Events Archive

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

The state of Iowa has specific laws and regulations related to food that is prepared at home and sold direct to consumers. This workshop includes both online and face-to-face sessions that will guide you through regulations and the best food safety practices to ensure safe handling of your product from the kitchen to the point of sale. This workshop is open to anyone ages 18 years or older.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Growing produce in the fall affords all the fun of growing the same crops in the spring, but with fewer of the problems. Tour a 100-share CSA farm that provides food from the gardens until late fall without requiring the use of a high tunnel.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Tips and tricks for raising poultry rotationally on pasture. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Individuals interested in having their canner dial gauge tested are invited to bring their gauges to ISU Extension and Outreach Lee County in Donnellson on the last Wednesday of every month starting in May and ending in August between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Curious about adding chestnuts to your farm? Do you have chestnuts planted and want to see a profitable operation? If either applies to you, attend this field day! 

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

In this brief workshop we will discuss what should & shouldn't be composted, tips and tricks for composting at home, how to put together your own compost bin, and we'll even cover vermicomposting (worms!).

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

A PFI Field Day at an established u-pick apple orchard in Solon, IA.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow. 

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Live Healthy Lee County will be hosting Live Healthy @ the Market events at each of Lee County farmer's markets in June. These events will be promoting health and wellness services in Lee County.

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow. 

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:30pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Stop by the Market on Main in downtown Mt. Pleasant to get a chance to blend your own smoothie by pedaling a bicycle!

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow.

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow.

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 8:00am to 11:30am

Live Healthy Lee County will be hosting Live Healthy @ the Market events at each of Lee County farmer's markets in June. These events will be promoting health and wellness services in Lee County.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow.

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Activities for kids at the Fort Madison Farmers Market.  Come out and see the Rising Star Interns to taste pea shoots and take home a kit to grow your own!

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow. 

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Live Healthy Lee County will be hosting Live Healthy @ the Market events at each of Lee County farmer's markets in June. These events will be promoting health and wellness services in Lee County.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Department of Horticulture is hosting a 'Broccoli production' Field Day on Tuesday, June. 4, 2019 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station, Ames, IA. The field day will discuss major production aspects required for successful broccoli production with emphasis on variety selection, weed management, fertility, and harvest. The field day will provide an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing broccoli research test plot evaluating row cover materials and other IPM strategies.

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Opening Day at the Fort Madison Farmers Market!  Stop out and shop from spring veggies, plants, baked goods, crafts and more!

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Sample new foods, learn about foods that are in season, and learn about how fruits and veggies grow.
 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Main Street Mt. Pleasant hosts this market on the downtown square and it is often coordinated with special events in Central Park.  On opening day, there will also be a Hot Wings contest.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 11:30am

Please note that the Keokuk Farmers Market has changed their hours this year!

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