A new ag program at the Grand Ridge School

Grand Ridge, Ill. – All Grand Ridge High School students are learning about agriculture this year. “This is a farming community,” said Kylie Eke, a Grand Ridge agricultural educator. “We’re doing things with the community because this AG program is community-based.” Not only is the Grand Ridge Ag program new, this is Eike’s first year … Read more

Top 10 Historic Places to Visit in the Campus

The Illinois State University campus is known for its newly renovated orthopedic student center and new multicultural center, but there are many places on campus with a rich history that many are unaware of. Here are the 10 best places to visit on campus ISU Planetarium ISU Planetarium opened its doors in 1964. Since then, … Read more

ISU’s Garden Spring Festival looks set to be a success this weekend

The Illinois State University Horticulture Fall Festival, “Respecting the Rainbow – Respecting People, Plants and Their Relationships” was successfully completed last weekend. The event featured a variety of activities and attractions for participants, such as throwing rotten food, glass-throwing hunting, hydrates and cultural plantations, titled “World Tree” and “Garden Spirits.” Exhibitions included preliminary tours of … Read more

Look now – families, students are always in tune with nature in the fall

A staff member of the Horticulture Center explains how they came up with the idea for a spring break. Standard – At the Illinois State University Garden Center, people with green weeds can be found like peas. On Sunday, two people stopped to visit 23 hectares of lush greenery away from Rahab Road on the … Read more

The ISU Garden Farm Fall Festival returns this weekend with new events

Illinois State University Vegetable Spring Festival is returning to normal this weekend. The festival will be held on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and on Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the ISU Garden Center. This year’s theme is “Rainbow Connection Respecting People, Plants and Their Relationships.” Exhibitions include preliminary visits … Read more

The ISU Garden Farm Fall Festival returns this weekend with new events

The Spring Festival at Illinois State University Garden Center will return to normal this weekend. The festival will be held on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and on Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the ISU Garden Center. This year’s theme is “Rainbow Connection Respecting People, Plants and Their Relationships.” Exhibitions … Read more