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U of I Extension Educator - Bill Davison

Seeds from Soldiers' and Sailors' Days

Posted by Reid Young -

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On a blustery, spitting day in November, volunteers were completing winter preparation work at the Refuge Food Forest at One Normal Plaza Park. The day's plan called for caging and wrapping young trees, but dropping temperatures made the nimble work difficult. Instead, volunteers donned gloves and weeded beds, and in turn, made a surprising discovery. The food forest...

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