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Practical Food Safety in the Garden (webinar)

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Concerned about recent food safety issues associated with fresh produce? Sara Runkel (OSU Extension) will help you understand how to minimize the risks related to specific edible garden practices such as composting, water sources, harvesting and more. You will learn practical tips that can be shared with community and school gardens and be better equipped to answer questions from the public. https://learn.extension.org/events/3431

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Fruit and Vegetable Field Day (Ames)

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:30pm
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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the 2018 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station near Ames. The annual event will feature various research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, non-profit organizations, and Master Gardeners.

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Veg Out with Greens in the Garden (Rock Rapids)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
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We’ll start with a tour of our garden greens which include kale, spinach, collards, mustard greens, Swiss chard and Asian greens. Then, we’ll talk about how to grow greens and protect them from pests. We’ll end the night by learning why greens are so important in our diet and enjoy a tasty green salad. Presented in partnership with Renee Sweers, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Nutrition and Wellness. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lyon/content/2018-garden-table-series#June%2019

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Demonstration Garden Field Day (Rock Rapids)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
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Come take a tour of the garden with Dr. Cindy Haynes, ISU Associate Professor of Horticulture. Learn about the interesting cultivars being  grown this year in the “Vegetable Rainbow Garden.” Vegetables from the garden will again be donated to area food pantries. As always, we’ll be serving local food treats! https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lyon/content/2018-garden-table-series#June%2019

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Fruit and Vegetable Field Day

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:30pm
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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 15 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station near Ames. The annual event will feature commercial production for farmers, extension personnel and Master Gardeners. It is free and supper is included.


Learn more here: www.extension.iastate.edu/article/fruit-and-vegetable-production-systems-topic-isu-field-day

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