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CLIR December Classes

November 23, 2015

Join our Center for Learning in Retirement (CLIR) for the following classes in December (a.m. is 10:15 – 11:45; p.m. is 1:15 – 2:45), held in Vernon Cottage at the UConn Depot Campus:   Thu Dec 3, p.m.               Trekking in the Tetons: a photo tour with a geological introduction Tues Dec 8, p.m.              […]

Fermentation: Preservation with Benefits

November 20, 2015

By: Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD Senior Extension Educator – Food Safety Believe it or not, winter is coming. This is a good time to think about preserving some of the vegetables that you may find in your cold cellar or at the fall farmers’ market. Cabbage, of course, but really, that is just the […]

Robots in the Greenhouse

November 18, 2015

CK Greenhouses in Cheshire gave a short demonstration of their robots, which are used to space their plants in both their greenhouses and outdoor mum fields. Here you can see them moving the pots from a pot to pot spacing to a final spacing.   They have a rechargeable battery so can work for 12 […]

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