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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.

Strawberry Pickin’ Is Upon Us

April has been such a beautiful month and has brought us some delicious, ruby red strawberries. I have seen …

Cooking Under Pressure

There are all sorts of kitchen gadgets and small appliances that are available on the market today. One of …

Vitamins & Vegetables

I want you to think about some common vitamins and minerals. Now think about foods or beverages that are …

Feed Your Body, Not Your Mood

Do you ever eat because you’re bored? Mad? Angry? Happy? This is what we call emotional eating, or you …

Journey to Health

Are you hoping to get in better health this year? With so much information out there, it can be …

Don’t Set Resolutions

Happy New Year! This time of year is always so refreshing. We set new goals for ourselves, focus on …

Pack Lunch Every Day

The other day my college roommate reached out and asked me to send her a salad recipe I always …

Turkey Overload! What Do I Do?

Thanksgiving is less than a week away and I couldn’t be more excited to kick into Holiday gear! Delicious …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

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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 …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

4/3/19

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

trimming local green beans

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

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