CLASSES ON GARDENING & NUTRITION
Food is Fuel Micronutrients: July 13 at 2 p.m.
Micronutrients are one of the major groups of nutrients your body needs. They include vitamins and minerals. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions. Meanwhile, minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Learn all about them in our upcoming class by Hadley Berry. No charge, but donations are appreciated.
Food is Fuel Macronutrients: June 29, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Facilitated by Hadley Berry. After a brief review of basic nutrition information that was presented at the first class, Hadley will give a talk on how many macronutrients are needed for activities that we perform daily. Bring your questions and comments. Class will be held at the Lampasas County Annex. No charge, but donations are appreciated.
Let's Talk About Food and The Body: June 15, 2021 at 2 p.m.Presentation by Hadley Berry on the topic of how food affects the body. Hadley has experience teaching nutrition at the Lampasas Middle School and is also a coach at both the Middle School and High School. He is also very health aware. Topics will include the foods that contribute to obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure. The class will be held in the Annex meeting room down the hall from the tax assessor's office. The Annex is across from the Courthouse at the corner of S. Pecan and 4th Street. No charge, but donations are appreciated.
Let's Garden! June 19, 2021 at 8 a.m. in the Garden.Presentation by Fred Alston, Ph.D. on the topic of what makes a successful garden. Fred is a former professor at A & M University. This is an opportunity to have all your gardening questions answered or researched. Examples include: "How do I handle bugs and pests?" "How to tell a weed from a plant?" "Why is my plant dying?" How do I keep an infestation from spreading to other plants?" There is no charge for this program, but donations are appreciated.
Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2:30 PM CST
This is a program instructed by Amy Parke on starting seeds indoors to transplant outdoors. Participants will learn about seeds, selection, reading seed packets, collecting seeds, planting, and transplanting. Class will be held at Lampasas Community Gardens, behind the Hanna Springs Pool.