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Illinois State Insights webinar: Gardening in small spaces

Wednesday, March 3rd
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

The Illinois State University Alumni Association believes in lifelong learning and career development even after graduation. Take advantage of these free webinars and live streams as they fit into everyday life to continue to learn and grow together as Redbirds. Be sure to register in advance to gain access to the webinar.

Have you thought about growing fresh vegetables in your backyard but don’t know where to start? Have you wondered how much or which vegetables you can grow in a small space? By learning to grow your own organic vegetables, not only will you create a healthy past-time, but you will provide delicious and nutritious food for yourself and your family. In this fun and exciting webinar, Melissa K. Norris, author and 5th generation homesteader, will show you how to grow fruits and vegetables in your backyard, in small spaces, or using containers. More than just practical advice, you’ll learn how gardening can contribute to a sustainable lifestyle and give you a sense of accomplishment, peace of mind, and overall joy.

About our Speaker: Melissa K. Norris is the author of the best-selling book, The Family Garden Plan: Raise a Year’s Worth of Sustainable and Healthy Food. She has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to grow their own fruits and vegetables in their backyard. Through her website, MelissaKNorris.com, and popular podcast, Pioneering Today, she shares simple modern homesteading solutions for a healthy and self-sufficient life no matter where you live.

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