‘Flavors of the Season’ offered June 24 in Oregon, Ill.

Online Staff Report

OREGON, Ill. — University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator Marilyn Csernus and horticulture educator Candice Miller will present “Flavors of the Season” from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, June 24, at the Ogle County Extension office, 421 W. Pines Road, Oregon, Ill.

Do you stroll down the produce aisle or frequent farmers’ markets admiring all the fresh seasonal vegetables wishing you had the ability to grow, harvest or easily prepare them? Early seasonal vegetables include asparagus, lettuce, onions, peas, rhubarb, spinach, radishes, strawberries and cherries. Maybe you are eager to try some of the more unique vegetables like Napa cabbage or bok choy; if so, this is your opportunity.

Join Candice and Marilyn to learn how to grow, harvest and prepare some of these early seasonal vegetables. A cooking demo and recipe sampling will boost your confidence to try these new recipes at home. A variety of seasonal recipes will be provided to help perk up your dinner plates.

The fee for this program is $5, and pre-registration is preferred by Thursday, June 20. For more information or to register, visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo or call the Ogle County Extension office at (815) 732-2191.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact the Ogle County Extension office at (815) 732-2191.

Posted June 12, 2013

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