The North Alabama Agriplex offers a series of hands-on programs for homeschoolers

(7th through 12th grade) once a month.
Students will be divided into junior and senior high groups. Drop-off optional.

The program is held on Thursdays from 12:00-2:00 pm at the Agriplex Heritage Center.
Class fees are $10 per student with a max program cost of $20 per family (exceptions
listed below).

Registration is required. No refunds.

Survival Sewing

January 13th

Possessing the knowledge and ability to sew is essential if you are in the wilderness for an extended period. Students will learn what they need in their survival kit and learn basic stitches. $10

Livestock Care

February 3rd

Join local experts in learning how to care for livestock including horses, sheep, goats, chickens, and more! $10

Spring Herbs for your Health

March 3rd

We have an abundance of spring herbs popping up to help us spring clean our bodies. Paula Smith will share how to use spring herbs to feel your best. You will make a salve to take home. $15/student, no max

Art in the Garden

April 7th

Explore different art mediums including gourds and painting to make garden inspired art. $10


May 5th

Learn about wild edible plants with expert Darryl Patton. This hands on program will help you identify useful local plants. $10

Alabama Mushrooms

August 18th

Learn about the vital role fungi play in our ecosystems, the facts and myths surrounding mushrooms, and how to safely learn more about what mushrooms are growing where YOU live. $10

Medicinal Herbs

September 1st

A history of native medicinal plants and their uses. Learn to identify these plants with Southern Herbalist Darryl Patton. $10

Growing a Tea Garden

October 6th

From planting to harvesting, drying and tasting a perfect cup of tea. $10


November 3rd

Extension Agent Bethany O’Rear will teach the basics of caring for these xeric plants. Plant a succulent planter to take home. $10

Campfire Cooking

December 1st

Hands-on demonstration, and of course tasting, of
old fashioned campfire cooking. $10

** Please notice that we do not offer any refunds for our programs**

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