Garden to Market 2017

Garden to Market 2017 starts in June! All interested students in 5th and 8th grade are invited to participate. The registration cost for the 12 week program is $10. The youth horticulture summer program, Garden to Market, begins June 16th and runs through August 30th.  Over the summer there will be a mix days spent […]

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Iron County Regional Trail Charrette, Oct. 4th

Charrette (noun): a meeting in which all stakeholders in a project attempt to resolve conflicts & map solutions. As part of ongoing efforts to expand non-motorized trails in Iron County, the Iron County Regional Trail Committee is hosting an exciting public visioning event.  All interested community members, neighbors, & partners are invited to participate in […]

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Value of Volunteers at Iron County Summer Youth Camp

Volunteers are essential to the success of 4-H programs, and Iron County Summer Youth Camp (ICSYC) is no exception! Over the years, we have had volunteers come and go – some spending the entire week at camp, others spending a few hours of their days or evenings. Many, such as Sunny Ofstad and Kandie Harma, […]

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Garden to Market Starts May 25!

Garden to Market 2016 is starting Wednesday, May 25!  All students in grades 5-8 are encouraged to participate.  We will grow a variety of plants in the Hurley K-12 School garden, sell our horticulture products and crafts at the Iron County Farmers Market (Facebook page), and connect with area businesses to explore and build our local […]

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Garden to Market Opens Up Wednesday Farmers’ Market

The Garden to Market Club made its first Farmers’ Market appearance of the season last week on Wednesday, July 1. Although there were some bumps to smooth out and cobwebs to shake off from last summer, it was an all-around successful first day! The kids met in the school garden and harvested kale, spinach, radishes, […]

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TrailBlazers in Full Swing!

TrailBlazers, a 4-H program for 6th-8th graders, started on June 8th and runs through Thursday, July 2nd.  So far for each trip anywhere from 5-9 rowdy adolescents have gathered in the Iron County Courthouse lobby by 9 am on Mondays and Thursdays, with the most excited participants arriving as early as 8 am! TrailBlazers participants, under […]

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Iron County UWEX Office Doubles in Size!

In a wave of warm summer heat, the Iron County UW-Extension Office has nearly doubled its size!  Please welcome our four 2015 summer interns!! Hello!  My name is Maria Olaru and I’ll be joining the Iron County UW-Extension team for the summer. I will be entering UW-Madison this fall as a junior with a major […]

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Springing into Summer Programs!

The snow this week tried to fool us, but we know spring is here.  And that means summer is just around the corner!  For Team FE, summer is a busy season filled with lots of programs that get young involved as leaders in community projects.  Here’s a sneak peak of what’s to come! Garden to Market: […]

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Hot Off the Press!

Iron County UW-Extension is featured in the latest Land Use Tracker newsletter from UW-Stevens Point! Check out the links below for our article “Engaging Young People in Comprehensive Planning: The Iron County Case Study.” Online Version PDF Document

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