Community Gardens: Building communities through gardening
From press release
University of Illinois Extension-Winnebago County will host Mike Maddox, director of Education Rotary Gardens/UW Extension Horticulture Educator, and representatives of the Rock Prairie Master Gardeners for an in-depth look at how community gardens create positive change in neighborhoods, schools, the local jail and shelters. The presentation will also cover how they created WIC-eligible farmers’ markets in Rock County and understanding food nutrition through micro and macro nutrients, from 5 to 8 p.m., Feb. 24, at the East Branch of the Rockford Public Library, 6685 E. State St., Rockford. For more information or to register, go to www.extension.illinois.edu/winnebago or call (815) 986-4357.
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.
From the Feb. 24-Mar. 2, 2010 issue
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