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Fun with Food: CALS Summer of Science

What we eat and how food affects our bodies is nutrition expert Annie Roe’s focus. Kids will have fun learning about both topics. Free. Ages 5-11. Register on site. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Latah. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Moscow Farmers Market Friendship Square downtown Moscow, ID 83843. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Marketside Chats at the Moscow Farmers Market

Join us for a Marketside Chat at the Moscow Farmers Market. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, UI Extension volunteers will be recording community members “stories” of what they love about the Moscow Farmers Market. These 10-15 minute Marketside Chats will be recorded using the Story Corps phone app and posted to the Story Corps Archive which is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Stop by the Moscow Chamber of Commerce anytime after 9 a.m. to sign-up for a Marketside Chat. Marketside Chats will take place every 20 minutes beginning at 10 a.m.  To listen to Moscow Farmers Marketside Chats, visit archive.storycorps.org and search for Moscow. Marketside Chat Project partners include: The Moscow Farmers Market Commission, University of Idaho Extension and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce Registration: Preregistration not required. To reserve a time in advance, email Colette DePhelps cdephelps@uidaho.edu Cost: Free… County Office Calendars: Latah. Extension Programs: Small Farms. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 411 S Main St. Moscow, ID 83843. For more info visit archive.storycorps.org.

Twin Falls County Fair

4-H Horse Show Aug 28-31; Silver Dollar Horse Show July 20. Extension Event Type: Event. Fair. County Office Calendars: Twin Falls. Wednesday, August 28, 2019 – Monday, September 2, 2019. Twin Falls County Fairgrounds 215 Fair Ave Filer, ID 83328. For more info visit tfcfair.com.

Breeding Onion for Insect Resistance: 80 Years of Effort

18th Annual John and Olga LeTourneau Memorial Lectureship "Breeding Onion for Insect Resistance: 80 Years of Effort" Micael J. Havey, Ph.D. Research Geneticist and Professor at USDA-ARS and University of Wisconsin, Madison A reception will be held prior to the lecture at the Ag Biotech Interaction Court, Ag Sciences building, at 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by the LeTourneau Lectureship Endowment, Department of Plant Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. University Location: TLC 123 - Teaching & Learning Center - Main Campus. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Great volunteer opportunity to Master Gardeners. Bring in your plant and questions to local Master Gardeners. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Valley. Extension Programs: Horticulture and Garden. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. McCall Public Library 218 Park St. McCall, ID.

Eastern Idaho Fair (Blackfoot) County Fair

4-H Horse Show August 30-31. Extension Event Type: Event. Fair. County Office Calendars: Bingham. Friday, August 30, 2019 – Saturday, September 7, 2019. 97 Park Street Blackfoot, Idaho 83221. For more info visit funatthefair.com.

Fermented Foods: CALS Summer of Science

What do bread, chocolate, pepperoni, yogurt and cheese have in common? Food scientists Gulhan Unlu and Barbara Nielsen will offer some tasty lessons. Free. Ages 5-11. Register on site. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Latah. Extension Programs: Food Safety (Processors). Saturday, August 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Moscow Farmers Market Friendship Square downtown Moscow, ID 83843. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Labor Day Closures

4-H University of Idaho and most UI Extension locations will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Ada. Adams. Bannock. Bear Lake. Benewah. Bingham. Blaine. Boise. Bonner. Bonneville. Boundary. Butte. Camas. Canyon. Caribou. Cassia. Clark. Clearwater. Coeur d'Alene Reservation. Custer. Elmore. Fort Hall Reservation. Franklin. Fremont. Gem. Gooding. Idaho. Jefferson. Jerome. Kootenai. Latah. Lemhi. Lewis. Lincoln. Madison. Minidoka. Nez Perce. Nez Perce Reservation. Oneida. Owyhee. Payette. Power. Shoshone. Teton. Twin Falls. Valley. Washington. Extension Programs: Food Safety (Processors). Forestry. Horticulture and Garden. Panhandle Forestry. Pest Management. SCSE Cereals. Small Farms. Monday, September 2, 2019. Statewide. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

U of I Pomology & Viticulture Fruit Field Day

View and sample new cultivars of table grapes, peaches, nectarines, apples, plums, quince, Asian pears, other alternative fruits and nuts. Tour new rootstocks and canopy architectures. Explore projects on Fuji and Honeycrisp apples and much more. Registration:  Morning of event Cost:  Free Contact:  Parma Research and Extension Center at 208 722-6701. Extension Event Type: Event. Field Day. County Office Calendars: Ada. Adams. Boise. Elmore. Gem. Owyhee. Payette. Twin Falls. Valley. Washington. Extension Programs: Horticulture and Garden. Small Farms. Friday, September 6, 2019, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. 31727 Parma Rd. Parma ID 83660.

Latah County Fair

4-H Extension Event Type: Event. Fair. County Office Calendars: Latah. Thursday, September 12, 2019 – Sunday, September 15, 2019. 1021 Harold Moscow, ID 83843. For more info visit www.latahcountyfair.com.

