Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:40

Iowans have new tools to help them eat healthy and stick to a tight budget. “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a redesigned website and new companion mobile app for use at the grocery store.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 13:29

Iowans have four opportunities in May to learn how mindful eating and behavior contribute to a healthy lifestyle. A faculty member and a clinician from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University will be sharing current research during free workshops in Waterloo, Le Mars, Atlantic and Iowa City.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 09:54

A series of three videos to help fruit and vegetable growers understand and implement good agricultural practices replaces the day-long Iowa Level 1 GAP program.

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 11:48

Kimberly Greder received the 2016 Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award for demonstrating exceptional creativity and productivity in scholarship, teaching and service. She works with communities across Iowa to connect Latino immigrant families with resources to bring education through building trust.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 14:31

Two Iowa State University students will intern with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach’s Heddleson Internship Program in 2017. The internships provide students with hands-on experience related to their programs of study and prepare them for a career in extension or community outreach.

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 15:26

The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the honor society of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recognized four “Friends of Extension” during their 2017 awards ceremony March 26.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:30

2017 Growing Together mini-grants have been awarded to projects in 14 counties. They will receive a combined $70,000 in grant money through the SNAP-Education program.

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:48

Kevin Ross, Underwood, is the newest Iowa delegate to the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching, also known as CARET. He will represent Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as well as the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in this national grassroots organization.

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 15:52

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program distributed $21,000 in food security mini-grant funds in 2016 courtesy of Iowa State University’s SNAP-Education.