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Community Food Systems event

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30am
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Community Food Systems 4th annual event is set for January 12 at the ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue, Ames.

This daylong event lifts up best practices around the region within all areas of community food systems. Come learn, engage, and discuss ways to promote community engagement, collective action, and food systems projects including edible landscapes, food hubs, shared-use kitchens, and more.

Cost: $25

Learn more here: extension.iastate.edu/localfoods/community-food-systems-annual-event-january-12-ames-registration-now-open/

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Orchid Fest

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 4:30pm

Orchid Fest                                                     February 10 & 11, 2018         9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Join Reiman Gardens for the annual Orchid Fest. Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will also staff a question and answer booth, providing both novices and experienced growers valuable insight on care and keeping of orchids.

While at Orchid Fest, visitors can also discover live butterflies from around the globe in the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing, explore the tropical Hughes Conservatory, and browse the Gift Shop bursting with unique and sustainable items.

 

Free for members and ISU students.
The general public pays $8 for adults, $7 for seniors ages 65+, $4 for kids ages 4-17, and free for kids ages 3 and under.
No registration required.

https://www.reimangardens.com/events-programs/

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