Ag Calendar  


2020 Farmer's Market will open May 30 with GUIDELINES

All Farmer's Market customers must observe Social Distancing Guidelines when at the Market.  

If you're sick or don't feel well, don't come to the Farmer's Market - Stay at home until you're well.

You MUST wear a mask.

Only ONE customer, ONE family member at a time will be allowed to shop.  Please wait for your turn.

Please do not touch produce - vendor will take your order & bag your produce for you.

Video Instructions for Farmer's Market Packets

Membership & registration packets are going out to those that registered for our March meeting.  The packets will contain information about requirements for selling at the 2020 Farmer's Market.  Please return packets by April 27.  The Market will open May 30.

2020 Farmer's Market Application

2020 Farmer's Market Guidelines & By-Laws

From the Kentucky Department of Agricutlure:

Suggestions for a Successful & Safe Start for your Farmer's Market Season

Statement from Commissioiner, Ryan Quarles


Important Info on COVID-19 & Pesticide Certification & Licenses


Horticulture Webinar Wednesday

This is a great webinar series brought to you weekly by University of Kentucky County Extension Agents and Specialists.  The webinars are 20-30 minutes in length and are totally free!  Weekly sessions are held at 1:00 p.m., CST via Zoom.  Click HERE to the ANR webpage, which lists the connection link to the Zoom session.  

Schedule of topics: 

4/29 - Your Lawn & Weed Control

5/6 - Insects in the Garden

5/13 - Beginning Vegetable Gardening

5/20 - Perennials for Late Summer and Fall Color 

5/27 - Herb Gardening

Click this link to watch previous sessions.


Dirt2$ Series

Agriculture, Farming & Rural issues in Central Kentucky.

A local podcast that discusses everything agriculture with local Extension Agents, Whitney Carman (Grayson County), Matt Adams (Hardin County) and Daniel Carpenter (LaRue County). 


Community Garden - Come Grow with Us!

Please observe Social Distancing Guidelines while in effect!

Garden Plot Diagram     Garden Guidelines     Garden Rental Agreement

Plot Diagram Updates

RENTED:  All of the plots have been rented except plot #20.     

OPEN:  Plot #20 is our only opening.    

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we have been unable to add soil to new plots #13-#21, which settled over winter.  If you rent one of these, you may add soil yourself from the large pile on the adjoining lower lot.

Do you need a garden space to grow your own food, herbs or flowers?  The Wallace Avenue Community Garden raised bed plots are available to rent on a first-come, first-served basis.  The plots are located behind Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center and any person in the community may rent a garden space.  Garden plots will be issued on a year-to-year basis for the period of February 1 to December 1 and gardeners in good standing will have the option to renew their plots each year.  Garden plots are available in three sizes, and fee includes a $20 refundable clean-up deposit.

Large Plot - (104 square feet) for $55.00 - includes $35.00 plot fee + $20.00 clean-up deposit.

L-Shaped Plot - (60 square feet) for $45.00 - includes $25.00 plot fee + $20.00 clean-up deposit.

Small Plot - (38 square feet) for $35.00 - includes $15.00 plot fee + $20.00 clean-up deposit.

We still have many plots available to rent.  Forms can be mailed to you, left in our drop box at the West entrance door, or you can download and print them.  Checks should be made payable to the Master Gardener Association of Grayson County and mailed to the Grayson County Extension Office at 123 Commerce Drive in Leitchfield.  When your payment and rental agreement have been received, you will be issued a water key.  Call (270) 259-3492
for more information.  

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we have been unable to add soil to new plots #13-#21, which settled over winter.  If you rent one of these, you may add soil yourself from the large pile on the adjoining lower lot.


Garden Plot Diagram     Garden Guidelines     Garden Rental Agreement

 

Master Gardener Plant Fair - CANCELLED

May 2, 2020   8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.