There is a major push by consumers recently to have access to fresh and local food and to know where that food is coming from. One of the best ways to participate in this movement here locally is by visiting the upcoming Monticello Farmer's Market. The Monticello Farmer's Market will be held on Saturday's from 9:00am to 1:00pm from May 20th to October 28th at 1210 N 6th Street in Monticello in the parking lot of BJ Wingers. It will also be held on Tuesday evenings from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Consti
Following above average temperatures for much of the winter, a late cold front has predictably settled into much of Indiana causing concern over plants that had already started to bud out and/or grow. The affect that the cold snap will have on plants, with fruit crops and ornamentals being of particular concern, is unfortunately difficult to say at this point. According to consumer horticulture specialist Rose Lerner, "The extent of the damage will of course vary with the plant species, stage of
Dates and locations are set for the 2017 Monticello Farmer's Market, which is now seeking vendors for the upcoming season. Interested vendors with produce, arts, crafts, plants, flowers, baked goods and the like are encouraged to apply. Those interested can find an application and market policy information at:
The window to plant trees this year may have passed, but the time to get a great deal on trees for next spring is now. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting orders for their annual tree seedling sale. Tree seedlings are generally between just a few inches to about 2 feet tall, and come in bundles of 100 trees. They are available in a wide range of species of both conifer and deciduous varieties. The DNR also offers specialty packets for people looking to plant a vari

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