Community Roots Gardening Program

Youth in grades 3-8 will have the opportunity to participate in Community Roots, a monthly garden series aimed at helping youth learn, lead, and create through gardening. The program series will take place virtually or outside at the Northwoods Community Garden in Rhinelander. Community Roots is a collaboration between Oneida County 4-H, UW-Extension Oneida County, ArtStart, Northwoods Community Garden, Old School Arts & Learning Center, and Hanson’s Garden Village.

4-H YOUTH WHO ATTEND AT LEAST 3 SESSIONS WILL RECEIVE A GARDENING GIFT!*

* while supplies last

Courtesy of the Oneida County 4-H Leaders’ Association

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YOUTH GARDENING PROGRAMS:

4 p.m. Thursday, March 25: Seed Starting and Art in the Garden

Questions? Contact Anne Williams, Oneida County 4-H Program Coordinator, at 715-365-2750 or email apwilliams@wisc.edu.

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4 p.m. Thursday, April 8: Honey Bee Challenge and “Pollinator Seed Bomb” Art

Questions? Contact Anne Williams, Oneida County 4-H Program Coordinator, at 715-365-2750 or email apwilliams@wisc.edu.

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4 p.m. Thursday, May 6: Soil, Science, and Art in the Garden

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. 

Questions? Contact Anne Williams, Oneida County 4-H Program Coordinator, at 715-365-2750 or email apwilliams@wisc.edu.

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4 p.m. Tuesday, June 29th: Exploring, Planting, and Art in the Garden

RESCHEDULED FOR 4 PM TUESDAY, JUNE 29 (was cancelled earlier due to thunderstorms)

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED.

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4 p.m. Thursday, July 15: Show What You Grow and Art In the Garden

Participants will learn how to exhibit (display) plants, vegetables, or flowers at the Oneida County Fair and how to sell items at a local Farmers Market. Plus, participants will make a fun art project in partnership with ArtStart. Held outside at the Northwoods Community Garden.

Registration now closed.

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4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26: Eat What You Grow and Create Art in the Garden

Participants will learn through fun activities which vegetables, fruits, and other plants are most helpful to the body – and it may surprise you! Participants will also participate in a fun art project in partnership with Old School Arts & Learning Center. This program will be led by Wisconsin FoodWIse Nutrition Educators with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension in Oneida county.

Registration now closed.

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4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9: What to do with What I Grew?

What can you do with all those fruits, vegetables, or plants you grew, or poultry you raised, this past summer? Learn techniques youth can help do at home to safely preserve and store food to be eaten later. Plus, participate in a fun art project in partnership with ArtStart. Held outside at the Northwoods Community Garden.

Registration now closed.

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