Looking to eat local for the holidays? Here's a listing of Southeast Iowa producers who will have products available for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. Read more about Eating Local for the Holidays
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! Read more about Celebrating Apple Month
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. Read more about Fruit & Vegetable Field Day at ISU
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. Read more about Fruit Tree Planting Workshop
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. Read more about Raised Bed Building Workshop
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. Read more about Pop-Up Farmers Market at Winegard
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. Read more about Growing & Cooking with Fresh Herbs