Upcoming Events

Preserving Jams and Jellies

Does giving gifts for Christmas from your Kitchen often give you that ”Warm Fuzzy Feeling”?  Would you like to learn how to make some interesting different kinds of jams and jellies to give this year?  Come to a program being offered at the Talladega Extension Office by Regional Extension Agent in Food Safety Angela Treadaway.   In the class you will learn how to make  Pear Ginger Preserves and Habanero – Apricot Jelly.  We will also teach you some creative ways to decorate your homemade jams and jellies and sample several different kinds too.  The class will be November 14th from 1-3pm at the Talladega County Extension Office.  There is a fee of $10 dollars to cover the cost of supplies.  You will go home with two jars ready for decorating and giving for Christmas as well as with many new recipes for other types of jams and jellies. Class will be limited to 20 participants so please call today if you are interested in attending.  Call the Talladega County Extension Office at 256- 362-6187 or if you have questions on preserving foods call Angela Treadaway Regional Extension Agent in food safety and preservation who will be teaching the class at 205-410-3696 or email at treadas@aces.edu.

Please click the below link for a printable flyer.

Talladega County Flyer for Nov 2017

Speak Up, Alabama Contest Day Rules

Do you want to stand up for what you believe? Do you want to be able to inspire or educate people on important issues? Well, the two Speak Up, Alabama
events are the 4-H events for you! Speak Up, Alabama helps build your leadership, citizenship, and communications skills. 4-H public speaking events have
had a powerful effect on many of Alabama’s civic and business leaders—lawyers, corporate presidents, religious leaders, political leaders, and Extension staff.

If this sounds like something that you might be interested in, please click the following link for the Competitive Events Rules: Speak Up, Alabama Competitive Events Rules

Talladega County 4-H Contest Day #1

Talladega County 4-H Contest Day #1 will be held on October 24, 2017 at the Talladega County Extension Office (132 North Court Street, Talladega, AL 35160) at 6:00 PM.

Contest for this event are: (click for complete rules)

$15 Challenge

Chef 4-H

Freestyle Showcase


If you plan to participate in one or more of these contests please call the Talladega County Extension  Office at 256-362-6187 and let Amanda Gallahar know the contest(s) in which you wish to participate.  Please let us know by October 20, 2017 at 4:30 PM.

Talladega County 4-H Youth Council

Youth between the ages of 10 & 18 that are wanting to have a leadership position in the Talladega County 4-H Program can join the Talladega County 4-H Youth Council.  The first meeting of the 2017-2018 4-H year will be October 17, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Talladega County Extension Office (132 North Court Street, Talladega, AL 35160).  This group of youth will  meet monthly through May 2018 and then we will discuss the rest of the 4-H year.

This group of youth will assist the Talladega County 4-H Team in planning activities and events for Talladega County, act as hosts and facilitators of these events, serve as a spokesperson for 4-H, promote local events, and provide advice to the County 4-H Team on the annual county 4-H plan of work.

If you are interested in attending this meeting please call 256-362-6187 by October 11, 2017 at 4:30 PM and let Amanda Gallahar know that you will attend.  We need a count of those attending for planning purposes.

Alabama 4-H Beef It Up!


  • This project allows you to raise a steer (castrated male) beef animal for exhibition at the Alabama 4-H Beef It Up! Show in Autaugaville, AL on April 7, 2018. Animals can either be halter broken or penned for this show.  Registration deadline is November 1, 2017.  For more information please contact the Talladega County Extension Office at 256-362-6187.

Alabama Master Gardener Program

Please click Master Gardener Application in order to download an application. You may mail in or drop off the application to Extension Office at 132 North Court Street, Talladega, AL 35014. An application can be picked up at the Extension Office between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.