Extension works to end hunger for Illinois families
One in nine Illinois residents do not know where their next meal is coming from, including 15.7 percent of children. University of Illinois Extension helps fill in these gaps for Illinois families through programs on nutrition education, 4-H youth development, and horticulture.
Students, Master Gardeners Grow Memorial Garden for UI Scholar
A 600-square-foot section of grass near the spot Yingying Zhang was last seen is being transformed into a memorial garden dedicated to the missing Chinese scholar. The memorial is designed by the Champaign County Master Gardeners at the suggestion of Ms. Zhang's friends and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association.
"One of the things that I really enjoy is educating folks how to work with their landscape, how to tweak it...kind of getting them over the 'OMG!' moments."
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