Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County is hosting a Beginning Beekeeper Course on Saturday, February 23 and Saturday, March 9 from 8:00 am to noon at the Lee County Conservation Office in Montrose.
This 2-part course is open to all interested individuals and will be led by Southeast Iowa Beekeepers, Dave and Ray Tull.
Join us for this hands-on workshop to learn how to build a raised bed box, the benefits of gardening in a raised bed, and a variety of techniques that you can use for season extension & pest management.
This class will discuss preparing a gardening site, starting seeds and selecting crop varieties, harvest and storage tips and managing pest, weeds and diseases.
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program has announced 22 recipients of its Growing Together mini-grant program. This is the fourth year mini-grant funds have been available, with more than $50,000 in grant money from the SNAP-Education program being distributed across the state.
The projects are focused on increasing food security and promoting healthy food access throughout Iowa.
Learn the best practices for planting fruit trees in this hands-on workshop.
Opening Day at the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market. Find bedding plants, spring vegetables, baked goods and more.
Opening Day at the Fort Madison Farmers Market! Stop out and shop from spring veggies, plants, baked goods, crafts and more!
Opening Day at the Jefferson Street Farmers market. Find begging plants, spring vegetables, crafts and baked goods!
Starting on May 1st, residents of the Mt. Pleasant area can stop by the Fellowship Cup and sign up for their own 4ft x 8ft garden plot in the Fellowship Cup Community Garden. Plots are free of charge, open to anyone, and will be first come-first served.