Richard Hentschel host talks with Ellen Phillips, Local Food Systems and Family Farms Educator about winter meetings that help our local small growers provide more locally available fruits and vegetables. Ellen noted a variety sessions available at this year's Illinois Specialty Crops Conference in Early January in Springfield . One of the bigger areas of interest besides learning how to grow more crops to supply the local demand is for Post Harvest handling and learning more on Good Manufacturing Practices.
Green Side Up is a weekly gardening program produced by University of Illinois Extension. It is hosted by Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture.