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Check out the Linn County Fair June 26-July 1, 2013 in Central City. The schedule is packed with entertainment including concerts, shows, contests, and youth activities. Go see what it's all about! (Free gate and parking throughout the fair.)

Master Gardeners are working on the final touches before the 2013 Garden Walk on Saturday! Explore 5 diverse LinnCounty Master Gardener gardens that will inspire you with ideas you can apply to your own garden or landscape or simply provide you the opportunity...

CALLING ALL ABLE-BODIED VOLUNTEERS: We have rescheduled the NewBo Learning Garden excavation and installation work days for this weekend, June 22-23, and we need your help! Shifts will run 8-12 and 1-5 both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday work will include...

Landowners Invited to Attend Backyard Forest Field Day Trees Forever and Iowa DNR Hosting Event at Prairiewoods in Hiawatha on July 13th Whether you call it your backyard forest, your woodland, or your grove, landowners interested in learning more about...

PDF of the Current Edition The seventh annual Healthy Living Fair a celebration of local and natural foods, health and fitness, nutrition and the environment will take place Saturday, June 15, next The seventh annual Healthy Living Fair — a celebration...

Linn County 4-H members brought several chickens to share with the class and facilitated a question and answer session with Homegrown Lifestyle course participants. Are you contemplating raising poultry on a small scale? Whether as a hobby or as a source...

Homegrown Lifestyle participants enjoyed touring the Matthew 25 Cultivate Hope Urban Farm in Cedar Rapids. Matt Mayer, Cultivate Hope Manager, explained to participants how they use lots where once flood-damaged houses stood to grow produce for their...

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides many resources on lawn care to help homeowners maintain a healthy summer lawn. Yard & Garden FAQs: http://expert.hort.iastate.edu/ Yard and ...