Events Archive

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

 

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Youth can participate in educational activities at our farmers market booth and receive a $2 token each week to spend on fruits and vegeables at the market.

 

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Regular Season Mid May through Mid October

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

 

Fresh produce, baked goods, food, crafts, entertainment, and more in Downtown Burlington, Iowa!

Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Des Moines County Master Gardeners will be hosting their plants sale on Saturday, May 1st from 8-noon in West Burlington.  Vegetable starts, perennials, garden tools, and more!

Select plants will be available for pre-order during a Facebook Live - virtual sales event on April 23rd.

Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

To legally sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and oyster and distinguishing between true and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating misidentified mushrooms. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true edible morel and oyster mushrooms.


There will be two ONLINE workshops on Saturday, March 20th, and April 3rd, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. You only need to participate in one of the sessions to receive certification.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

This class will cover best practices for growing vegetables in containers.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Topics for this class will include: starting seeds indoors, selecting tomato varieties, planting, trellising, pruning, pest control and more.

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

To legally sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and oyster and distinguishing between true and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating misidentified mushrooms. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true edible morel and oyster mushrooms.


There will be two ONLINE workshops on Saturday, March 20th, and April 3rd, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. You only need to participate in one of the sessions to receive certification.

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

Cynthia Haynes - Container Vegetable Gardening

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

Steven Renquist - Winter Care of Apple and Cherry Trees

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:30pm to Friday, March 5, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’  Get more information about the PSA course here.

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

Shanna Mueggenberg - Maple Syrup for the Backyard Hoppyist

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Renee Sweers - Nutrition and Wellness Program Specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach

Preserve the Taste of Summer

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

The plant sale has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Follow the Des Moines County Master Gardeners Facebook page to learn more about the projects that they are working on and to have garden questions answered.

Des Moines County Master Gardeners will be holding their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 2nd at Homestead 1839 in West Burlington.
There will be a wide variety of plants and short garden demonstrations throughout the morning.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

This in-person training has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Please visit the IDALS FMNP website for more information about online training dates that can be viewed from home.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Basic garden preparation, seed starting & selection, and pest and disease prevention in the home garden.

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