University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties
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Hillsboro, IL 62049
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
201 W. Exchange St.
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm
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Carlinville, IL 62626
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Core Course on Apples Coming to Taylorville November 11
October 19, 2016
“Oh, and every seed I sow, will grow into a tree. And someday there’ll be apples there. For everyone in the world to share”- Johnny Appleseed. Dream of being the next Johnny Appleseed? Join University of Illinois Extension as Andrew Holsinger, Horticulture Educator and Lisa Peterson, Nutrition and Wellness Educator team up to provide a workshop on growing, pest management, and maintaining apple trees followed up with what to do with picked apples. Peterson will cover the nutritional benefits of apples, baking, cooking, and preserving different varieties of apples.
Participants will receive a packet of information on disease and pest management, sanitation of backyard orchards, information on growing a variety of apple trees, information on canning, freezing, and drying apples, and a recipe booklet. The course will also give individuals the chance to taste test a variety of apples and sample a unique apple recipe. Come enjoy a festive Fall afternoon talking about apples.
This program will be held at the Christian County Extension Office in Taylorville, IL on November 11th from 1:30pm-3:30pm. There is a small fee for the program to cover food supplies.
Pre-registration is required. Registration can be done by calling the Christian County Extension Office or online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cjmm/. For any questions or concerns please call the Christian County Extension office at 217-287-7246 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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: Lisa Peterson, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness, firstname.lastname@example.org