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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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The Wonders of Watermelons

There is nothing like biting into a juicy, sweet slice of cold watermelon during our hot and humid summertime! …

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Sign-Up for Ag Week Events!

Register to attend one or several of the events for our third annual Ag. Week. Our theme this year is “Farm …

What Does It Mean to Live Well?

Health is a lot more than how one looks and feels. Conversations about health should include all eight wellness …

Stay on the Road to Well-Being

There are many challenges facing families with children these days, specifically when a parent finds him or herself parenting …

Make a Smart Holiday Start

The holidays are quickly approaching, bringing a time of cheer where we can celebrate with family and friends. Typically …

Slow Cooking the Autumn Flavors

The season is upon us where the outside temperatures are dropping while the temperatures of our foods are rising. …

Hydration Highlight

With average temperatures of 90℉ each day, this month has been a hot one! Water accounts for around 60% …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles: Identifying and Controlling Fabric Pests

This publication describes common fabric pests, their habits, and what to do if you find …

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

4/3/24Local Foods
4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

4/3/24Local Foods
People work in a community food garden.

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

4/3/24Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

4/3/24Local Foods
A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

4/3/24Local Foods
Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs …

4/3/24Local Foods