Adult Ed Courses at Nonnewaug Feature Gardening, Beekeeping and Cheese Making

But that's not all -- read on to see what other courses are offered.


The winter session of adult education classes and seminars for 2012 at the Ellis Clark Regional Agriscience and Technology Program at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury features a variety of courses in the following subjects:

  • Beekeeping Basics
  • Canine Behavior
  • Cheese Making
  • Composting
  • Container Gardening
  • Drip Irrigation for the Home Garden
  • Fly fishing
  • Home Turf Grass Care
  • Horse Saddle/Leather Restoration
  • Introduction to Raising Poultry at Home
  • Landscape Design and Plant Selection
  • Make and Take a Vermicomposting Bin, Complete with a Community of Red Wrigglers
  • Meat Cutting
  • Orchid Basics
  • Organics 101: The Real Dirt
  • Poultry Processing
  • Pruning
  • Saddle Fitting
  • Sausage Production
  • So You Want to Make Soap?
  • Ukranian Egg Decorating
  • Yogurt and Butter Making

The course offerings will take place over a period of seven consecutive Thursday evenings, from 7 to 9 p.m., throughout the agriscience building at Nonnewaug High School.

The dates for this year’s courses include March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, as well as April 5 and April 12.

There is a $10 per class fee designed to cover the instructor’s expenses as well as provide refreshments during the classes. Some of the courses may have additional fees to cover the supplies needed for the course. Most of the classes are limited to the first 20 registrations received on a first come, first serve basis.

A complete listing of all course dates, titles, description, instructor information, and the course registration form for this year’s course offerings are all available on the Woodbury FFA website.

To register, complete the adult education registration form from the website, and send it to the high school with payment. Checks may be made payable to Region 14.

Those who want a copy mailed to the home or who have questions may call 203-266-4038 or e-mail Bill Davenport, Agriscience Program Director, at bdavenport@ctreg14.org.


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