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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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Cooking 101: Knife Skills

You’ll understand knives as tools and practice cutting with various types of knives and food safety. We’ll teach a …

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May Lunch & Learn

This Lunch & Learn session will give tips on planning a successful year of home food preservation. The correct …

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Let's Preserve: Jams & Jellies

Jelly is made from juice, while jam is made from crushed or ground fruit and let’s not forget conserves, …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

canned foods

Home Food Preservation Workshops

The old ritual of spring-cleaning always included getting the kitchens scrupulously clean in preparation for the canning season. This …

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Culinary Transitions

September is such a beautiful transition month. It is still summer, but there are hints of fall in the …

Oranges

See if You Are Getting Enough C

This year’s flu season has already made a deadly impact across the United States. Regardless if you had the …

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Are You Truly Going on a Diet?

Many Americans have a tendency to put on a “few” pounds over the holidays and resolve themselves to indulging …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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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 …

7/20/18Local Foods

Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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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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