In partnership with Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach engages you through research-based education, empowering you to live your best life. Our education helps you become closer to family, raise healthy children, talk with your teens, improve relationships, enjoy a lifetime full of memories, save more money, live a healthy life, have access to trusted resources, and care for yourself and others. We invite you to join us in person, virtually, or on-line! News You Can Use Here's a newsletter with nutrition information for seniors. It offers tips and suggestions for eating healthier, balanced meals. There are simple recipe suggestions and information about food terms and how to read labels. 2022 August Vegetables and MyPlateCanned CarrotsProduce Saving Tips August is Wellness month JulyComplementing Plant-Based Proteins Dry Great Northern Beans and Great Northern Bean Dip Buying in Bulk- Get More Value for your money JuneBack to the Basics Picnic Basket Food Safety Chewy Granola Bar recipe MayGet the Most Bang for Your Nutritional Buck Whole Wheat Pasta Food Safety in 4 Simple Steps Pasta Salad recipe AprilLowering Cholesterol with the Diet Save the Date! Check Your Storage Temperatures Apple Cinnamon Bread recipe March Stay Hydrated! Safe Selections-What NOT to bring home Whole Wheat Bread in a Bag February Heart Health Month Canned Collard Greens Fruits and Vegetables on a Budget Savory Collard Greens 2021 Newsletters December How to Meet your Age-Related Nutrition Needs Corn and Rice Cereal LIHEAP for Joy! Popcorn Trail Mix recipe November Fiber- Soluble versus Insoluble Spot Food Spoilage to Stay Safe Vegetable Chili with Sweet Potato October Topics in the NEWS newsletter: Iron-Rich Foods For Health Farina SNAP- For your health Recipe: Single Serve Breakfast Bowls September Black Bean Soup recipe Slower Cooker Safety Complimentary Proteins August July 5 Quick - Facts for Vitamin B12 Freezer Tips! Apple Tuna Sandwiches June Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Peanut Butter Eating the Rainbow in Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Budget Friendly Summer Activities Peanut Butter Balls May National Osteoporosis Wellness Month Save the date and limit food waste Enchilada Rice recipe April Value in Variety Legal Resources Apricot Pops recipe MarchNew and Improved My Plate Website Canned Green Bean tips and recipe for Green Bean Sautes Check your Temperature February JanuaryLearn about the Nutrition Facts Label Recipe on cornbread and chili. Words on Wellness Newsletter Welcome to “Words on Wellness,” a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family. Download your copy below.We'll Send It To You!! Click here to have this newsletter sent to you by email. 2023 January Handling leftovers and Food Safety Recipe: Slow Cooker Pork Chili The Joy of Physical Activity Make Better Choices Easier. 2022 Newsletters October What is a Plant-based Diet?Recipe-Slow Cooker LentilsBusted: SNAP MythsFighting Higher Grocery Prices SeptemberHow can the updated nutrition facts label help you?Recipe-Baked ApplesRefrigerator Tetris—Where should the food go?Food Donations August Shut Off Your Screen for HealthRecipe- Fiesta Skillet DinnerStretching Your Food DollarDiscover Iowa by Trail JulyWOW topics include: Protect Your Eyesight Orange Dressing with Fruit and Greens recipe Keep Your Picnic Safe Immune Boosting Adaptogens JuneMenu Planning Tips and Tricks Berry and Greens Smoothie recipe That’s My Jam Go SNAP, For Healthy Foods MayFermented Foods Support Your Health Recipe: Tzatziki and Pita Chips Food Safety: Spring Clean Your Refrigerator Physical Activity: Tend a Garden to Make Your Health Bloom AprilNutrition article: Meatless Meals Recipe: Santa Fe Stuffed Peppers Food Safety: Can You Outgrow a Food Allergy? Physical Activity: Walk With Ease: A Program for Better Living March Nutrition: March is National Nutrition Month Recipe: Thai Curry Chicken Food Safety: Put the Freeze on Spoiled Food Physical Activity: Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Chair Workout February Nutrition- Can Foods Fight the Flu? Recipe- Vegetable Soup with Kale and Lentils Food Safety- Stressing Out Can Make you Sick Physical Activity Melts Stress January Nutrition- Potatoes 101 Recipe- Loaded Potato Soup Food Safety Myth busters Encouragement Goes Far Allamakee County Farmers Market, Waukon We look forward to seeing you at the Waukon Farmers Market on Mondays, June - September, 3:30-6:00 pm at the Allamakee County Fairgrounds 4-H Foodstand. 2022 Allamakee County Fairgrounds Mondays, June 6 - September 26, 3:30-6:00 pm Vendors required to sign a Application/Market Agreement and a copy of your liability insurance coverage $30 vendor fee for the season (15 weeks) The agreement and fee must be turned into the Allamakee County Extension Office PRIOR to attending the market Call 563-568-6345 2022 Waukon Market Rules and Regulations, includes list of approved and unapproved items.2022 Vendor Application/Market Agreement for Waukon Farmers Market Local Food Directory (The following handouts are in .pdf format) Bell Pepper Butternut Squash Cantaloupe Carrots Cauliflower Celery Cucumbers Garlic Grapes Green Beans Onions Parsnip Peaches Plums Radish Raisins Raspberries Salsify Sweet Corn Watermelon Waukon Farmers Market The Waukon Farmers Market in Waukon will start its eighteenth season on Monday, June 6. Market times will be from 3:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. For 2022 the Waukon Farmers Market will not be purchasing insurance coverage. Vendors will need to have their own liability insurance coverage. Please provide a copy of your liability coverage to the Extension Office. The Farmers Market will be held at the Allamakee County Fairgrounds and will have assigned spots. Any vendors interested in participating at the Waukon Farmers Market are required to return the following: Farmers Market Agreement Copy of your liability insurance coverage Farmers Market Vendor Fee $10.00 per week up to $30.00 They may be dropped off at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Allamakee County office in Waukon BEFORE the market starts. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 p.m. Allamakee County Extension 218 7th Ave SE, Suite #102 Waukon, IA 52172 We look forward to seeing you during the 2022 growing season. Please call to 563-568-6345 for any questions.