Orofino Lumberjack Days (Clearwater County fair)

4-H Extension Event Type: Event. Fair. County Office Calendars: Clearwater. Thursday, September 12, 2019 – Sunday, September 15, 2019. Orofino City Park Orofino, ID 83544. For more info visit orofinolumberjackdays.org.

Water Bath Canning class

Learn the basics of water bath canning. We will process food at class. Registration: must pre-register Cost: $10 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Jefferson. Extension Programs: Horticulture and Garden. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5:30 AM – 7:30 AM. University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County 412 W Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Canyon County 4-H Leaders' Council Meeting

4-H All are welcomed to attend the Canyon County 4-H Leaders' Council meetings held on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. in February, April, June, September and November.  The agenda includes setting the budget, awarding scholarships, supporting county 4-H events, networking and promoting 4-H in the community. A developmental training is offered at every meeting. Please join us! Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Canyon. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6:00 PM. UI Extension, Canyon County 501 Main Street Caldwell, ID 83605. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Canyon County 4-H Horse Leaders' Meeting

4-H All horse club volunteers and parents are encouraged to attend these meetings! The Canyon County Horse Leaders make decisions on issues concerning the Canyon County 4-H Horse Program. Make sure your club is represented to vote! Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Canyon. Monday, September 16, 2019, 6:00 PM. UI Extension, Canyon County 501 Main Street Caldwell, ID 83605. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Lost Rivers Grazing Academy

The Lost Rivers Grazing Academy is a boots on the ground training in Management-intensive Grazing. This national award winning program will provide you with the tools to improve your grazing management skills. Contact Scott Jensen at scottj@uidaho.edu for more information and/or a registration brochure. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Ada. Adams. Bannock. Bear Lake. Benewah. Bingham. Blaine. Boise. Bonner. Bonneville. Boundary. Butte. Camas. Canyon. Caribou. Cassia. Clark. Clearwater. Coeur d'Alene Reservation. Custer. Elmore. Fort Hall Reservation. Franklin. Fremont. Gem. Gooding. Idaho. Jefferson. Jerome. Kootenai. Latah. Lemhi. Lewis. Lincoln. Madison. Minidoka. Nez Perce. Nez Perce Reservation. Oneida. Owyhee. Payette. Power. Shoshone. Teton. Twin Falls. Valley. Washington. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Friday, September 20, 2019. Eagle Valley Ranch 446 Bohannon Creek Rd Salmon, ID.

Nez Perce County Fair

4-H 4-H Horse Show June 29. Extension Event Type: Event. Fair. County Office Calendars: Nez Perce. Thursday, September 19, 2019 – Sunday, September 22, 2019. Nez Perce Fair Pavilion 1229 Burrell Ave # A Lewiston, ID 83501. For more info visit www.npcfair.org.

Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Learn practical ways to use healthy food choices to improve our health. Registration: Must pre-register. Cost: $5 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Jefferson. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Shelley Senior Center 193 W. Pine Street Shelley, ID 83274.

Nutrition and Aging Well

Learn practical ways to use healthy food choices to improve our health. Registration: Call 208-785-8060 Cost: $5 Contact: Krista Cernyar. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Jefferson. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Blackfoot Senior Citizen Center 20 E. Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Great volunteer opportunity to Master Gardeners. Bring in your plant and questions to local Master Gardeners. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Valley. Extension Programs: Horticulture and Garden. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. McCall Public Library 218 Park St. McCall, ID.

Lewis County Fair

4-H Extension Event Type: Event. Fair. County Office Calendars: Lewis. Thursday, September 26, 2019 – Sunday, September 29, 2019. Nez Perce, ID.

Pressure Canning Class

Learn how to pressure can in class. Registration: must pre-register Cost: $10 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Jefferson. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County 412 W Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Marketside Chats at the Moscow Farmers Market

Join us for a Marketside Chat at the Moscow Farmers Market. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, UI Extension volunteers will be recording community members “stories” of what they love about the Moscow Farmers Market. These 10-15 minute Marketside Chats will be recorded using the Story Corps phone app and posted to the Story Corps Archive which is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Stop by the Moscow Chamber of Commerce anytime after 9 a.m. to sign-up for a Marketside Chat. Marketside Chats will take place every 20 minutes beginning at 10 a.m.  To listen to Moscow Farmers Marketside Chats, visit archive.storycorps.org and search for Moscow. Marketside Chat Project partners include: The Moscow Farmers Market Commission, University of Idaho Extension and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce Registration: Preregistration not required. To reserve a time in advance, email Colette DePhelps cdephelps@uidaho.edu Cost: Free… County Office Calendars: Latah. Extension Programs: Small Farms. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 411 S Main St. Moscow, ID 83843. For more info visit archive.storycorps.org.

