Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
Youth Gardening and Youth Farmers Market Program
By Tony Rose
Beginning in February 2016 and continuing through the project year, the Adair County 4-H program will be conducting a Youth Gardening and Youth Farmers Market program. This program is open to 10 youth and is on a first come first serve sign up. Deadline to register for the program is January 29th. Registration forms may be picked up at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service located at 409 Fairground Street.
This Gardening and Youth Farmers Market project will give youth a chance to be involved in an entrepreneurship project. Selected youth will raise a vegetable garden. Youth will develop a plan for a garden project, types of materials for a garden, site preparation, seed or plant selection, raising a garden, and also the youth will be required sell part of their product at a Youth Farmer's Market.
Participating youth will receive up to $50.00 to use towards purchasing needed materials for their gardens.
Participants must keep accurate records on expenses, income, and labor records. Participants will sell at least 50% of their products at a Youth Farmer's Market and the rest may be used by participant. The Youth Farmer's Market will start in June and continue at least until the middle part of August.
Garden preparation will begin in March, April or May depending on the type of plants selected for the garden. Participants will attend an educational session on gardening and a farmer's market program. Youth will learn about marketing, pricing, and displaying their products.
Garden sizes will be determined by the land available to the participant and what types of plants the participants would like to raise and sell. Youth will use UK Extension publications and 4-H publications with their project.
Educational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.
This story was posted on 2016-01-11 15:39:17
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic News:
Master Cattleman's program starts January 25
Mr. Gene Troutman, Columbia, KY lost everything in a fire
Adair Board of Elections Reg. Meeting Thu 28 Jan 2016
Lost Great Pyrenees still visiting home near Metcalfe-Adair line
Mayor Hardwick will give State of the City address at Chamber
COF thinks most of Greater Gadberry must be From Off
Robbie Durham will be remembered at tonight's AC games
COF would get indoor plumbing with lottery jackpot
Mike Ellis agrees with Ricky Williams position for staying dry
Travel Advisory: Road Conditions & Winter Weather Update
View even more articles in topic News
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.