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Kitchen Scrap Gardening

Reading Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens reinforces that we eat all the parts of a plant

Imagine turning kitchen leftovers into an indoor garden and at the same time reinforcing concepts of recycling and reusing. Kitchen Scrap Gardening does just that! HAREC is preparing for 2019 education season. This spring a new second grade classroom...

Lesson begins with reivew of what plants need to grow and plant part stretches that reinforce the function of each part of the plant
Lesson begins with reivew of what plants need to grow and plant part stretches that reinforce the function of each part of the plant

plant part stretches

Reading Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens reinforces that we eat all the parts of a plant
Reading Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens reinforces that we eat all the parts of a plant

reading Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens

Carrot tops that have been set in water for 24-48 hours are ready to plant
Carrot tops that have been set in water for 24-48 hours are ready to plant

carrot tops in water

Inexpensive paper pots, soil and water for planting
Inexpensive paper pots, soil and water for planting

Plantings are ready for some sunshine.
Plantings are ready for some sunshine.

carrot plantings

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 12:03 PM
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Summer Camp Highlights

HAREC education season ended June 29th with a memorable 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp for ages 9-12. The week long camp, now in its fifth year, is fun, interactive and focuses on the environment. Each day centers on a theme: air, land, food, energy,...

Posted on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11:27 AM

Meet Our New Ventura County 4-H Representative!

Valerie Zeko

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of the education team. Valerie Zeko, Community Education Specialist II, will oversee the Ventura County 4-H Community Club program. Valerie studied at Cal State Fullerton where she earned a BA in Liberal Arts...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:45 AM

Census of Agriculture

vegetables

The Census of Agriculture is the voice of our farming community. The census collects information on the nation's farms and ranches from small to large operations. But time is off the essence--the deadline is February 5. Producers should visit...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 2:09 PM

Fall Education Programs in Full Swing

 

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11:11 AM

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