Nov. 5 South Idaho Garden Symposium: A Garden for Everyone - Food and Fun!

Monday, September 26 2011


The 5th South Idaho Garden Symposium will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Burley. This event is sponsored by the Mini-Cassia and Magic Valley Master Gardeners. Cost is $30 for the full day if registered by Oct. 28 and includes lunch. The public is invited.

The event will be held at Morey’s Event Center and Steakhouse in Burley from 8:50 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Information from local experts, Master Gardeners and University of Idaho Extension Educators will consider “A Garden for Everyone! – Food and Fun”.

Topics will cover food gardens, including edible flowers, saving money in the garden, storage of fresh produce, food preservation techniques, and food gardening in containers and raised beds. There will be a silent auction and door prizes.

To participate, contact the Jerome County Extension office at (208) 324-7578 to receive a registration brochure or go to the Jerome County website at www.extension.uidaho.edu/jerome.