The 8th annual Holiday Farmers Market will be held on Saturday, November 22nd and December 20th in order to connect consumers with local producers during the holiday season. These free events will be held in the Illinois Building at the State Fairgrounds.
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Logan County 4-H held an International Night. 4-H clubs learn about foreign countries by preparing food dishes & displays. 4-H alumni, Reiley Davis, was speaker on Australia where she studied abroad. Click link below to see more photos.
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Learn more about seed saving, how this unique partnership started and how seed libraries can play an important role in saving money, increasing biodiversity and more on December 3 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Lincoln Library in Springfield.
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Youth ages 8-18 can create fun holiday finger foods at the Menard or Sangamon County 4-H Offices. From Santa hats made of fruit to chocolate snowman spoons we will explore a world of festive holiday treats that are fun to create AND enjoy!
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Farm transition and succession are complicated topics, financially and emotionally, and we often hear people say, "I know I should think about our farm's future, but I'm just not sure how to get started."
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You and your friends can get away from home and have fun meeting new kids your age at this fun statewide Illinois 4-H conference! The Illinois 4-H Junior Leadership Conference will be Feb. 28 and March 1 in Decatur.
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The University of Illinois Extension will be presenting a weekly educational series for the small farm community, providing practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois.
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The University of Illinois Extension local foods and small farms team is sponsoring a series of workshops on a variety of topics to help people who have a few acres learn ways that they can put them to use.
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