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Celebrating Apple Month

Submitted by mhoenig on Tue, 10/08/2019 - 09:15

October is Apple Month, and we would like to celebrate the apple producers in Southeast Iowa!  

Make sure you stop out and support your local apple farmer this month!

Fruit & Vegetable Field Day at ISU

Submitted by mhoenig on Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:30

On August 5th, we attended the Fruit & Vegetable Field Day at the ISU Horticulture Research Station and learned about the various horticulture-related research that is happening this year.

Fruit Tree Planting Workshop

Submitted by mhoenig on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 15:27

On April 22, Earth Day, Des Moines County Master Gardeners and community members gathered at Homestead 1839 in West Burlington to learn about planting fruit trees.

Raised Bed Building Workshop

Submitted by mhoenig on Mon, 04/08/2019 - 11:03

A workshop held on Saturday, April 6th at Homestead 1839, the site of the Des Moines County Master Gardeners Donation Garden. Participants learned about the various types of raised beds, why they are a good investment for a home garden, and techniques for building and growing in raised beds.

Pop-Up Farmers Market at Winegard

Submitted by mhoenig on Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:32

In collaboration with Great River Corporate Wellness, the Eat Fresh Southeast Iowa team (ISU Rising Star interns) organized a Pop-Up Farmers Market at Winegard in Burlington July 17, 2018.  The event provided Winegard employees with easy access to farm fresh foods, the opportunity to try recipes made with seasonal produce, and the chance to learn more about where/how they can access local foods.

Growing & Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Submitted by mhoenig on Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:08

This post is a recap of a Wellness Workshop held at the Fellowship Cup in Mt. Pleasant in April of 2018.  Included are tip sheets for growing herbs and recipes from the event.

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