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University of Illinois Extension serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties

Main Office (Tazewell County)
1505 Valle Vista
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
Email:uie-fmpt@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Fulton County)
15411 N IL 100 Highway
Lewistown, IL 61542
Phone: 309-547-3711
FAX: 309-547-3713
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Mason County)
127 S High St, Ste 1
Havana, IL 62644
Phone: 309-543-3308
FAX: 309-543-6239
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Peoria County)
4810 North Sheridan
Peoria, IL 61614
Phone: 309-685-3140
FAX: 309-685-3397
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Discover Extension

Welcome!

Making People and Communities Better

The staff and volunteers of Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit invite you to explore our website. It is full of research-based information, opportunities to get involved, and programs to attend. Every subject matter area includes contact information for specific program staff. They are happy to assist you with any questions.

Today's Features

Come explore the amazing world of common vegetables in uncommon colors as Leia Kedem, Nutrition and Wellness Extension Educator, discusses the chemicals that produce plant colors, how they may affect nutritional value, and what to do with these bizarre plants in the kitchen, while Diane Plewa, Plant Diagnostic Specialist, provides suggestions and examples of new and old varieties of oddly-colored fruits, veggies and herbs to grow in your home garden.

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Ask a Gardening Question

Master Gardener Plant Detectives and Extension staff are armed and ready to "Help Others Learn to Grow." Contact us today using one of the following methods.

Email: uiemg-peoria@illinois.edu

Master Gardener Helpline: Open April 15th - September 30th at

(309) 685-3140 ext. 13

Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Facebook: ILRiverHort

Questions? Contact Paula Lane, Office Support Assistant at pclane@illinois.edu

In the News

iBi (InterBusiness Issues) magazine published an article highlighting partnerships between University of Illinois Extension and area nonprofits. The article gives insights into the partnerships with Crittenton Centers and The Land Connection and how University of Illinois Extension provides expertise and assistance in executing programs that will make families and communities stronger. Read the complete article online at http://www.peoriamagazines.com/ibi/2015/jun/partnerships-put-knowledge-work

Questions? Contact Anita Wilkinson, Program Coordinator-Communications and 4-H Special Projects at aswilkin@illinois.edu

Information and Resources for You

4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Environment and Energy Stewardship Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness Schools Online

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