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Funding Crisis Greene County Extension Center

An open letter to the Greene County Commissioners:Jim Viebrock, Presiding CommissionerHarold Bengsch, Commissioner District #1Roseann Bentley, Commissioner District #2Just a note to let you know my level of concern has increased reference the lack of Greene County’s financial support for the Greene County Extension Center’s office operating budget. Of course the office is currently located inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center which increases the office’s value as a community…See More
Jul 21, 2012
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Ozark Locavore: Resources will help you eat locally

Ozark Locavore: Resources will help you eat locallyPublished News-Leader January 12, 2012By Sandy ClarkOne of the original goals of the locavore challenge was to encourage exploration of your local food community. For the next three weeks, we'll offer that connection. If eating local is your resolution in the new year, these resources will help. If you have a resource to share, send us an email. We'll work it into a future installment.Let's start with communities. Whether you are looking to…See More
Jan 23, 2012
George Deatz commented on George Deatz's blog post Ozark Locavore: Resources will help you eat locally
Jan 18, 2012
Kathy Vimont commented on George Deatz's blog post Ozark Locavore: Resources will help you eat locally
"Hi George, More ideas for local food sources (no matter where you live): www.eatwild.com    National clearinghouse for all things grass-fed www.realmilk.com   Arm of the Weston A. Price Foundation -- your source for local…"
Jan 18, 2012
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Jan 13, 2012
Joseph's Page commented on George Deatz's blog post Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.
"Great post George, have been thinking of doing that around here. We have a whole lot of space to make this happen. Keep up the good work and have a Merry Christmas."
Dec 20, 2011
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GO: Getting’ Out 2012: Program Series at the Botanical Center

GO: Getting’ Out 2012 Contributed by Dan DuLany,Published SWMCC Photogram, Dec 2011The GO: Getting’ Out program is designed to provide the general public with information on where to go and what to do in nature.The Southwest Missouri Camera club will engage in slide presentations and discussions on monthly outdoor topics to learn where and how to connect with nature around the Ozarks and beyond! Sue Schuble will organize the programs. Mark you calendar now. Jan 11: Yellowstone in Winter:…See More
Dec 17, 2011
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Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.The deliciously eccentric story of the town growing ALL its own vegatables.Written by Vincent Graff, post Mail Online, December 10, 2011Article link with photos provided by Linda EllisAdmittedly, it sounds like the most foolhardy of criminal capers, and one of the cheekiest, too.Outside the police station in the small Victorian mill town of Todmorden, West Yorkshire, there are three large raised flower beds. If you’d visited a few months ago,…See More
Dec 14, 2011
Cynarra Goodale commented on George Deatz's blog post ‘Riverbluff Cave – Ice Age Time Capsule’ Talk October 5th at Library Center
"Found this site on an iPhone app when I was looking for something fun to do w/ my daughter. I didn't even know it existed and is pretty close to my house.The staff volunteering at the MO Institute of Natural Science was a wealth of knowledge!…"
Oct 6, 2011
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‘Riverbluff Cave – Ice Age Time Capsule’ Talk October 5th at Library Center

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend Riverbluff Cave – Ice Age Time Capsule at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, in the auditorium at the Library Center , 4653 S. Campbell Ave. in Springfield. Matt Forir, executive director of Riverbluff Cave in Greene County , will give an update on findings and developments at the site. The cave was discovered on September 11, 2001, while the county was blasting for a new road. Findings have been dated to the Pleistocene age, which spanned from 11,000…See More
Oct 1, 2011
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Important message from Missouri Native Plant Society - Southwest Missouri Chapter

Important message from Missouri Native Plant Society - Southwest Missouri ChapterBy Larry WegmannTuesday, September 27th is a big day for our chapter. We are receiving the native plants from the Linda Hall Library of Science Engineering and Technology, a privately funded institution (I mistakenly attributed the collection as being affiliated with UMKC). The estate of Mrs Hall was left for the library to be established and for the grounds to be maintained as an urban arboretum. The donation…See More
Sep 25, 2011
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Public Invited Standard Flower Show at the Botanical Center Sat, Sept 24

This is also a Birthday Party!  Brentwood Garden Club is celebrating 50 years old this year.  To celebrate, Brentwood  and Ever Green Garden Clubs are co-hosting a Small Standard Flower Show at the Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, Saturday on September 24.The show is free and will be open to the public from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm.  We will be serving complementary  cake, cookies, tea and coffee to all visitors.  Mark your Saturday event calendar and please plan come to see the…See More
Sep 22, 2011
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Sep 14, 2011
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Paper Recycling Drive Next Week, Tuesday, September 13th - You Can Help!

