Educational Programs and Resources
Garden Fest 2016
October 18 at 5:30 pm.
St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Rd, Duluth
Join us in celebrating the Colorful Carrot!
- Acclaimed chef, Dave Sullivan, Executive Chef, Rustic Inn Café, will share ways to prepare carrots in some delicious dishes.
- Bob Olen will explore the history, cultivation, and storage of carrots.
- Sample carrot recipe dishes prepared by the St. Louis County Master Gardeners
- Carrot Dessert Contest judged by local celebrities.
Cost for the program is $25 per person. Registrants receive the 2016 Garden Fest Recipe Book & Resource Guide
Mail registration & payment to the address above. Make checks payable to
St. Louis County. Call 733-2870 or visit stlouiscountymn.gov/ext for more info.
Check-in for the program begins at 5 pm; program starts at 5:30.
Click here for a registration form.
Garden Fest Cookbooks
Cookbooks from our Garden Fest educational programs are available for purchase!
Each cookbook focuses on a different garden ingredient and features tried and true recipes from the St. Louis County Extension Master Gardeners. The 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions all include gardening tips for the featured ingredient.
Cookbooks are $5 each or $4 each if you purchase three or more. The following nine cookbooks are available: Potato, Tomato, Apple, Herb, Pumpkins and Squash, Root Veggies, Potatoes vs. Beets, Autumn Vegetables, Bountiful Beans, and Potato Fest. Cookbooks may be purchased at both the Duluth and Virginia Extension offices.
Our horticulture offerings include spring workshops on gardening and landscape materials, commercial workshops on greenhouse production, small fruit production, vegetable production and nursery production, applied research on vegetable and small fruit varieties, and family education projects on home gardening as a means of improving diets.
Tune in to KDAL 610 radio on Tuesday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 am to hear Bob Olen of Extension talk about what you need to know to make your garden successful. Listeners are encouraged to call in with their questions.
To see a list of available gardening publications, please go to our Books and Publications page.