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Garden Fest 2014

October 2 at 5:30 pm
St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Rd in Duluth

It’s the year of the bean and we’re celebrating!  
Join us for a helpful educational program and enjoy a sampling of many delicious dishes made from the vegetable of the year. Participants will receive a copy of this year’s Garden Fest Recipe Book and Resource Guide.
The program will include:

  • Fall Garden Prep & Getting Ready for Next Year:  soil testing, building garden fertility, managing insects and weeds, & composting basics by Robert Olen
  • Creatively Preparing and Cooking Beans by Francois Medion, from the Duluth Grill
  • Selecting, Growing, Harvesting & Preserving Beans by Robert Olen, St. Louis County Horticulturist
  • Sampling Bean Dishes prepared by Francois and the St. Louis County Master Gardeners

This program is part of the St. Louis County Healthy Foods Initiative.
For more information call 218-733-2870 or click here for a registration form.

Horticulture Programs

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.

Gardening and Horticulture Mailing List

If so, please fill out and submit the form below. You will be notified of upcoming St. Louis County Extension gardening and horticulture programs and events. Please note that your information is kept within Extension and will not be shared with any other agency or business.

* Required
Garden Classes and Events Soil Testing Master Gardeners Variety Lists
Watch here for more information regarding registration for upcoming programs.

Have you missed an event?

We often have program materials available for purchase following events. Call our office for more details. Currently available:

Root Veggie Fest (October, 2011) Reference materials $4, Cookbook $5
Home Grown (March, 2011) $15.00

Herb Garden Fest (September, 2010) 17 pages, $5.00 (does not include the recipe book, which can be purchased separately).

Spring Gardening Extravaganza (April, 2010) 101 pages, $15.00
Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables (March, 2010) includes both the Fruit and Vegetable Varieties for Northern Minnesota publications, $15.00.

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