Rooted Communities with Arkansas’s Miss Agriculture

What: Rooted Communities with Arkansas’s Miss Agriculture Lynzy Simon
When: Saturday, 01/27/24 @ 10:30-11:30 A.M.
Where: Library Multi-purpose Room
Who: Ages 12 and under
Registration Not Required

 

Join Lynzy Simon, Arkansas’s Miss United States Agriculture Advocacy Ambassador, for a program that teaches kids how to grow their own food and share the abundance with neighbors in need.

 

Ms. Simon will:

  • read Plants Feed Me, by author/illustrator Lizzie Rockwell
  • teach the life cycle of a sweet pea plant
  • lead kids in assembling a mini “life cycle” accordion book
  • help kids plant their own sweet pea plants to care for at home
  • talk about her role in the Miss United States Agriculture Organization and the importance of agriculture
  • and encourage kids to grow and share food in their communities

 

Know It to Grow It: The Hidden Gem of the Ozarks: The Ozark Folk Center’s Heritage Herb Garden

What: Know It to Grow It: The Hidden Gem of the Ozarks: The Ozark Folk Center’s Heritage Herb Garden
When: 3/9/24 @ 10am
Where: Hybrid. In-person at Garland County Library or Virtual Livestream at Garland County Library or Garland County Library
Who: Ages 18+
No Registration

This program is part of the Garland County Master Gardeners’ Know It to Grow It series. This program will teach about one of Arkansas’ State Parks in Mountain View including its beginning, history, culture, and upcoming events, highlighting the Heritage Herb Garden and its impact on preservation of the Ozark way of life.