It is April here in Chicago and excitement is at a fever pitch in anticipation of the gardening season for our community and home gardeners. This is the first installment of the April food literacy podcast. This episode is short but the second installment will be devoted primarily to soil with two programs featuring our co-host and co-producer, soil enthusiast and scientist, Dr. Akilah Martin. In this short episode check out the announcement for the 2023 Illinois Hunger and Health conference. Find the registration link for the May 1, 2023 event below in the show notes. If you do not already please consider growing herbs, this season, find out more in the links in the show notes...
This is the first installment of the April food literacy podcast. You will receive a link to an encore of the April 2023 garden education podcast. Shortly, you will receive the second installment of the food literacy podcast specifically focused on soil. Our co-host and co-producer, soil enthusiast and soil scientist, Dr. Akilah Martin will do a soil workshop and a podcast with me about soil. Stay tuned for that.
Register for and attend the 2023 Hunger and Health Illinois Regional Conference at Kennedy-King College, on May 1, 2023, hosted by Illinois SNAP-Education and Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion. Registration is open until April 21. Register here.
740 W 63rd Street U building
Chicago, IL 60620
Registration at 9 am
Time: 10 am– 3:20 pm
For the upcoming garden, season consider growing herbs in your vegetable garden. Herbs can be used in your cooking and herbs are excellent companion plants that deter pests. For information about starting your herb garden go here. To find a list of herbs to consider growing and how to cook with them go here.
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