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Robinson Auditorium

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130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
http://rcars.ca.uky.edu/

April 2019

RCARS Learning Days: All About Soils

Monday, April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Robinson Auditorium, 130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
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All About Soils Workshop: Participants will learn firsthand about soil genesis, soil microbiology, soil textures, soil nutrient management, and soil-plant relationships. Students will visit an on-site soil pit to understand soil horizons and the role of roots in the soil environment. Each student will collect two cups of soil and plant a seed inside to take home and visualize the difference in how the same type of seed may germinate and grow differently in diverse types of soil. The basic…

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Learning Days at RCARS: Cast Iron Cooking

Monday, April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Robinson Auditorium, 130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
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Participants in this class will learn how to prepare several recipes outdoors using cast iron pots and Dutch ovens, while learning basic food preparation and food safety skills. The workshop will provide a taste of Kentucky’s heritage as well as useful skills to use when enjoying the outdoors.

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RCARS Learning Days: Straw Bale Gardening

Thursday, April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Robinson Auditorium, 130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
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Straw Bale Gardening Many of the individuals in eastern KY lack a good location for a garden because of soil and sunlight issues. As a consequence kids are not getting to experience fresh, homegrown produce. Container gardens and straw bale gardens are one means of addressing this issue. By growing a tomato plant in a bucket or in a straw bale kids can experience fresh, locally grown produce that they grew themselves. Participants in this class will develop the necessary…

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