The Rutherford County Farmer's Market has free classes that begin at 9 a.m. in the Lane Agri-Park Community Center each Tuesday and Friday while the market is open. As a reminder, the market is open on July 4th.
The Lane Agri-Park Community Center is located at 315 John R. Rice Blvd.
Tuesday - July 1
"Worm Farming at Home" is the topic on Tuesday, July 1. It will be presented by Mimi Kiesling, from Rutherford County Environmental Education. This is a kid friendly class although kids of all ages are welcome. The topic discovers the wonderful world of earthworms and how to use them to improve your garden soil. The class starts at 9 a.m. and will last approximately one hour.
Friday - July 4
On Friday, July 4, the topic is "Through the Looking Glass - DIY Smart Phone Microscopes." This class starts at 9 a.m. as well. Laura McCall from the Tullohoma City Schools will be educating the class on using your smart phone to get up close with the world around you. Curious minds of all ages will enjoy the presentation.
If you need additional info on these or other classes, please reach Janie J. Becker, Extension Agent, 615-898-7710.