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  • Anyone Can Cook Summer Squash!
    RECIPE Summer Squash Tips Summer squash are are harvested when immature. Their rind, seeds and flesh are tender and edible raw or cooked. Common types include zucchini, yellow squash, pattypan squash. The squash can be steamed, grilled, stir-fried, stuffed, and used in baked goods. Ingredients […]
  • Anyone Can Cook Eggplant!
    RECIPE Eggplant Tips Types of eggplant: Traditional – frying, grilling, roasting Japanese – sautéing, pickling, stuffing Some eggplant can be bitter, especially if not freshly harvested. Eliminate bitterness with “sweating”. Lightly salt eggplant slices and place them between absorbent […]
  • Imagine Grinnell Garden Evening
    Come join us in the gardens! Every Thursday 5:30-7pm we’ll be in one of the gardens working on whatever needs doing. Tomorrow Sept. 13th we’ll be at Marvin garden and we’d love to see you there! […]
  • Gravel Tour and Annual Giving Gardens Family Ride July 7
    For further information, contact Kate Wiley at katherine.wiley@richmond.edu and Imagine Grinnell at imaginegrinnell@iowatelecom.net, 641-236-5518 or follow the event on Facebook. On Saturday, July 7, Imagine Grinnell (IG) will combine its third annual Giving Gardens bike tour with a new […]
  • I.G. Sets Priorities for 2018
    This year, will you join Imagine Grinnell in making our community a better place for everyone, regardless of sex, age, race, ethnicity, and national origin, range of abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, financial means, education, political perspective or religious belief? In 2017 […]
  • Put Your Garden to Bed: Tips
    Over the past few weeks, since the “Put Your Garden to Bed” workshop was cancelled at the end of October, Imagine Grinnell has been posting tips to Facebook to get your garden ready for winter on your own. With the weather to continuing to hold out, it may be worth your while to clean […]
  • Workshop: Put Your Garden to Bed
    Fall is finally here, and it’s time to put your garden to bed. Join Imagine Grinnell, Backyard Abundance, and the Poweshiek County Master Gardeners of Iowa this Saturday, October 28th at 9:30 AM for a workshop to prepare your garden for the coming winter.  […]
  • Giving Garden Work Nights: Every Tuesday from 4-7PM
    Happy Monday, friends of Imagine Grinnell! Every Tuesday evening from 4-7PM this summer is “Giving Garden Night.” If you have an hour or two to contribute to helping plant, weed and pick, we would love to have you join us. This week we will be building raised beds and planting fruit […]
  • Abundant Landscape Workshop, Oct. 1 & 8
    This workshop is Part 1 of the Create an Abundant Landscape Workshop with Backyard Abundance (Part 2 will be on October 8th at the same time)! Learn to integrate fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, herbs, and other edible perennials into your landscape, and how to design and establish a beautiful, […]
  • MAY15: Help build the new Summer Street Giving Garden!
    Come and join us for a Sunday afternoon garden-building get together at Summer St. Park (formerly known as Jaycee Park) in Grinnell. All ages and skill levels welcome! What is a “Giving Garden?” It’s a garden planted and maintained by volunteers to provide free, healthy food to […]