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The best food is what's grown closest to you. Use this website to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies. Find locally grown produce...

Creating a compost bin doesn't have to be complicated or expensive! Master Gardener Phil Pfister helped Johnson Elementary students construct this compost bin out of pallets and zip-ties for their community garden. How do you compost? "When we make compost,...

Mother Nature can be fierce this time of year. Rain, sleet, frost and even snow are still a possibility. However, that hasn't stopped folks from attempting to get a jump on the season by planting ...

Patrick O'Malley, ISU Extension Commercial Horticulture Specialist, discusses fruit crops for the Upper Midwest and shares some examples with class participants. The Web Soil Survey is a great tool-along with a soil test-to help you make decisions about...

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