Tuesday, December 11, 2007

January Meeting

Join us for our meeting on Wednesday, January 9 at 7 p.m. at the Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St.

Our featured topic will be Herbal Gardening and Medicine and the speaker will be Mel Zaloudek. A known and entertaining speaker, Mel will tell us about the medicinal uses and health benefits of our favorite herbs.

Remember to bring your forms if you are joining our club or if you are renewing your membership. Click on the link on the right for a membership form.

See you there!

Monday, December 10, 2007

Time to renew club membership

Hi all, it is that time of year - time to renew your membership. Or join the club if you have not done so. Membership runs out at the end of December. So to keep us going strong, please renew by the end of January.

Membership forms are available at meetings. (Next meeting is January 9.)

Or, click on the link on the right for a membership form.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Proposed USDA Rule Undermines Organics and Small Farms

The USDA is accepting public comments until December 3 on a new proposed rule that would force small farms growing green leafy vegetables, such as spinach and lettuce, to put into place industrial-style sterilization measures that reduce biodiversity and soil fertility.

Click here to send your comment to the USDA.