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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.

Home Food Preservation class schedule

Preserve at Home! Classes

Don’t miss this year’s first home food preservation classes from our Preserve at Home! series. *Basics of Home Food Preservation …

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Save the Date for Preventive Care!

You are invited… to engage in a dynamic conversation about the role of nutrition education in preventive care and how …

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Help Direct Extension's Work

As we approach the end of this year, Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences is working on identifying important issues …

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Isn't Always the Mayonnaise!

Summertime Food Safety More than any other time during the year, Summer inspires us to participate in outdoor activities, gatherings, and …

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Preserve at Home! Classes

It’s that time of the year when we take out our hot water bath and pressure canners to preserve the …

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

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

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

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Your Baby and You, Months 7-9

This publication discusses healthy eating during your third trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 1-3

This publication discusses healthy eating during your first trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 4-6

This publication discusses healthy eating during your second trimester of pregnancy.

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Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

5/20/19