Master Gardeners Present Memorial Brick Honor to Elizabeth Overton


The Southside Master Gardener Association presented a certificate for a brick to Elizabeth Overton, to  be placed on the Town of Halifax Clock Plaza in honor of her longtime service to the association and the community.  Pictured are Rita Powell, President, Overton, Bill McCaleb, Master Gardener Coordinator and Master Gardener Joan Whitt.

Master Gardener Achievement Awards Presented


The Southside Master Gardener Association recently presented Achievement Awards.  Pictured are Kathy Conner Cornell with certificate of completion of Soils 101, a web based class from North Carolina State University, Bill McCaleb, Master Gardener Coordinator and Gretchen Williams, Master Gardener status.

Preserving Produce Workshop at Farmers Market on May 4th 2013

Would you like to learn more about safely preserving the extra produce from your garden?  A food preservation workshop will be offered by Virginia Cooperative Extension at the Halifax Farmers Market on Saturday May 4th, 2013 at 10:00am.  Eric Bowen, Area Food Safety Specialist, will be discussing how to preserve fresh foods using pressure canner/hot water bath methods and the basics of food safety including bacteria and food spoilage, canning and equipment, and freezing.  Please call Chris Brown, Extension Agent, ANR at 434-476-2147 with any questions.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Chris Brown, Halifax County Extension Office at 434-476-2147 during business hours of 8am and 5pm to discuss accommodations at least 5 days prior to the event.

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