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Certified Food Protection Management Course

July 30 & August 2, 2024
County: Winnebago

The University of Illinois Extension will offer the Certified Food Protection Manager Course, formally known as the Food Service Sanitation Manager Course (FSSMC). This two-part class is an…

Culinary Herbs 101

Harvesting Your Garden
County: Stephenson
 We are all looking for ways to be healthier, especially when it comes to our diet. Finding new ways to be healthier can be as simple as adding a few herbs to your favorite dish instead of salt…

ABCs of School Nutrition

Pearl City Location
County: Stephenson
Do any food service staff need USDA Professional Standard training hours?  Did you know the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) requires a minimum of annual training hours for all…

ABCs of School Nutrition

South Beloit, IL Location
County: Winnebago
Do any food service staff need USDA Professional Standard training hours?  Did you know the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) requires a minimum of annual training hours for all…

Teacup Flower Arrangements

County: JoDaviess

Have you ever considered growing a cut flower garden? As gardeners, we often incorporate flowers into the landscape to bring color to the outdoors, but have you ever considered…

Harvesting a rainbow of tomatoes

Harvesting Your Garden
County: Stephenson
If you have been in the garden or the local farmers' markets lately, perhaps you have started seeing the beautiful colors of tasty ripe tomatoes. You know, the various shades of red, purple, yellow,…

Serve It Safely: Food Handlers Course

Winnebago County
County: Winnebago

Selling and serving food remains a popular fundraising activity for many community groups. If you belong to a service club, church group, youth group, special interest club, or any non-profit…

Flower Preservation Workshop

Learn how to preserve flowers to enjoy year-round
County: JoDaviess

Harvesting and preserving flowers from your garden is a great way to enjoy them year-round. Flowers can be preserved by drying or pressing and can be used in many ways in your home and garden. At…

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Certified Food Protection Management Course

August 27 & August 30, 2024
County: Stephenson

The University of Illinois Extension will offer the Certified Food Protection Manager Course, formally known as the Food Service Sanitation Manager Course (FSSMC). This two-part class is an…

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Stockmanship and Stewardship Event

County: JoDaviess, Stephenson, Winnebago

Join us for this Stockmanship and Stewardship workshop held in the heart of the driftless region, known for its’ rolling hills, fertile soils and abundant pastures. This will be an action-packed…