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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that address public health issues, improve economic well-being, and help people make healthier, better-informed decisions. Programs range from local foods, food safety, and food preservation to gardening and environmental efforts.

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The Crafted Family Newsletter

Check out the 2nd Installment of our new FCS Newsletter “The Crafted Family” 2018_FCS_Crafted Family Vol. 2 In case you missed …

Movement Mondays!!

Movement Mondays’ movement is the simple bend and lift movement. This movement is very important to our everyday lives …

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FoodCorps Recruitment Is Underway

FoodCorps, a national organization that connects children in limited resource communities to healthy food in school, has opened applications …

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Movement Mondays!

Hello Everyone! The movement for this Monday is the bicep curl! Please check out the video for the “How …

The Crafted Family

The Crafted Family is our new Family and Consumer Sciences newsletter! Please take a moment to read some of …

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Movement Mondays How-to Videos

Movement Mondays is a series of videos designed to help our community members by showing them the proper execution of exercise movements. These …

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Fall Can Be Sweet!

Fall Can Be Sweet! The fall season is here with its beautiful leaves, fresh crisp mornings, and last but not …

The Benefits of Peppermint

Peppermint Peppermint is often times the culprit of the overwhelming aroma of most coffee brews around the holiday season and …

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Essential Kitchen Tools for Beginner Cooks

Essential Kitchen Tools for Beginner Cooks Sharon Salomon, MS, RD Published October 16, 2017 Courtesy of Tom Perkins/Thinkstock Walk into a kitchen supply store …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

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

5/2/18Local Foods
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Venison Donation Programs

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

4/18/18Local 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 …

4/18/18Local Foods

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18
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Barriers and Strategies to Connecting Urban Audiences to Wildlife and Nature: Results from a Multi-Method Research Project

This publication summarizes the findings of a research project aimed at understanding urban audiences, identifying …

2/28/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18