From Recipe to Reality

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Food Innovation Center
The University of Nebraska Food Processing Center is offering a one-day seminar for all individuals interested in exploring the idea of starting a food manufacturing business. Please encourage interested individuals in your community to attend the …

Composting Demonstration at Sheridan Elementary School – Lincoln

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Sheridan Elementary School Garden
Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County Master Gardeners will give a free composting demonstration.

Rain Gardens / Bioretention Gardens

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Douglas-Sarpy County Extension
Landscapes today are designed to intentionally “do more” than just be beautiful. In the case of rain gardens,

Brownbag on the Winter Garden

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jane Snyder Trail Center
Garden columnist Jan Riggenbach will offer suggestions for a garden to enjoy through the long winter months. “If we’re going to live in the Midwest where the garden is dormant almost half the time, we should devote more time to choosing plants …

University Gardens Walking Tour

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Maxwell Arboretum
This year the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Gardens Walking Tour returns to the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum for our monthly explorations. We’ll revisit old friends and make new acquaintances with recently installed plants. As always, we’ll focus …

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – Grand Island, NE

Date: Time: 7:30 am–5:00 pm Location: Raising Nebraska Building
Those fruit and vegetable growers who must comply with FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Rule guidelines, are required to have one supervisor or responsible party from their farm who has successfully completed food safety training …

Forget TV, the Real Entertainment is in Your Garden

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Heather Holm’s newest book “BEES” has received six awards and was just published in 2017. Her previous book “Pollinators of Native Plants” received similar acclaim. Holm’s presentation, “Forget TV… the real entertainment is in your …