Dining with Diabetes class

Four class series to learn the basics of diabetes management, watch food demonstration and taste healthy foods. Registration: must pre-register Cost: $15 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Fort Hall Reservation. Jefferson. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County 412 W Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Columbus Day Closures

4-H Some UI Extension locations will be closed in observance of Columbus Day, including: Adams County , Bear Lake County , Canyon County , Caribou County , Clearwater County , Franklin County , Gooding County , Jerome County , Madison County , Nez Perce County , Power County , Twin Falls County , Washington County (except for 4-H Afterschool) The University of Idaho will be open and in session, including many statewide Extension offices. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Adams. Bear Lake. Canyon. Caribou. Clearwater. Franklin. Gooding. Jerome. Madison. Nez Perce. Power. Twin Falls. Washington. Monday, October 14, 2019. Adams, Bear Lake, Canyon, Caribou, Clearwater, Franklin, Gooding, Jerome, Madison, Nez Perce, Power, Twin Falls, Washington Counties.

Dining with Diabetes class

Four class series to learn the basics of diabetes management, watch food demonstration and taste healthy foods. Registration: must pre-register Cost: $15 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Fort Hall Reservation. Jefferson. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County 412 W Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Canyon County 4-H Market Livestock Sale Committee Meeting

4-H All livestock club volunteers and parents are encouraged to attend these meetings! The MLSC makes decisions on issues concerning the Canyon County Market Livestock Sale. Make sure your club is represented to vote! Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Canyon. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM. UI Extension, Canyon County 501 Main Street Caldwell, ID 83605. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Canyon County 4-H Horse Leaders' Meeting

4-H All horse club volunteers and parents are encouraged to attend these meetings! The Canyon County Horse Leaders make decisions on issues concerning the Canyon County 4-H Horse Program. Make sure your club is represented to vote! Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Canyon. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM. UI Extension, Canyon County 501 Main Street Caldwell, ID 83605. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Dining with Diabetes class

Four class series to learn the basics of diabetes management, watch food demonstration and taste healthy foods. Registration: must pre-register Cost: $15 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Fort Hall Reservation. Jefferson. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County 412 W Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Marketside Chats at the Moscow Farmers Market

Join us for a Marketside Chat at the Moscow Farmers Market. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, UI Extension volunteers will be recording community members “stories” of what they love about the Moscow Farmers Market. These 10-15 minute Marketside Chats will be recorded using the Story Corps phone app and posted to the Story Corps Archive which is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Stop by the Moscow Chamber of Commerce anytime after 9 a.m. to sign-up for a Marketside Chat. Marketside Chats will take place every 20 minutes beginning at 10 a.m.  To listen to Moscow Farmers Marketside Chats, visit archive.storycorps.org and search for Moscow. Marketside Chat Project partners include: The Moscow Farmers Market Commission, University of Idaho Extension and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce Registration: Preregistration not required. To reserve a time in advance, email Colette DePhelps cdephelps@uidaho.edu Cost: Free… County Office Calendars: Latah. Extension Programs: Small Farms. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 411 S Main St. Moscow, ID 83843. For more info visit archive.storycorps.org.

Dining with Diabetes class

Four class series to learn the basics of diabetes management, watch food demonstration and taste healthy foods. Registration: must pre-register Cost: $15 Contact: 208-785-8060. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Bannock. Bingham. Bonneville. Fort Hall Reservation. Jefferson. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County 412 W Pacific Street Blackfoot, ID 83221.

Master Gardener Fall Meeting for Valley County

Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Valley. Extension Programs: Horticulture and Garden. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. McCall, ID.

Veteran's Day Closures

4-H Some UI Extension locations will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day, including: Adams County , Bear Lake County , Canyon County , Caribou County , Clearwater County , Franklin County , Jefferson County , Jerome County , Madison County , Nez Perce County , Power County , Twin Falls County , Washington County (except for 4-H Afterschool) The University of Idaho will be open and in session, including many statewide Extension offices. Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Adams. Bear Lake. Canyon. Caribou. Clearwater. Franklin. Jefferson. Jerome. Madison. Nez Perce. Power. Twin Falls. Washington. Monday, November 11, 2019. Adams, Bear Lake, Canyon, Caribou, Clearwater, Franklin, Jefferson, Jerome, Madison, Nez Perce, Power, Twin Falls, Washington Counties.

Canyon County 4-H Leaders' Council Meeting

4-H All are welcomed to attend the Canyon County 4-H Leaders' Council meetings held on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. in February, April, June, September and November. The agenda includes setting the budget, awarding scholarships, supporting county 4-H events, networking and promoting 4-H in the community. A developmental training is offered at every meeting. Please join us! Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Canyon. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:00 PM. UI Extension, Canyon County 501 Main Street Caldwell, ID 83605. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.

Canyon County 4-H Horse Leaders' Meeting

4-H All horse club volunteers and parents are encouraged to attend these meetings! The Canyon County Horse Leaders make decisions on issues concerning the Canyon County 4-H Horse Program. Make sure your club is represented to vote! Extension Event Type: Event. County Office Calendars: Canyon. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM. UI Extension, Canyon County 501 Main Street Caldwell, ID 83605. For more info visit www.uidaho.edu.