Group photo

Nevada Naturalist Spring 2014 class: Back Row from l to r: Jennifer Brown, Karen Cinnamon, Ralph Sgamma, Ted Grothe, Jeanne Hamm, Amber Overholser, Christy Mulligan, Rick Light, Lila Peterson, Lonny Holmes, Michelle Baker, Karen HartGold, and Linda Larkin. Seated l to r: Karen Giampaolo, Judy Long, Rebekah Zimlich, Olga Mares, and Jim Vanas. Not pictured: Barbara Shaw, Ray Shaw, Fred Bell, and Regina Stepanov.

JHand holding soiloin Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Helen Brown for a one hour class titled “Growing Herbs Inside and Out!” at University Medical Center’s Family Resource Center (1120 Shadow Lane) on Monday, June 16 at 10 a.m.

Brown, a Master Gardener since 1997, has contributed over 2500 volunteer hours and is an expert in growing veggies and herbs. Now is the perfect time to start an herb garden—whether it’s inside the house or outside in your garden. Please visit the website for more registration information.

If you or your organization is interested in helping us get the word out about SFSP, then go to the Food and Nutrition Service Summer Food website, www.summerfood.usda.gov.  The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) outreach toolkit includes sample outreach plans, templates, customizable flyers, door hangers, letters to parents, activity sheets for children, and attendance certificates. The toolkit is available in both English and Spanish.