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Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:13 am
 Learn about the monarch butterfly, the insect that inspired many of the lighting designs throughout Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana-Thomas House, during a free educational event on Sunday, Aug 9. Un...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 am
 “This is incredible,” I said to Lindsay Record. Record has long been a driving force in the Illinois Stewardship Alliance (ISA), a primary proponent of local, sustainable farming. I’d call...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, the Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary hosts a Master Naturalist Summit for those interested in volunteering with the University of Illinois Extension Master Naturalist volunteer program. Th...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 Backyard chicken coops have steadily been gaining popularity in the U.S. during the past several years. Backyard chickens make innovative pets and function as an extremely local food source, off...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 On Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., join the University of Illinois Extension local food system and small farms educator Bill Davis for a program on seed saving and why seed libraries fos...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:01 am
 University of Illinois Extension will host Roots to Rooftop Tour: Community Gardens, Urban Agriculture and a Rooftop Garden on Sunday, July 27. Extension educator Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant sa...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
 Get in the spring mindset with this vegetable gardening workshop at the University of Illinois Extension office Saturday, March 1. Learn ways that you can enhance the crop you grow in your garde...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 10:02 pm
Lincoln Land Community College’s Green Center is hosting the 10th Annual Central Illinois Composting Symposium, Feb. 20, noon to 5 p.m. in the Trutter Center. This year’s theme is Composti...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 02:54 am

“When everything collapses, plant your field of dreams”

There have been thousands and thousands of words written and spoken about Detroit’s auto bailout. On Jan. 15, the fifth annual Slow Food Springfield Film Festival will feature Urban Roots a docu...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 12:33 am
Join individuals interested in healthier and safer foods at the 4th Annual Slow Food Springfield Film Festival held at Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Friday, Jan. 27. The 50-m...



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