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Chicago Urban Gardening

The day to day experiences of a University of Illinois Extension Urban Horticulture Educator in Chicago, Illinois

Congrats to Molly Hofer!

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Congrats to our own Molly Hofer , University of Illinois Extension Family Life Educator and other members of the Family Life team: Chelsey Byers, Cheri Burcham, and Cara Allen for winning a national award at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences co...

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Cannas in the Smart Home Garden

Welcome New Horticulture Educators: Nancy Kreith and Kim Ellson

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Willene Buffett, Cook County Extension Director welcomes new educators to the Cook County Extension Horticulture team. Nancy Kreith received her Master's Degree from University of Illinois in Natural Resources and Environmental Science ....

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Museum of Science and Industry Smart Home Garden

Posted by Ron Wolford -

I love my job even after 30 years and the Museum of Science and Industry Smart Home Garden is one reason why! This is our seventh year at the Smart Home Garden. The Smart Home and the garden were open to the public for five years. During that time 300,000 people toured the home and many of them were given toursĀ  of our sust...

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