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  • Anyone Can Cook Summer Squash!

    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 Summer squash Seasoned Salt: Salt, …Read More »
  • Anyone Can Cook Eggplant!

    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 towels. Fresh eggplants should have a smooth, glossy skin and are …Read More »
  • Imagine Grinnell Giving Garden Evening

    Imagine Grinnell Giving 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!Read More »
  • Gravel Tour and Annual Giving Gardens Family Ride July 7

    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 offering—the first annual Grinnell Gravel Tour, a cycling option that is …Read More »
  • I.G. Sets Priorities for 2018

    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 Imagine Grinnell: Founded Marvin Gardens, a private park …Read More »
  • A Reminder on 6 Great Reasons Grinnell Needs a Skatepark

    A Reminder on 6 Great Reasons Grinnell Needs a Skatepark

    As we near our fundraising goal for the revamping of the skatepark, refresh yourself on these 6 great reasons Grinnell needs a skatepark:Read More »
  • Put Your Garden to Bed: Tips

    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 …Read More »
  • Workshop: Put Your Garden to Bed

    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. Read More »
  • Giving Garden Work Nights: Every Tuesday from 4-7PM

    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 …Read More »
  • Please Donate Today!

    Please Donate Today!

    The Grinnell Skate & BMX Project (Edit Page) Please help make the new skatepark a reality!! Fundraising Is Underway to Revamp/Re-ramp Bailey Park Skatepark!!! Imagine Grinnell will lead fundraising efforts to revamp and re-ramp the skatepark located in Bailey Park at 8th Ave. and Prince St. Grinnell Parks and Recreation …Read More »
  • Abundant Landscape Workshop, Oct. 1 & 8

    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 …Read More »
  • MAY15: Help build the new Summer Street Giving Garden!

    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 anyone who needs …Read More »
  • Results are in! See how you did in the 2015 Throwback Run!

    Results are in! See how you did in the 2015 Throwback Run!

    Last Name First Name Race Type Time Placement Pearce Ben 15 1:03:51 1 Farrell John 15 1:12:04 2 Thalberg Cecelia 15 1:20:37 3 Elfenbein Tina 15 1:22:01 4 Key Wes 15 1:29:49 5 Robinson Georgeanna 10 49:51 1 Lindberg Mary 10 50:24 2 Eckhelberger Ross 10 53:31 3 Jacobson Jen …Read More »
  • 2015 Throwback Run Course

    2015 Throwback Run Course

    The 2015 Throwback Run is this Saturday, September 26th.  5k, 10k, and 15k all start at 8am. Register on line at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12WmW-erjG01d_NhcCt5INBswWoAHWXg_i7_83w3msq0/viewform. Check-in & Packet Pick Up: Check-in and day of registration will take place from 7-7:45am at the Imagine Grinnell tent near the foundation offices at Ahrens Park. Advance packet …Read More »
  • 5th Annual Grinnell’s Got Talent

    5th Annual Grinnell’s Got Talent

    The annual “Got Talent” auction will be held on Mon., Sept. 21, at Grinnell Mutual’s new Bartelt Conference and Education Center. Smith said that Grinnell Mutual donated use of its new space and encourages members of the public who might want to see the facility to purchase an auction ticket. …Read More »
  • Monarch Waystations

    Monarch Waystations

    Every year, the monarch population migrates from Canada to Mexico to winter.  Much of their natural habitat has decreased in North America. Monarch Waystations create natural habitats that allow monarchs to reproduce and sustain their migration. Without milkweeds, monarchs cannot reproduce future generations that will migration each fall. Alos, without …Read More »
  • Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Poweshiek County

    Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Poweshiek County

    EMERALD ASH BORER CONFIRMED IN POWESHIEK COUNTY, IOWA Twenty-five counties in Iowa have confirmed infestations A new detection of an invasive pest has been positively identified after a larva sample was collected from a city-owned tree in Grinnell on June 16, 2015. This brings the total of confirmed infested counties …Read More »
  • 3rd Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup

    3rd Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup

    Imagine Grinnell is looking for volunteers to participate in the Third Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup. The cleanup will be on Saturday, April 11 from 9 AM-11 AM. Check-in will be located at the Summer Street Park pavilion. Click here to RSVP to volunteer.   Here’s what you need to …Read More »
  • Renew Your Membership for 2015

    Renew Your Membership for 2015

    We can’t Imagine Grinnell without you! Imagine Grinnell sincerely thanks you for your past support and all that you have allowed Imagine Grinnell to accomplish in our community. By supporting Imagine Grinnell, you ensure a future filled with accomplishments that keep our community green, playing, and growing. This year, Imagine …Read More »
  • Spread the Holiday Cheer with Imagine Grinnell!

    Spread the Holiday Cheer with Imagine Grinnell!

    This winter, spread the holiday cheer by giving a gift that can benefit all of our community members: an Imagine Grinnell membership or donation. Imagine Grinnell’s programs impact everyone from children to adults. By becoming a member, you can become an integral part of the Imagine Grinnell team by writing …Read More »