925 Moores Mill Rd. Huntsville, AL 35811

Contact:
Nancy McCrary
mccrann@auburn.edu
256-372-4937

No Fee: Seating is limited Call to register Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Urban Extension

DEEP Series

Free diabetes education classes on Thursdays, beginning at 2:00 p.m. on May 2nd for six weeks and ending June 6th, at the Opp Housing Authority Community Room covering:
• Diabetes and its risks
• Healthy eating and exercise
• Talking with your health care team
• Managing medications

Address:
1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste. 4, Dothan, AL 36301

Contact:
Wanda Carpenter
carpewa@auburn.edu
334-790-1037

FREE Home & Family

Friday, May 17, 2019

ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop

Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Road North Mobile AL, 36608

An Introduction to the Science and Profession of Arboriculture

Jon Archer Agricultural Center
1070 Schillinger Rd., N., Mobile, AL 36608

May 16-17, 2019

  • $50/person for non-members (Includes Lunches)
  • $35 for AUFA members (Includes Lunches)

Thinking about becoming an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist or just need to review the basics?  Interested in learning more about the field of arboriculture and the knowledge needed to become a Certified Arborist?  If so, join Alabama Extension and the Alabama Urban Forestry Association for a two-day class reviewing the Arborists Certification Study Guide.  This class will combine lectures with sample questions to better prepare and test the knowledge of attendees.

Target Audience: Arborists, Tree Workers, Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Land Managers & Developers, & Nursery Care Professionals.

Information about ISA Certification

ISA and CFE Points Available

View Agenda

 

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife

Farmers Market

13486 St Stephens Ave, 13486 St Stephens Ave Chatom AL, 36518

Starting May 1st through November 1st, farmers from all over will be stationed at 13486 St. Stephens Ave. for the annual Washington County Farmers’ Market! Please come out and shop local as well as learn more about your local Extension office and what it has to offer!

Address:
13486 St Stephens Ave
Chatom, AL 36518

Contact:
Sabra Johnson
sej0025@aces.edu
251-847-2295

FREE Crop Production; Farming; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Livestock; Poultry

Parenting & Healthy Relationship Skills Series

Series of Parenting & Healthy Relationship Skills lessons:
April 5th = Building a Strong Family & Parent with a Purpose
April 12th = Communication Skills
April 19th = Healthy Relationships & Co-Parenting Tips
May 3rd = Stress & Conflict Management
May 17th = Positive Discipline = Self Discipline

Address:
802 Veterans Drive, Florence, AL

Contact:
Melanie Allen
allenmg@auburn.edu
256-200-2996

FREE Home & Family

Forestry Field Day (Geneva State Forest)

This field tourworkshop will be held at the Geneva State Forest and have stops on the tour to discuss Forestry Gopher Tortoise Management, Streamside Management Zones, Invasive Plant Management, Wild Pig Effects on Water Quality, and Stream Crossings & Forest Roads. Additionally, there will be a keynote speaker discussing and demonstrating drone applications in forestry and portable sawmilling. (Continuing Education Credits Available: AL CFE: Cat1-CF and Cat 2 = 3/ AL PLM: 3.5)

Lunch will be provided, so pre-registration is required. Please contact the Geneva County Extension Office at (334) 684-2484 to register for this event.

Address:
Geneva State Forest Lake – Forest Lake Road, Kinston, AL 36453 (GPS Coordinates: 31.141655, -86.184714)

Contact:
Bence Carter
jbc0057@auburn.edu
334-389-4055

FREE Crop Production; Farming; Fish & Water; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Livestock

Pepper Workshop

Mobile County Extension Office, 1070 Schillinger Road North Mobile AL, 36608

Learn about common issues with growing peppers and how to can them!
Pre-registration is required by May 15

Cost: $10.00 per person

Address:
Mobile County Extension Office
1070 Schillinger Road North
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena and Evan Ware
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 574-8445

FREE Food Safety; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Saturday, May 18, 2019