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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.

Watch Less, Move More

How do you spend your free time? Many of us spend a lot of our free time in front …

Clean Hands for Healthy Living

Several common misconceptions exist about how often hands should be washed, water temperature, soap choices, and the best way …

Food Safety When Eating Out

Sometimes it’s just easier and more enjoyable to let someone else do the cooking. Whether you’re eating out at …

Holiday Challenge Week 6

This is the season where we strive to do it all – give the perfect gift, bake the perfect …

Holiday Challenge Week 5

Holidays and stress go hand in hand. Extra commitments on your calendar and the breakneck pace from Thanksgiving to …

Holiday Challenge Week 4

Cookies. Candy canes. Pie. Hot chocolate. It seems that everywhere you turn during the holidays, temptation is at your …

Holiday Challenge Week 3

If you’re headed out of town for the holidays it usually means time to kick back, relax, and enjoy …

Holiday Challenge Week 2

Shorter daylight hours and busier days may make you wonder how you will fit physical activity in during the …

Holiday Challenge Week 1

What is supposed to be a fun filled holiday celebration can turn even the most fun-loving people into nervous …

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 …

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

Venison Donation Programs

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

4/18/18Local Foods

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

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