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WSIU Almanac 11.27.23

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Kevin Boucher

On this day in 1895 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel established the Nobel Prize.

Locally, First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon is holding its annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 2 from 9-noon. Come in and make your selection, or have a box of assorted cookies delivered to your car. We are located at 3205 Broadway. Call 618.246.6261 for more information.

Event Details: Transitioning to Organic Production with Rodale Institute
Where: Thursday, Dec 7th @ SIU Small Business Development Center
Time: 1 pm - 5 pm
Learn more about organic farming practices in Southern Illinois. hear from expert speakers who will discuss the benefits and challenges of transitioning to organic farming practices. The speakers will cover topics such as soil health, crop rotation, and pest management. Additionally, the event will offer practical advice on how to transition from conventional to organic farming. This event is a great opportunity for farmers and others interested in sustainable agriculture to learn about the latest developments in organic farming. Refreshments will be provided. Travel Stipend available at sign-up.

In Anna, The Children’s Musical, “A Christmas Story.” December 8 and 9 at 7 pm and Dec 10 at 2 PM. Find more information on the Anna Arts Center Facebook page.


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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.