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October 31, 2019

Join Mahaska County for Winter Agronomy in the Field ZOOM sessions!

February 26, 2020

Gardeing is fun, but it is too early to plant seeds outside.  But it is not too early to start seeds inside for planting outisde later.  Come learn more from Linda Spears, Master Gardener. 

February 26, 2020
Faith Reeves will be speaking about soil health, plant health and some tips for growing nutrient dense food.
February 26, 2020
Come learn about the movement and postures of yoga, and learning about a practice to use before and/or after your landscape beautification efforts on March 3 at 7 pm.
children sitting at a table for lunch
February 12, 2020

We have scheduled some very exciting day camps during Spring Break Week (March 16-19).  Healthy Living and Food & Nutrition are the focus of these fun and hands-on day camps!  Be sure to register by March 6!

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