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  • Be a Locavore! Local Foods College and Local Harvest Market
    The locavore movement—in which people eat food produced near their home to reduce their carbon footprint—is getting more and more popular. From field to fork, the average dinner has travelled 1500 miles. When you buy direct from local farmers, your dollars stay within your community, and help strengthen the local economy.
  • Food Rules
    I will devote my next several columns to where to find sustainable, local foods in our area during the winter months and beyond. We are fortunate to have many options available to us in West Central Minnesota.
  • Last Minute Gifts for the Constant Gardener
    Do you have an avid gardener on your Christmas list? In honor of your gardening loved ones, here’s a list of suggestions for those of you still pondering that age old question, “what in the world am I going to give for Christmas?”

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    Get information about best plants and gardening practices for Minnesota lawns, landscapes, and gardens.

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U of M Extension
Douglas County

720 Fillmore Ste B090

Alexandria MN 56308-1763
(320) 762-3890 (phone)
(320) 762-3871 (fax)

Douglas County Extension Committee

  • Jerry Johnson, County Commissioner
  • Charlie Meyer, County Commissioner
  • Bill Januszewski
  • Vicki Johnston
  • Pat Kalina
  • Kelly Lund
  • Char Rosenow
  • Catherine Siira
  • Ray Wille
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