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Visit https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/extension for HHS state information.
Fayette County Purdue Extension
401 N Central Ave
Connersville, IN 47331
Our Fayette County HHS/4-H educator, Rhonda Friend, provided programs in collaboration with Fayette County Library and Friends of the Oasis, who worked to plant, weed and keep everything watered. We were able to open a children’s garden called Lil’ Sprouts! This children’s garden contained a living teepee planted with asparagus & beans, a music wall made from old kitchen tools, and repurposed fencing to create a place to grow. A donor also donated a child’s size picnic table which Rhonda repainted and added to the Lil’ Sprouts little library for children to enjoy at Lil Sprouts within the garden.
This summer proved to be a busy time at the Oasis with planting, harvesting and the Outdoor Classroom. Outdoor Classroom, funded by Discover Connersville, provided nutritional lessons, plant science and physical activity programs to 122 youth and their families! Rhonda is working on programming such as Train Your Brain, STEM and weekly articles to the Connersville News-Examiner which provide information on wellness to the community.
For more information about HHS programs please contact our office or email email@example.com.
Featured In The News Examiner
Check out this yummy recipe provided by Rhonda Friend featured in the Connersville News Examiner.
Feel these warm fall vibes with this Pumpkin Soup recipe featured in the Connersville News Examiner.