Recently the Barren County 4-H Horticulture Team participated at the National Junior Horticultural Association in Erie, Pennsylvania. The girls received many awards, one of which was placing as the 5th Overall team in the Country. Congratulations to the girls and their coaches, Barren County Agents - Kristin Hildabrand & Paula Tarry.
The Many Hats of Homemakers
The Barren County homemakers all rallied to celebrate at their Annual Day meeting, themed "The Many Hats of Homemakers."
Barren County 4-H Members Awarded at Potluck
Pictured from left to right are Barren County 4-H members and Agent - Casey Lile, Paula Tarry and Bethany Schalk. Casey and Bethany both received a "Taster's Choice" Award at the Annual 100 Mile Potluck!
Supporting Local Foods & Producers
Shopping local supports many producers in Barren County. Here we are fortunate enough to have two Farmer's Markets. The Barren Regional Farmer's Market operates on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. next to the Barren County Health Department, from April through October. Also, the Bounty of the Barrens Winter Market operates on Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. from November through April.
Master Gardener's Perfect Their Container Gardens
Recently, at the Barren County Extension Office the Certified Master Gardeners held their annual Holiday Potluck. After a wonderful meal, many stayed to participate in a Winter Container Gardening class, given by Kristin Hildabrand. The container gardens had many varieties of greenery including Cedar, Magnolia, White Pine, Boxwood, Spruce and Nandina Berries.
2017-02-22 15:02:39Eastern tent caterpillars are among the first insects to appear in the spring. This year's unseasonable warmth could result in abnormally early activity.
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