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Make and Take

Make and Take Vegetable Garden Workshop

Learn how to grow vegetables using a sub-irrigated gardening system with the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers of UW-Extension Eau Claire County. Participants will create a vegetable garden and take it home that day. This type of gardening is great for people living in an apartment, beginner gardeners, and those gardeners wanting to try […]


2016 Youth Tractor Safety

The 2016 Youth Tractor Safety will be held May 17-21. Participants in this course must have had some prior tractor driving experience and be able to show some proficiency in tractor driving or they will not be allowed to continue the course. Youth must be at least 12 years old to take the course; 12 […]

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eParenting Little Ones

Are you hearing conflicting messages about your little one and screens? Do you wonder how digital media can help your role as a parent? Technology plays an ever increasing role in the lives of our children. The role of digital media has increased at an astonishing rate, and the worry that goes with it has […]


Jeffers Road  Greenhouse – In the spring of 2015 UW-Extension added a small 8×12 foot greenhouse at the Jeffers Road Community Garden. The greenhouse provides rental space for up to 20 individuals to start seedlings in the spring, and extend the growing season with cold crops in the fall. If you would like more information about the Jeffers […]

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Harvest Food Safely

UW-Extension offers a variety of resources to help you preserve food safely. Free pressure gauge testing at the UW-Extension office in Altoona, 227 1st street West, access to recipes tested by reliable sources, and rent a pressure canner for only $10/4 Days, and advice on how to preserve food safely. (A deposit of $10 is […]