Paper Recycling Drive Next Week, Tuesday, September 13th - You Can Help!Information provided by Barbara Lucks blucks@springfieldmo.govWe are participating in a really fun event next Tuesday!  This is part of Yesterday’s News Rethink “Litter” Recycling Challenge.  Nestle Purina PetCare, makers of Yesterday’s News brand cat litter is challenging Springfield to recycle 35 tons of mixed paper in ONE DAY – Tuesday, September 13.Please save up your paper…See More
Sep 6, 2011
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Make Good Use of Abundant Zucchini Squash

Zucchini is abundant in many gardens and when you have an abundance of something it is easy to let some of it go unused or be tossed aside. “Don’t let your zucchini be tossed aside. There are a variety of ways it can be prepared and used and it is easy to preserve,” said Tammy Roberts, nutrition specialist with University of Missouri Extension.Zucchini is the most popular squash in the United States. It can be eaten raw with dip or added to salad, stir fry, soups, casseroles and mixed…See More
Sep 4, 2011

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Funding Crisis Greene County Extension Center

An open letter to the Greene County Commissioners:

Jim Viebrock, Presiding Commissioner

Harold Bengsch, Commissioner District #1

Roseann Bentley, Commissioner District #2

Just a note to let you know my level of concern has increased reference the lack of Greene County’s financial support for the Greene County Extension Center’s office operating budget. Of course the office is currently located inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center which increases the…

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Posted on July 21, 2012 at 7:40am

Ozark Locavore: Resources will help you eat locally

Ozark Locavore: Resources will help you eat locally

Published News-Leader January 12, 2012

By Sandy Clark

One of the original goals of the locavore challenge was to encourage exploration of your local food community. For the next three weeks, we'll offer that connection. If eating local is your resolution in the new year, these resources will help. If you have a resource to share, send us an email. We'll work it into a future installment.

Let's start with communities.…

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Posted on January 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

GO: Getting’ Out 2012: Program Series at the Botanical Center

GO: Getting’ Out 2012

Contributed by Dan DuLany,

Published SWMCC Photogram, Dec 2011

The GO: Getting’ Out program is designed to provide the general public with information on where to go and what to do in nature.

The Southwest Missouri Camera club will engage in slide presentations and discussions on monthly outdoor topics to learn where and how to connect with nature around the Ozarks and beyond! Sue Schuble will organize the programs. Mark you calendar now.

…

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Posted on December 17, 2011 at 3:30pm

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.

The deliciously eccentric story of the town growing ALL its own vegatables.

Written by Vincent Graff, post Mail Online, December 10, 2011

Article link with photos provided by Linda Ellis

Admittedly, it sounds like the most foolhardy of criminal capers, and one of the cheekiest, too.

Outside the police station in the small Victorian mill town of Todmorden, West…

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Posted on December 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 12:48am on October 06, 2010, Amanda Renee Deatz gave George Deatz a gift
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I would like to know why our last name sdeatz and others is deitz?
At 3:30pm on January 15, 2010, Shirah Miriam "Mimi" Aumann said…
Well, CONGRATULATIONS George!!! You are a featured member. I am not sure how a member becomes on the view of featured members when you access the "Members" screen, but you are right up there - #1. And I would say it is a worthy positioning for all you do, George... Congrats! Mimi
At 2:43pm on January 15, 2010, Aubree Taylor said…
Welcome to the WFNA George. Great to see you here. Thanks for the Friends of the Garden update. Keep up the great work!
At 7:45pm on January 5, 2010, Shirah Miriam "Mimi" Aumann said…
WFN is a great organization with many goals and purposes that overlap between Friends of the Garden and Well Fed Neighbour. Welcome! Mimi
At 7:39pm on January 5, 2010, shelley vaugine said…
Welcome the website is new and being developed daily please travel and look at all the features hope you enjoy!
 
 
 

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