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Field to Fork Wednesday Webinars Start Aug.17

Learn about extending the growing season, planting bulbs, fermenting food and growing microgreens.

“Field to Fork Wednesday Weekly Webinars” will be relaunched Aug. 17.

The series is an effort to increase North Dakotans’ knowledge of food safety in growing, transporting, processing and preserving fruits and vegetables.

The hourlong webinars will be provided free of charge. They’ll be held on the following Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. CDT by the following NDSU personnel:

  • Aug. 17: Extending the Growing Season and Putting the Garden to Bed - Tom Kalb, Extension horticulturist
  • Aug.24: Sauerkraut and Beyond: Food Fermentation 101 - Cliff Hall, professor, Plant Sciences Department, and Julie Garden-Robinson, Extension food and nutrition specialist
  • Aug. 31: The Joy of Fall Bulb Planting: Garlic and Tulips - Todd Weinmann, agriculture and natural resources/horticulture agent, Cass County
  • Sept. 14: Growing Microgreens in Your Home - Esther McGinnis, Extension horticulturist

The webinars will be held on Blackboard Collaborate. A registration link is on the NDSU Extension Field to Fork website, You can watch the initial Field to Fork Wednesday webinars, which are archived on that website.

This project is made possible with funding from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

For more information, visit NDSU Extension’s comprehensive Field to Fork website at or contact Garden-Robinson at 701-231-7187 or

NDSU Agriculture Communication - July 19, 2016

Source:Julie Garden-Robinson, 701-231-7187,
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391,
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