WASHINGTON — The Junior Library at Gunn Memorial Library will host Litchfield County’s 4-H program through the University of Connecticut for a summer program series titled Agriculture Through the Four Seasons at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays in June and July at 5 Wykeham Rd.
Children will learn about the various aspects of planting, growing, harvesting and eating the foods most familiar to Connecticut natives.
Spring into Planting will occur on Thursday, June 27. Those attending will learn about the life cycle of a plant, what they need to grow big and tall and even get a chance to plant a seed of their own to take home and watch grow.
One Fish, Two Fish will take place on Thursday, July 11. Participants will learn about the different types of fish in Connecticut, where they live and how people can do a better job of sharing the water with them this summer.
From Farm to Table and Everything in Between will happen on Thursday, July 18. Those attending will learn about the different harvest methods for different crops in Connecticut and how food travels from farm to table.
Butter, Milk and Ice Cream - Oh, My! will take place on Thursday, July 25. Participants will learn all about milk from the cow to the creamery.