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Volunteers plant trees in Washington IL one year after tornado strikes.

Volunteers Help with Tree Planting in Washington, IL.-One Year after Tornado

Posted by Monica David -

Tis the season for giving. A perfect example is the donation of time and labor on November 6 in Washington Illinois. Thirty five volunteers from Caterpillar worked alongside Illinois Landscape Contractors Association volunteers to plant 180 trees at 60 homes. Washington Illinois was devastated by a fierce tornado about one year ago- November 17, 2013 which destroyed homes, businesses an...

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Master Gardeners harvest produce at Henry White Farm.

Master Gardeners Donate 5 tons of Produce

Posted by Monica David -

University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners from Madison, Monroe and St. Clair counties had a record setting growing season at the Henry White Farm near Millstadt, IL.  Over 5 tons of fresh produce was harvest including tomatoes, squash, peppers, sweet potatoes and watermelons. The produce is donated to area food pantries in Belleville and O'Fallon twice a week. The produce donation this sum...

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