2009 State Conference

Capitol Plaza Hotel
Jefferson City, Missouri
September 18-20, 2009

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Important Registration Deadlines:

Hotel Room Discount:
August 19
Get Free T-Shirt:
August 28
Conference Registration:
September 11

Vendors and Exhibitors

We hope that you find interesting and useful information and/or products and services among this year's vendors and exhibitors. They will be set-up and displaying their wares on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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Birds Botanicals
Interstate Underground

8201 E. 23rd St.
Kansas City, MO 64129
David Bird (816) 522-9230
david@birdsbotanicals.com
www.birdsbotanicals.com
“orchids”

Longfellow’s Garden Center

12007 Lookout Trail
Centertown, MO 65023
Alice Longfellow (573) 584-9611
coolpansies@longfellowsgardens.com
www.longfellowsgardens.com
“full service garden center”

Birds-I-View

512 Ellis Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 6101
Steve and Regina Garr (573) 638-2473
steve@birds-I-view.biz
www.birds-I-view.biz
“products and information to benefit wildlife”

Early Bird Compost

26642 Highway 87
California, MO 65018
Eddie and Rhonda Heimericks (573) 230-4129
hdnhlo@socket.net
www.earlybirdcompost.com
“compost and efficient microbes”

Awe Naturel

P.O. Box 1441
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Lloyd and Ann Grotjan (573) 635-0250
lloydgrotjan@mchsi.com
www.awenaturel.com
“pottery, sculpture, photography and music”

The Jefferson City Art Club

Roberta Dunkel (573) 893-3027
rdunkelart@mchsi.com
www.jeffersoncityartclub.org
“original art”

Britt’s Gourd Patch

Columbia, MO
Britt Newby (573) 443-5338
“gourds”

WormMates

140 Bank Branch Road
Camdenton, MO 65020
Greg and Marcella Hull (573) 346-6984
marcellahull@sbcglobal.net
www.wormmates.com
“TastyBait Night Crawlers and Wiggle Worm Soil Builder”

Verslues Apiaries

1622 Seven Hills Road
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Bob and Rosie Verslues
(573) 635-3283

“natural honey and bee’s wax products”

Made in Missouri
Missouri Department of Agriculture

1616 Missouri Bvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Lane McConnell (573) 751-4339
Lane.McConnell@mda.mo.gov
“Missouri made products”

Missouri Wildflowers Nursery

9814 Pleasant Hill Road
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Merv Wallace (573) 496-3492
mowldflrs@socket.net
www.mowildflowers.net
“native Missouri perennials, both seeds and plants”

Healthy Yards for Clear Streams

Missouri Master Gardeners
1-31 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO 65211
Mary Kroening
(573) 882-9633

kroeningm@missouri.edu
www.healthyyards.missouri.edu

“protecting Missouri’s lakes and streams for future generations”

St. Louis Herb Society

1407 Camberra Court
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Jan Hermann (314) 469-3577
www.stlouisherbsociety.org
“new cookbook published in 2009—175 pages, over 200 recipies”

Lincoln University
Lincoln University Cooperative Research

Room 314 Foster Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029
Dr. Hwei-Ying Johnson (573) 681-5533
johnsonh@lincoln.edu

Hidden Treasures Botanical Tours

P.O. Box 39
Rocheport, MO 65279
Mary Kroening (573) 881-6316
mary@hiddentreasuresbotanicaltours.com
www.hiddentreasuresbotanicaltours.com
“tours and travel for gardeners”

Plants of Merit
Missouri Botanical Gardens

4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Chris Nejelski (314) 577-9443
Chris.Nejelski@mobot.org
http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/merit.asp
“listing of plants of merit and participating retailers”

Heartland Hydroponic Gardens

5695 E. Clark Lane Suite L
Columbia, Missouri 65202
Chris Daly
(573) 474-4765
heartlandhydrgardens@yahoo.com
www.heartlandhydrogardens.com
“hydroponic gardening”

Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau

100 E. High Street
P.O. Box 2227
Jefferson City, MO 65101-2227
Steve Picker
(573) 632-2820
info@visitjeffersoncity.com
www.visitjeffersoncity.com
“Explore Jefferson City”

Eisterhold Farms, LLC

4360 Highway 63
Freeburg, MO 65035
Denny and Bert Eisterhold
(573) 291-0725
eisterholdfarm@radiowire.net
“worm compost”

Learn Great Foods

P.O. Box 182
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Ann Dougherty
(815) 244-5602
contact@learngreatfoods.com
www.learngreatfoods.com
“linking sustainable farming, great cooking and the environment”

Forestry Field Program

Missouri Department of Conservation
P.O. Box 180
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180
Justine Gartner
(573) 522-4115 ext. 3116
Justine.Gartner@mdc.mo.gov
“urban forestry and information”

Central Missouri Master Gardeners

Cole County Extension
2436 Tanner Bridge Road
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Jane Kempker
(573) 634-2824
kempkeri@missouri.edu
http://extension.missouri.edu/cole/
“conference tee shirts”