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[January 15, 2013]  Want to learn more about some unusual vegetables to consider for the next growing season? On Feb. 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the University of Illinois Extension will offer a webinar exploring some new and unusual vegetables for growers to consider.

The webinar will discuss varieties (tomatillos, arugula, chois, edamame, sprouts, Swiss chard, Jerusalem artichoke, bitter melon, salsify, celeriac, ginger, turmeric), color variations of vegetables and baby vegetables.

Participants can log on from home or attend at the Springfield office, 700 S. Airport Drive.

The program is free of charge.

Register by Feb. 1. To register, visit, or for more information, contact Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant, local food systems small farms educator, at 217-782-4617 or

[Text from file received from University of Illinois Extension]

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