Pendleton County 4-H Virtual Country Ham Website for Add-Ons

Add-Ons for 2021 are now closed.

Welcome to the 4-H Virtual Country Ham Website!

This website is available for individuals and businesses to “add-on” donation amounts to one or multiple 4-Hers with the Pendleton County 4-H Country Ham project. “Adding on” means you are wanting to add an amount to a ham as a financial donation. Select the add-on button under the individual(s) you would like to choose and fill out the prompted information. This website is currently active and will conclude by Friday, September 10th at 6 pm. Add-on amounts will be kept private. Any additional add-on donations can be accepted during the live auction on Friday, September 10th at 6 pm. Below showcases each of our 4-H Country Ham participants. They have worked hard to bring you a quality product. We invite you to participate with the add-on option through this website as well as join us for the live auction.

The Pendleton County 4-H Country Ham auction will take place in person through a live auction on Friday, September 10th at 6 pm at the Pendleton County Extension Office. A boxed supper will be provided followed by the live auction. Please join us for that event in support of the youth and their ham projects. We ask that you rsvp for the 4-H Country Ham auction and dinner by Friday, September 3rd by calling the Extension Office at 859-654-3395.

All add-on contributors will be notified of their purchases on Monday, September 13th. Payments must be received by the Pendleton County Extension Office no later than 4 pm on Friday, September 17th. We can accept cash or checks. If writing a check, please make payable to the Pendleton County 4-H Council.

Directions to the Pendleton County Extension Office are included at the bottom of the website. If you need assistance with making your add-ons, do not hesitate to call us at the office during our office hours which are also included at the bottom of the page by the office location.

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Nicholas Burns | Age: 15

Parents: Jason and Amanda Fitzpatrick

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 1

4-Her Comments: “I wanted to learn how to make country ham because my Grandpa makes it for me. I thought it was a way I could contribute to our breakfast together.”

Cadence Ryan | Age: 11

Parents: Bernadina and Michael Ryan

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 1

4-Her Comments: “I enjoyed curing my ham; I hope my buyer enjoys eating it!”

Addison McCoy | Age: 12

Parents: Jo and Sarah McCoy

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 2

4-Her Comments: “This project has been so much fun. I love the experience of state fair and even though I’m always nervous to give my speech, it’s a wonderful experience. Thanks to Pendleton County for always supporting me.”

Klaber Wolfe | Age: 13

Parents: Natalie and Nick Wolfe

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 4

4-Her Comments: “I like the part where you go to the state fair and get to give a speech. I also like the sale, getting to meet everyone. This ham is going to taste very good!”

Levi Wolfe | Age: 10

Parents: Nick and Natalie Wolfe

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 1

4-Her Comments: “This is my first year doing the country ham project. My favorite part is packing on the salt and sugar mixture. I like getting dirty.”

Lilyana Miller | Age: 14

Parents: Mary Ellen and Joshua Miller

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 3

4-Her Comments: “I enjoy learning how to cure a country ham because it teaches you about food production and how country hams fit into Kentucky’s food heritage.”

Patrick Patton | Age: 13

Parents: Kevin & Meredith Patton

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 3

4-Her Comments: “My favorite part was putting the salt and other ingredients on the ham. This has been a fun project and I learned a lot about how to make a country ham.”

Riley Browning | Age: 12

Parents: Bridget and Paul Browning

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 1

4-Her Comments: “This is my first year participating in the Country Ham Project. Up until this point, the only thing I knew about country ham was that I liked eating it at my Granny’s dinner table. I have learned so much about the process of the country ham and how to get it ready for people to eat. I am excited for the auction because I love interacting with my community.”

Ben Patton | Age: 11

Parents: Kevin & Meredith Patton

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 2

4-Her Comments: “My favorite part of the country ham project is going to the state fair to give speeches. It’s a great chance to meet and see lots of new things.”

Emily Best | Age: 15

Parents: Rita and Robert Best

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 6

4-Her Comments: “I always enjoy getting to see how the ham changes from start to finish.”

Kendra Maxedon | Age: 11

Parents: Treasa & Tony Maxedon

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 2

4-Her Comments: “I love 4-H and doing country hams!!”

Adam Straus | Age: 13

Parents: Jennifer and Dale Straus

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 1

4-Her Comments: “This is my first year doing the country ham project. I couldn’t believe how heavy they are. Mine is long and skinny like me.”

Brayden McCoy | Age: 11

Parents: Jo and Sarah McCoy

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 1

4-Her Comments: “I’ve enjoyed my first year curing my country ham. It’s been a lot of fun and I’ve learn so much. I can’t’ wait to enjoy it with my family. Thanks for everyone’s support.”

Gracee Hutchison | Age: 13

Parents: Rebecca & Dennis Hutchison

Years of involvement with 4-H Country Hams: 2

4-Her Comments: “My country ham project has taught me the importance of food preservation in our culture and helped develop my public speaking skills in the speech competition. I love to cook so it has also given me the opportunity to try new recipes for my family.”

Pendleton County Cooperative Extension Office
45 David Pribble Drive
Falmouth, KY 41040
859-654-3395
Shelley.meyer@uky.edu

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