Blog Archives

2015 Garden Walk

The 2015 Garden Walk is just around the corner!  See what great things await event attendees with this sneak peak from the Herald & Review.  Take the time to tour six unique gardens in the northern part of Decatur and the southern tip of Forsyth.  Check out all the details in this article entitled Pop of Color.  Thanks so much ... Read More

Put the Fun Back in the Holidays

It was time to put the fun back in the holidays with the 2015 Deck the Halls & Delight in the Delectable. See what the participants learned and created in this holiday workshop.  Thanks to Theresa Churchill and Jim Bowling, from the Herald & Review for covering this event for us.  Check out the full story at Holiday Workshop and ... Read More

4-H Families Take on a Food Challenge to Create a Healthy Snack

Eight 4-H families successfully created healthy snacks from a box of mystery ingredients at the 4-H Family Food Challenge.  Participants were given pears, cream cheese and mint to use and were able to chose additional ingredients from a pantry.  Please check out the great article in the Heard and Review titled Parent-child teams cook up healthy treats at 4-H competition. ... Read More

Impacting Our Community

University of Illinois Extension is proud to be celebrating our 100th Anniversary. Thanks to the Herald & Review, U of I Extension's history and future were showcased in the paper. Thanks to Emily Steele for the great article entitled Cooperative Extension Still Relevant After 100 Years. Take a look for yourself and see how we are still impacting our community ... Read More