Heritage Skills

This monthly series provides the opportunity to learn heritage skills passed down through generations. All programs are $5 person and begin at 6:00pm unless otherwise noted. Registration is required.

Raised Bed Gardening

January 21st

Explore this weedless, productive, instant garden technique discussing plans, irrigation, soil mixes, planting techniques, and year round growing.

Organic and Natural Growing

February 8th (9am-2pm)

Join experts and local farmers for a day of natural growing. Topics will include Natural Insect Control, Soil, Cover Crops, Rain Catchment, Sustainability, and more.

Backyard Poultry

March 10th

Backyard chickens, pea fowl, turkeys, quail, guineas, ducks, and more!

Spring Herbs for Health

April 7th

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 per person

Raising Pigs

May 12th

How to raise backyard pigs, feeding, breeds, general care, and meat yields with farmer Jimmy Parker.

Canning Class

June 23rd

Learn the basics of canning fresh produce. this class will go over the supplies you need to get started with waterbath canning homemade salsas, preserves, tomatoes, and much more. 

Dehydrating, Freeze drying, and Freezing

July 9th

Preserve your harvest through dehydrating, freeze drying, and freezing. Learn the benefits and differences of each of these preservation methods with hands-on demonstration and tastings.

Beginning Brewers Class

The Cullman Brewers Guild will explain the process of brewing and teach how to make homemade beer. See equipment and learn the science. Learn about yeast, hops, sanitation, and the Brewers guild. Must be 21 or older.

Wild Foraging

September 1st

Southern Herbalist, Darryl Patton will identify local plants and share ways that you can use them.

Cooking with Whole Foods

October 13th

Make healthy meals that won’t break your budget and take all your time. Demos, tasting, and recipes.

Favorite Ferments with Mae Jefferson

November 17th

A brief history of fermenting, a beginner’s guide to the process of fermentation and an explanation of how and why fermented foods are so beneficial. Hands-on workshop making sauerkraut for each participant to take home and all will receive a kombucha culture. Cost is $10 per person

Make a Trio

December 1st

Create a whimsical tropical terrarium, a fashionable succulent dish garden, and a popular air plant ornament to take home or give as Christmas gifts. Limited space. Cost is $30 per person.