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Montgomery County
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Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Extension to Host Snip & Serve with Italian Herbs Program In Jerseyville

University of Illinois Extension will host the “Snip & Serve with Italian Herbs” program from 1 to 3 p.m. June 24th, 2016 at Farm Credit Illinois on 27049 IL- Highway 16, in Jerseyville, IL

 Join Extension for a fun Italian inspired afternoon as Andrew Holsinger, Horticulture Educator, and Lisa Peterson, Nutrition and Wellness Educator, team up to teach about growing, cooking, and preserving five different Italian inspired herbs. This fun hands-on workshop will go into detail about the herbs marjoram, basil, oregano, rosemary, and thyme. Participants will watch and practice methods for planting herbs, and get to make, taste, and take home spaghetti sauce using herbs. 

Cost: FREE, online registration required by Wednesday, June 22 deadline at, or at (618) 498-2913.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,