Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 14:01

 Iowa State University Extension has scheduled a series of certification workshops in April for people who want to sell morel mushrooms.

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 11:09

“The New Extension Commons: Connecting People and Programs,” the theme of the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference, will focus on the unique needs of urban and suburban communities across the nation and how extension professionals can meet these needs.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 17:46

MarketMaker on the Web offers a free new tool to connect family shoppers with farmers – and with everyone in between – including restaurants and grocery stores.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 09:32

Better nutrition and more physical activity are the stable, healthy resolutions that override any diet craze. The Adventure Learning Center is balancing the two by offering courses that combine rope challenges and nutrition education.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 10:31

ISU Extension nutrition specialist suggests steps for following USDA's Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 10:15

Extension's nutrition education programs have been helping low-income couples and families plan healthy, cost-effective meals — and saving health care costs.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 10:07

Iowa State University researcher Kathleen Delate is undertaking perhaps the most comprehensive study of organic vegetable-growing practices by looking at the use of cover crops, manure, tillage and mulch.

Friday, January 14, 2011 - 15:16

ISU Extension is training volunteers with Retired Senior Volunteer Programs (RSVP) who will help older Iowans with limited incomes learn how the Iowa Food Assistance Program can help them buy nutritious food.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 11:28

Recent federal food safety legislation can impact small fruit and vegetable growers. Seven workshops throughout the state in January and February will highlight good practices for food safety and post-harvest handling.