University of Illinois Extension

Archives for December 2010

December 21, 2010
Kari Houle, Unit Educator Knox County Unit, Horticulture

In this Local Foods podcast, Kari Houle, Extension Educator with the University of Illinois Extension, explains how High Tunnels can be used to extend the growing season for Local Foods producers. She also explains that management of fertility, crop rotation and other factors become even more important with the longer growing season that a High Tunnel affords.

 
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December 7, 2010
Gina Backes, Visiting Extension Outreach Assistant, Entrepreneurship Programs

In this On Local Foods podcast, Gina Backes talks about new features in Market Maker that help consumers give the gift of Local Foods and help Local Foods producers get the word out about their products.

 
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