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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.

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Stay Active This Winter

Winter 2019 has had us shivering and shaking, and the cold temperatures may have kept us indoors more than …

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4-H Sewing and Cooking Classes

Sewing, cooking, and nutrition classes are being planned for kids! Information about the classes will be posted on the …

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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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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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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. …

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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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