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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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Water Bath Canning Workshop

Many foods can be safely canned using the water bath canning method. This simple method can be used to …

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Chicken Nuggets

Are you looking for a quick and healthy weeknight meal? Well look no further, I’ve got just what you …

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Baby Weight Exercises

Grab your little one and give this workout a try! Baby Bench Press – 3 sets of 10 Baby Hip Bridge …

Exercising With Your Baby

For most of my life, I have been a fairly active individual. I played sports from age five until …

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Meal Planning

Let’s talk meal planning. Throughout this article I am going to talk about tips and tricks that help my …

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Cooking With Our FCS Agent

Join our Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Patti Sndyer while she makes a fun recipe. Easy Peanut Butter Cookies* 1 large …

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Helping Children Cope With Stress

This publication describes how children cope with stress and summarizes practices that parents can use …

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Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …