What’s the difference between weather and climate?
Power of Produce (PoP) Club is a farmers’ market incentive program designed to empower children to make healthful food choices. Each week, children ages 4 through 12 attend PoP Club to take part in educational activities, taste fresh produce and receive a $2 token to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables at the market.
Growing Together mini-grant allowed 1,591 pounds of fruits and vegetables to be donated to food pantries and residents in need in Monona County in two summers
In the Summer of 2019 Woodbury County and Plymouth County introduced a new free kids program: Power of Produce Club (PoP Club) at the Sioux City, Moville and Akron Farmers Markets
The first predictions of an early frost are on the horizon which means the donation gardens are winding down for the year!
Dawn Henderson has been hired as the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture program coordinator for Lyon, Osceola, Sioux and O’Brien counties.
School gardens aren’t a new concept. In fact, they have been around since World War I. For decades school gardens have provided a place for children to become problem solvers, open their minds to creative possibilities that nature can provide them, and even improve test scores. They are a wonderful addition to schools of any size located in any climate.
Heirloom tomatoes are the hit of the summer. There are a variety of colors, shapes, and flavors of heirlooms that many like to enjoy. However, how to heirloom tomatoes get their name?
Join us for fun and flavorful events all summer long!
Climate Change is a tough topic to address with any group of individuals. However, it is something that is affecting all of us, and it is especially affecting our growing season.