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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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 2015 Season Highlights

Garden to Market concluded its 2015 season at the Iron County Farmers Market annual meeting and dinner this past Saturday.  Please enjoy our season’s highlights and pictures below.  Thank you to all who were a part of Garden to Market this year! 2015 Season Highlights New vendor cart, benches, picnic tables, and bike racks from […]

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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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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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Planting Seeds for Garden to Market 2015

2015 marks the Garden to Market’s 3rd year, and the group is planting seeds for success. In late January two G2M youth attended the Wisconsin Local Food Network Summit. Hurley School students Hunter Fisk and Riley Kangas did an outstanding job representing Iron County, and not just as the only youth attendees.  Hunter and Riley actually presented at […]

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G2M Workin’ in the Kitchen

The Garden To Market program has expanded to incorporate food preservation activities this winter. The Family Living Educator, 4H Youth Development Educator and the WNEP coordinator worked together to provide a fun, hands-on food preservation experience for youth participating in G2M. The G2M group enjoyed two evenings working in the kitchen and learning the skills […]

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What We Learned from Garden to Market

This summer we had a fantastic group of young people participate in our Garden to Market program.  Together we accomplished a lot, including make a total profit of $125 at the Iron County Farmers Market and touring Green Bay’s Downtown Farmers Market.  These activities provided a space for Iron County’s young people to actively contribute to […]

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