Learn “What Agriculture Has To Offer You In Coosa County”!
Come join the Coosa County ALProHealth Coalition on September 27, 2016, as they tour Rora Valley Farm and Eagles Roost Herb Farm In Coosa County.
The tour bus for the trip will pick up at 8:30 a.m. from Rockford Baptist Church, 9575 US Highway 231, Rockford, AL and will travel to Rora Valley Farms in Hanover Community, Eagles Roost Herb Farm in Hissop Community, and return to Rockford Baptist Church around 2:00 p.m.
Tour topics will include information on: Natural Vegetable Production, Composting, No-Till Production, Planting, Pest Management, Herbs, etc.
The tour is free but pre-registration is required by Thursday, September 22, 2016. Seating is limited to 33 participants. Call the Coosa County Extension Office at 256-377-4713 to reserve your seat.
Please bring a sack lunch. Beverages will be provided.
Rockford Market Day will be held every 1st Friday April through October from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Items to be sold include: vegetables, fruits, home baked goods, jewelry, t-shirts, crafts, woodworking items, flowers, fresh and dried herbs, honey, canned preserved fruits, jam, jellies, plants in containers, soap and body care products such as essential oils, and other items. Vendor applications are now being accepted. For more information call the Coosa County Extension Office at 256-377-4713. Vendor space is free, but limited.
A Webinar series entitled “All Bugs Good and Bad” is available in 2016 ….(see more)
Eagles Roost Herb Farms is a local Coosa County grower located in Rockford, AL. For contact information on Eagles Roost Farms and other local growers, see our Coosa County Growers Directory (pdf).
Learning about herbs and plants – the Coosa County Master Gardener’s Program recently trained and certified several individuals in consumer horticulture. For more information, visit the Coosa County Master Gardener website or contact Mallory Kelley.
We’ve got answers! Call the Master Gardener Helpline (toll free) 1-877-252-GROW (4769)