Offices Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
U of I Extension of DuPage, Kane and Kendall Counties wishes you & yours a Happy Thanksgiving! Please note: Our offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24. We will resume office hours on Monday, Nov. 27.
Do you know when to begin thawing that frozen turkey for Thanksgiving? Learn proper handling of the holiday bird -- before and after the meal -- with this helpful video.
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Our 4-H Teen groups will be leading winter workshops in Kendall County on Dec. 2 for ages 8-up, and in Kane County on Dec. 9 for ages 5-10.
Learn More about Winter Workshops for Youth »
Although sweet potatoes are an important part of our holiday meals, this orange vegetable provides a versatile option for any breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Learn More about For more than just Thanksgiving »
'This Week in the Garden' teams up with University of Illinois Extension-Northwest IL Local Foods for series on cold crops. Learn more about extending these crops and storing them: winter squash, carrots and Swiss chard.
Learn More about Storing Root Crops & Winter Squash »
Designed for youth in grades 6 to 12, this program gives older youth the chance to build important skills and give back. Next Training Dates are Nov. 11 and Dec. 13. Register today!
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Several not-for-profit groups support U of I Extension in our local communities. If you are interested in learning more, visit our Donate page.
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Want to know more about U of I Extension in your community? Interested in seeing highlights from 2016? Check out the latest Annual Report for our counties.
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