Week One In Region Six

The Rising Star interns from Region
Six had a successful and fun first
week! We kicked the day off by
traveling down to the ice cream capital
of the world, Le Mars, Iowa! We were
joined by Region One for orientation in
the Plymouth County Extension office.

After learning all about the history of ISU Extension and the importance of food safety, we had the world-famous Blue Bunny ice cream before heading back to Woodbury for the

Throughout the week, we met with the whole Woodbury office staff, and took time to plan our short summer together! Wednesday was spent observing the Sioux City Farmer’s Market to prepare for our POP Club events! Thursday was
spent meeting local restaurants in Downtown Sioux City for the upcoming Bike and Bite event!

The first week ended with a beautiful Friday spent at the Onawa Office planting a few rows in their demonstration garden! After heading back to our home office in Woodbury, we helped water the teaching garden and plant some new pots.

The first week down, and the whole summer to go! We cannot wait for the rest of our upcoming projects!

  • Nathan, Gabrielle, and Alexandra 

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  1. Thank you for informing public what the interns are doing. It is especially interesting to me because my granddaughter is one of the interns. Looking forward to see what is in store for them all .