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A place to learn more about backyard, community, school, and youth gardens.

Resources for Small Farms producing local foods

Posted by Rhonda J. Ferree -

Do you produce fruits and vegetables to sell at farmers markets or from roadside stands? If so, these resources might help you get started or expand your business. University of Illinois Extension Local Food System and Small Farms - This is our one-stop-shop for production resources, events calendars, and program regist...

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Starting a School Garden?

Posted by Rhonda J. Ferree -

Encourage your school to start a school garden! This Parents' Toolkit provides information on where to start. http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/downloads/49001.pdf...

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Fun Youth Gardening Websites

Posted by Rhonda J. Ferree -

University of Illinois Extension has fun, interactive, and educational websites all about plants and gardening that are meant just for kids. Check these out. The Great Plant Escape - Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life!...

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