NEW Preserve the Taste of Summer: WSU Food Preservation Online Course

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Washington State University Extension is announcing a new food preservation program called PRESERVE THE TASTE OF SUMMER. It is a series of eight online lessons for the in-home consumer who wants to learn about food preservation and food safety. It

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2016 FREE Composting Workshops Schedule

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Our 2016 Composting Workshop Schedule is posted at http://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/gardening/composting/ Classes run April 23rd – Oct. 8th. See schedule for various locations.

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Join Us and Meet New Friends: Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County

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For a yearly membership fee of $10, you can become a member of our Foundation. You don’t even need to be a master gardener or a master recycler-composter! Join our community and you will meet like-minded people interested in gardening, recycling and composting.

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Great Hedges for the Pacific Climate, Lakewold Gardens,Oct. 13th

Closed Loop Park Garden

Sue Goetz of Urban Gardening Company/The Creative Gardener will help us to understand which plants make great hedges for our Pacific climate. Field Experience: You will be shown how to prune a hedge, which may help you to determine if you really want to plant a hedge.

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Sign up for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program

A Master Gardener works with two day-camp attendees at Thurston County's Dirt Works demonstration garden.

During the first quarter of 2015, 27 households designated MGFTC and we will be receiving a check for $41.95. Let’s keep going!!!! Link your cards and ask friends and family to link their cards. The more cards that are linked to the MGFTC organization means additional monies received.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Linking your FM Rewards card will NOT make a difference to your personal rewards rebate.

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